Top 20 Wagamaga Highest Rated Reddit Posts of All Time

Animals are developing cancer due to 'significant' changes in the environment caused by humans, scientists claim. Pollution in oceans, radiation from power plants and pesticides from farms may be causing wild animals to develop tumours, according to experts from Arizona State University.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 13
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 3

Study: Guns in Chicago just '2.5 handshakes' away. In one of the first studies to try to map a gun market using network science, researchers used the novel scientific approach to understand how close offenders are to guns in the city of Chicago.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 18
Published : 6 hours ago
Comments : 1

More than A$340 million was reported lost by Australian victims of fraud schemes in 2017, up A$40 million on the previous year.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : australia
Points : 10
Published : 1 hour ago
Comments : 5

MIT chemists have devised a way to rapidly synthesize and screen millions of novel proteins that could be used as drugs against Ebola and other viruses. Before this study, no research group had been able to create so many proteins made purely of nonnatural amino acids.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 57
Published : 8 hours ago
Comments : 3

Carmakers to White House: Climate change is real

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 163
Published : 10 hours ago
Comments : 14

One political party would rather not deal with climate change. Vote accordingly

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 212
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 9

Shell investors revolt over pay and maintain pressure over climate change. Shell also faced a grilling from investors over how sincere its action is on reducing carbon emissions, with about half the questions related to climate change during the four-hour AGM.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : NoCorporations
Points : 3
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 0

Shell investors revolt over pay and maintain pressure over climate change. Shell also faced a grilling from investors over how sincere its action is on reducing carbon emissions, with about half the questions related to climate change during the four-hour AGM.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 0

Shell investors have rebelled over the company's executive pay, as the Anglo-Dutch oil company came under pressure to take stronger action on climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 2
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 0

Florida Cities Are Most at Risk From Climate Change, Report Says. Miami Beach most exposed city in the U.S to climate change

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 25
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 4

Florida Cities Are Most at Risk From Climate Change, Report Says

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 26
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 9

Florida Cities Are Most at Risk From Climate Change, Report Says. Miami Beach most exposed city in the U.S to climate change

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 3
Published : 12 hours ago
Comments : 0

How a group of teenagers convinced the Utah legislature to recognize climate change

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 14
Published : 13 hours ago
Comments : 1

Oil Prices Approach 4-year High Fueling a Growing Confidence. The global oil and gas industry continues its lengthy and strong recovery after posting two consecutive years of annual gains in 2016 and 2017.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 7
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 3

Children as young as age three are able to make judgements about who owns an object based on its location. The findings also show that children can sense an item's ownership without seeing someone interact with it.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 25
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 0

Children as young as age three are able to make judgements about who owns an object based on its location. The findings also show that children can sense an item's ownership without seeing someone interact with it.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,438
Published : 16 hours ago
Comments : 81

Electric vehicles could help save billions on energy storage. By removing the need to build new stationary grid storage, EVs can provide a dual benefit of decarbonizing transportation while lowering the capital costs for widespread renewables integration

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 11
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 5

Electric vehicles could help save billions on energy storage. By removing the need to build new stationary grid storage, EVs can provide a dual benefit of decarbonizing transportation while lowering the capital costs for widespread renewables integration

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 930
Published : 17 hours ago
Comments : 141

The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to a study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss of 83% of all wild mammals and half of plants, while livestock kept by humans abounds

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : sciences
Points : 19
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

The world’s 7.6 billion people represent just 0.01% of all living things, according to a study. Yet since the dawn of civilisation, humanity has caused the loss of 83% of all wild mammals and half of plants, while livestock kept by humans abounds

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 42
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 8

April 2018 marked the 400th consecutive month that the Earth's average temperature has exceeded the 20th-century average. The last time the average global temperature for a single month was below average occurred in December 1984.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 8
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

scientists have figured out how to create “hybrid” solar cells that generate power not just from sunlight but also from raindrops. This means we may soon see all-weather solar panels that work when it is cloudy and even at night, if it’s raining.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 5,467
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 239

Investors with $10 trillion in assets want the oil industry to take responsibility for “all its emissions”

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 699
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 35

Among couples being treated for infertility, depression in the male partner was linked to lower pregnancy chances, while depression in the female partner was not found to influence the rate of live birth, according to a study funded by the National Institutes of Health.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 111
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

The number of climate change-related lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies has boomed over the last few years. Offshore Technology tracks the growth in climate suits, the demands of cities and the potential outcomes.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 3
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

The number of climate change-related lawsuits filed against oil and gas companies has boomed over the last few years. Offshore Technology tracks the growth in climate suits, the demands of cities and the potential outcomes.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : TrueReddit
Points : 97
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 2

