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Rio 2 - What Goes on in the Amazon Affects Us All

KIDS FIRST! | Posted 06.08.2014 | Teen
KIDS FIRST!

Rio 2 is a wonderful animation with great comedy for the entire family. Blu (voiced by Jesse Eisenberg) and Jewel (voiced by Anne Hathaway) are back in Rio 2 with their three children.

Put It on Ice

Mario Livio | Posted 05.12.2014 | Science
Mario Livio

This winter, the continental U.S. has experienced such long periods of cold weather that some have started to wonder whether scientists have somehow gotten the signs wrong, and instead of global warming we are experiencing a mini ice age.

China's Airpocalypse: 'Breathing Together, Sharing the Fate'

Aiko Stevenson | Posted 05.03.2014 | Green
Aiko Stevenson

For decades, the Chinese leadership sacrificed the environment in order to achieve breakneck economic growth. Now, it will need to sacrifice its coal industry for the sake of both its people, and the very planet that we live on.

WATCH: Construction Workers Unearth Mammoth Tusk

AP | Posted 02.12.2014 | Science

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle museum official says construction workers have found a tusk from an ice age mammoth. KIRO-TV reports (http://is.gd/GFoLe1)...

Fossilized Poop Paints Surprising New Picture Of Ancient 'Mega-Beasts'

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 02.06.2014 | Science

Woolly mammoths, rhinos and other ice age beasts may have munched on high-protein wildflowers called forbs, new research suggests. And far from livin...

Are We Headed Toward A Mini Ice Age?

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

If you thought the polar vortex was bad, get a load of a new climate phenomenon that just might be coming our way. Some scientists say we could be ...

Twentieth Century Fox World Is Gonna Give Disneyland A Run For Its Money... Maybe

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 12.18.2013 | Travel

Yesterday, Twentieth Century Fox unveiled the much-anticipated name of its future theme park in Malaysia. The title is... drumroll... TWENTIETH CEN...

SOLVED: 14,000-Year-Old Ocean Mystery

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.16.2013 | Science

It's long been known that after the last Ice Age, the northern reaches of the Pacific Ocean erupted with life, but scientists were at a loss to explai...

Ice Age Organisms Can Grow & Reproduce, Scientists Say

| Posted 05.28.2013 | Science

By Sarah C. P. Williams A group of plants frozen inside Teardrop Glacier in the Canadian Arctic for more than 400 years still has the ability to gro...

The Icehouse Is Our Home

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact
Peter A. Georgescu

It's normal for CO2 to be much higher than it is now and by artificially returning the planet to its normal state we may actually be cutting short our Icehouse and preventing the next descent of glaciers from the poles. But do we want that? Are we ready to say goodbye to winter and our four seasons entirely?

'Ultraconserved Words' From Last Ice Age Identified

| Posted 05.08.2013 | Science

By Elizabeth Norton If you've ever cringed when your parents said "groovy," you'll know that spoken language can have a brief shelf life. But freq...

Global Cooling? Russian Specter of New Cooling Period Alarms Alaskans.

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 07.03.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

Snow fell on the Anchorage Hillside again Thursday. The National Weather Service was forecasting up to an inch by the end of the day. And for Alaskans...

ReThink Review: The Croods - Caveman or Superman?

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.21.2013 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

When is a cavemen not a cavemen? In the case of the new animated movie The Croods, it's when the family of "cavemen" in question looks cosmetically like Neanderthals but seem to have the powers of superheroes.

Alaska Scientists Discover Remains of 40,000-Year-Old Extinct Bison

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 03.30.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

As she scraped cold dirt from the remains of an extinct bison, Pam Groves wrinkled her nose at a rotten-egg smell wafting from gristle that still clun...

Scientist Sees Global Warming Solution Erupting from Geo-Engineered Volcanoes

AlaskaDispatch.com | Posted 03.10.2013 | Science
AlaskaDispatch.com

A Harvard expert has come up with an idea that could revive the Ice Age in a snap and end global warming. It's just one of a handful of "geo-engineeri...

12 Winter Break Movies for Kids of All Ages

Common Sense Media | Posted 03.05.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

When it's cold and dark outside and the kids need something to do, try one of our favorite winter break movies. Rally the whole family for a family movie night. Add a hot beverage and a few blankets to the mix and you'll never want to leave your couch!

John Leguizamo Signs On For Two High-Profile Movies

Posted 08.06.2012 | Latino Voices

By Michael Lopez Someone in Hollywood must have really liked John Leguizamo's portrayal of Sid in Ice Age 4. This week it was announced that the ...

Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast: Ice Age: Continental Drift

Dan Persons | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Cinefantastique Online's Steve Biodrowski, Lawrence French, and I went to see all the animal hijinks and weigh in on how the fourth installment of the Ice Age franchise fares, whether the filmmakers are at all invested in these films at this point, and where the hell did all the humans go?

'Ice Age' Stumbles At Box Office

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 07.15.2012 | Entertainment

If it feels as though nothing is happening in the movie world except a relentless torrent of superhero news, you're not alone. (In fact, let's get one...

Why I May 'Push' My Kid

Denise Albert | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents
Denise Albert

Do you push your kids? Do you let them quit? Do you encourage them to continue activities they don't particularly like? Is that even pushing them, or is it building character?

PHOTOS: Rare Mammoth 'Graveyard' Found In Pit Mine

AP | MARKO DROBNJAKOVIC | Posted 06.20.2012 | Science

KOSTOLAC, Serbia -- First there was one. Then another. And another. Archaeologists in Serbia say they have discovered a rare mammoth field containing...

Mystery Of Massive Volcanic Eruption Said Solved

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.19.2012 | Science

A massive volcano erupted somewhere on Earth in the 13th Century and was so powerful it caused a global cold spell. Until now, that's about all scient...

What Killed Off Woolly Mammoths?

Posted 06.12.2012 | Science

By: Charles Q. Choi, LiveScience Contributor Published: 06/12/2012 11:08 AM EDT on LiveScience Woolly mammoths were apparently driven to extinctio...

WATCH: Family Shocked To Find Prehistoric Bones In Backyard

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.07.2012 | Science

When an Iowa family first stumbled across the strange object in their backyard, it looked like an old bowling ball. But imagine the surprise when the ...

Neanderthals Getting a Colorful Upgrade

Kyle Jarrard | Posted 07.21.2012 | Science
Kyle Jarrard

At long last, these creatures who roamed the Continent for hundreds of thousands of years only to become extinct 30,000 years ago under the onslaught of modern humans from Africa are getting a major upgrade by the scientific community.