Visualizing the interconnections among climate risks

IMAGE: The causal links of the network flowchart are the same as those of the corresponding network map (Figure 1). view more  Credit: NIES Socio-economic activities in the present world have become increasingly interdependent because of rapid technological progress, urbanization, and globalization. Because of these interdependencies between human society and natural ecosystems, climate impacts on one…

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Medical News Today: What are the pros and cons of GMO foods?

Genetically modified crops are designed to be tougher, more nutritious, or taste better. However, there are safety concerns. A manufacturer creates a genetically modified organism (GMO) by introducing genetic material, or DNA, from a different organism through a process called genetic engineering. Most currently available GMO foods are plants, such as fruit and vegetables. All…

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I Doozy: Taylor Swift Surprises a Couple. Again.

Image While Alexander Goldschmidt and Ross Girard were celebrating their engagement, they got a special surprise visit from Taylor Swift who performed.CreditLeigh Gaston The wave of attention that accompanied Taylor Swift’s surprise performance at the Los Angeles engagement party of Alexander Goldschmidt and Ross Girard on Feb. 23 was nothing Mr. Goldschmidt didn’t see coming.…

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How to Support a Friend or Loved One Who Has Been Sexually Abused

It’s an especially difficult time to be a survivor of sexual abuse or assault. On top of the daily struggle to stay safe and healthy, sexual abuse survivors also have to contend with an endlessly triggering news cycle. If you’re not a survivor yourself but you’re close to one — maybe a partner, friend or…

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ELLE Editorial: The Body Electric

A surefire way to stand out this season is in daring silhouettes paired with an aura-enhancing glow. Dress, $3,845, bandeau, $1,275, both, Balmain. Bracelet, Cartier. BEN HASSETT Dress, Burberry, $6,900. Necklace, DeBeers. BEN HASSETT Trench coat, Moschino Couture, $5,995. Swimsuit, Roland Mouret, $445. Earrings, ring, all, Bulgari. BEN HASSETT Dress, boots, $1,300, all, Celine by…

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Everlane Finally Made Mom Jeans and They Are Good

Mom jeans are tough. Do they flatter your butt like a Fashionova fit? Absolutely not. But do they make you feel strangely accomplished and put together? Somehow, yes! The high-waist, straight-leg, loose-crotch silhouette is my jam, and I’m not afraid to admit it. And now Everlane is getting in the game. Courtesy The 90’s Cheeky…

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The Flower Disrupter

LONDON — Whitney Bromberg Hawkings never wanted to be a florist. “I still don’t dream of being a florist,” said the 44-year-old former communications director at Tom Ford. Yet there she was, sitting behind a big bunch of yellow parrot tulips at the headquarters of Flowerbx, her company in north London. Flowerbx, now four years…

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Q&A: The Thrill of the Chase

Image CreditVictoria Roberts Q. Why do dogs delight in chasing and returning a ball or stick? A. Conclusive research is lacking, but several plausible theories have been offered to explain why so many dogs love to play fetch. Many dog-behavior experts link the behavior to primeval prey-carrying, in which the ancestors of today’s dogs took…

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