New research reveals beliefs about immortality. Whether religious or not, people tend to think that those who do good or evil in their earthly lives achieve greater immortality than those who lead more morally neutral lives.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 1
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 0

New research reveals beliefs about immortality. Whether religious or not, people tend to think that those who do good or evil in their earthly lives achieve greater immortality than those who lead more morally neutral lives.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 9
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 4

China will launch its toughest-ever fight against pollution and accelerate the construction of an ecological civilisation system. China has now reached a critical period in terms of protecting the environment and public expectation is growing

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 806
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 38

China will launch its toughest-ever fight against pollution and accelerate the construction of an ecological civilisation system. China has now reached a critical period in terms of protecting the environment and public expectation is growing

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 44
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 17

Air pollution causes 278 deaths a year in Gloucestershire

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 42
Published : 1 day ago
Comments : 7

Concern over the potential imminent eruptions of Earth's supervolcanoes, like Taupo in New Zealand or Yellowstone in the United States, may be quelled by the results of a new study suggesting that geological signs pointing to a catastrophic eruption would be clear far in advance.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 47
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 6

Study finds growing wealth gap between seniors and families with children. A third of all families with children have negative net worth due to debt.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 1,701
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 184

When an empathetic partner holds a lover's hand, their heart rates and breathing rates sync and their pain subsides, new research shows. Authors say such 'interpersonal synchronization' could play a role in the analgesic impacts of touch.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 420
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 9

Emails Reveal Closeness of UK's 'Strategic Relationship' with Oil Giant BP. Emails obtained show BP regularly meets with ministers, and uses its sponsorship of the UK’s public institutions to try and attract them to social events — with considerable success.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : unitedkingdom
Points : 85
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 8

Emails Reveal Closeness of UK's 'Strategic Relationship' with Oil Giant BP. Emails obtained show BP regularly meets with ministers, and uses its sponsorship of the UK’s public institutions to try and attract them to social events — with considerable success.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : ukpolitics
Points : 49
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 7

Emails Reveal Closeness of UK's 'Strategic Relationship' with Oil Giant BP. Emails obtained show BP regularly meets with ministers, and uses its sponsorship of the UK’s public institutions to try and attract them to social events — with considerable success.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 6
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

Royal Dutch Shell faces a shareholder challenge over climate change this week, as investors insist oil and gas firms should offer more transparency and action on carbon emissions.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 5
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

How your mind, under stress, gets better at processing bad news. Research has shown that people are normally quite optimistic – they will ignore the bad news and embrace the good.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 7
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

How your mind, under stress, gets better at processing bad news. Research has shown that people are normally quite optimistic – they will ignore the bad news and embrace the good.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 20
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 4

Research suggests white men are storing guns largely because they're anxious about their ability to protect their families, insecure about their place in the job market and beset by racial fears. Three percent of the population now owns half of the country’s firearms

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 3,582
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1635

Report links health to climate change. The report, commissioned by the Ministry of Health, reviewed international and domestic research to consider what health effects may present over the next 50 to 100 years.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 0
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 1

Two-thirds of world population will live in cities by 2050: UN report. Today, 55% of the world's population is urban, a figure which is expected to grow to 68% by 2050, with the addition of 2.5 billion new city residents

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 5
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 8

Brent crude oil prices are expected to trend gradually higher, hitting an average of $80 per barrel (/bbl) by mid-2019 before gradually trending lower to an average of $71/bbl by end-2019

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : investing
Points : 0
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 0

A study of 266,939 people living all around the world found that physical activity reduced depression risk. The future risk of developing depression was around 20% lower in people who did this.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 755
Published : 2 days ago
Comments : 32

Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord, a prominent American economist said Friday.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 201
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 14

Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the climate change targets set out by the Paris accord, a prominent American economist said Friday.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 75
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 27

A study has found critically endangered South American forests were man made. Huge swathes of land in Chile, Brazil and Argentina are covered with millions of Araucaria, or monkey puzzle trees, thanks to people planting or cultivating them more than a thousand years ago

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 460
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 6

Syracuse, N.Y. -- The former Environmental Protection Agency administrator for New York said today the Trump administration is "the worst ever" for the environment. "I think we're going to look back and see that our drinking water will be dirtier and our air will be dirtier."

