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The United Kingdom, France, Germany, and the Netherlands all broke high-temperature records yesterday.Europe's hottest summers for the last 500 years have come in the past 17. 

There's a strong likelihood that July will end up being the warmest month ever measured on Earth.

Forget the Little Ice Age—a new study finds that absolutely nothing like today's global warming has happened on this planet "for at least the past 2,000 years."

Due to heatwaves in Siberia, Canada, and Alaska, more than 100 wildfires have ravaged the Arctic since June.

Studies find that heatwaves can lead us “to misinterpret our own physical sensations, and infer that we’re angry.”

Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon has surged to above three football fields a minute.

The Water Observatory offers "reliable and timely information" about surface water levels for around 7,000 waterbodies.

Automakers side with California, not the White House, and stick to Obama-era regulations designed to reduce emissions that contribute to the climate crisis.

Earlier in his term, advisers presented him with a chart that projected a hockey stick spike in the national debt unless major changes are made. Trump shrugged. “Yeah, but I won’t be here,” he reportedly said.

Meanwhile: Trump’s Justice Department resumes carrying out the death penalty after a lull of nearly two decades.

The spacecraft Light Sail 2 is using solar sails to power itself on low Earth orbit—an idea first imagined in the 1600s.

See also: A boy rides a luggage conveyor belt deep into an airport’s bowels.

The medals for Tokyo's 2020 Olympics will be made from gold, silver, and bronze recycled from 78,895 tons of donated old gadgets.

The Urban Weed Awards, created by Michael Pederson, give superlatives to nuisance plants.

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“We are complicit in stoking his myth.” Charles Manson’s evil deeds and helter-skelter nonsense have become a viable industry.

Since Manson was once an aspiring songwriter in Los Angeles: an annotated playlist of songs to suit Quentin Tarantino’s new movie. 

Pulitzer-winner Héctor Tobar relates what it’s like to grow up living next door to James Ray, the assassin of Martin Luther King, Jr.