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 53
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 0

Trump administration 'worst ever' on environment, former NY EPA official says

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 563
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 12

A study of 266,939 people living all around the world found that physical activity reduced depression risk. The future risk of developing depression was around 20% lower in people who did this.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 353
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 47

Neuroscientists at the University of Sussex have shown by using brain scans of drug users that heroin stimulates a more pleasurable response when taken at home but cocaine is more pleasurable outside the home, such as in a club.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 38
Published : 3 days ago
Comments : 8

New NASA Chief Says He Will Protect Climate Research. After his previous rejection of climate science, Jim Bridenstine tells employees he will keep politics out of the agency’s work

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : sciences
Points : 6
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

New NASA Chief Says He Will Protect Climate Research

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 885
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 52

New NASA Chief Says He Will Protect Climate Research. After his previous rejection of climate science, Jim Bridenstine tells employees he will keep politics out of the agency’s work

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 9
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 2

A team of Caltech researchers has discovered that social isolation causes the build-up of a particular chemical in the brain, and that blocking this chemical eliminates the negative effects of isolation. The work has potential applications for treating mental health disorders in humans.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : psychology
Points : 4
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Some of the world’s biggest fund managers are ratcheting up the pressure on oil and gas companies, expressing fear that a lack of action over tackling climate change could risk their investments.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 2
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 0

Some of the world’s biggest fund managers are ratcheting up the pressure on oil and gas companies, expressing fear that a lack of action over tackling climate change could risk their investments.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 1,600
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 46

Most homes in Washington with guns don’t store the firearms safely — fueling suicides. The findings, published in the American Journal of Public Health Association Thursday, come as government officials put special stress on the benefits of gun owners locking up their firearms to prevent shootings.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 38
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 56

Majorities of Americans say the federal government is doing too little to protect key aspects of the environment including water (69%) and air quality (64%). And two-thirds of Americans (67%) say the government is doing too little to reduce the effects of climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : TrueReddit
Points : 2,324
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 113

Study claims Bitcoin uses as much energy as Ireland, but experts don't agree. The rise in popularity of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies has been met with growing concern about the energy usage required by the thousands of computing systems that power these virtual currencies.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 477
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 115

Researchers explains why sleep and creativity are linked. Specifically, their idea explains how the two main phases of sleep—REM and non-REM—work together to help us find unrecognized links between what we already know, and discover out-of-the-box solutions to vexing problems.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 58
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 3

The U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord last year is "dangerous nonsense," France's former prime minister said Friday, warning that the world's climate is worsening faster than imagined.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 164
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 4

The U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord last year is "dangerous nonsense," France's former prime minister said Friday, warning that the world's climate is worsening faster than imagined.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 31
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 13

Official: US pullout from climate deal 'dangerous nonsense'

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 65
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 2

Climate change warning for Australia's military. A former chief of Australia’s armed forces has warned a mass migration of climate refugees could one day “overwhelm” the Navy's attempts at border control if the country fails to respond to the threat of climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 10
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 1

Climate change warning for Australia's military. A former chief of Australia’s armed forces has warned a mass migration of climate refugees could one day “overwhelm” the Navy's attempts at border control if the country fails to respond to the threat of climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 259
Published : 4 days ago
Comments : 20

Humans are leaving their mark on the world’s protected areas, study finds. About one-third of the world’s total protected area — around 6 million square kilometers (2.3 million square miles) — bears the scars of substantial degradation at the hands of humans

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 43
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 5

A team of Caltech researchers has discovered that social isolation causes the build-up of a particular chemical in the brain, and that blocking this chemical eliminates the negative effects of isolation. The work has potential applications for treating mental health disorders in humans.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 2,286
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 143

Racism and hate speech are rising in Croatia and the government is not doing enough to tackle it, a new report has claimed.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : europe
Points : 5
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 10

The Canadian government is pledging $2 billion over the next decade for large-scale projects aimed at blunting the effect of natural disasters linked to climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 6
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

The Liberal government is pledging $2 billion over the next decade for large-scale projects aimed at blunting the effect of natural disasters linked to climate change.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 1
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

Trump under fire for calling deported immigrants ‘animals’

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 52
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 27

Pruitt’s Own Scientist Appointees Challenge EPA Science Restrictions

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 34
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Republican lawmaker: Rocks tumbling into ocean causing sea level rise

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 2,055
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 162

UK taken to Europe's highest court over air pollution. European court of justice can impose multimillion euro fines if the UK and five other countries do not address the problem

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : europe
Points : 26
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 15

How your mind, under stress, gets better at processing bad news – Some of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime will occur while you feel stressed and anxious.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : TrueReddit
Points : 10
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 1

Researchers have examined how humans repress prejudices. Even people who would describe themselves as liberal and open-minded might not be free of unconscious racism.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 18
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 53

Last year saw the lowest birth rate in the US since 1978, according to data from the US National Center for Health Statistics. The decline in fertility in recent years decades means that the US population is not able to replace itself through reproduction alone.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : sciences
Points : 9
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 0

Last year saw the lowest birth rate in the US since 1978, according to data from the US National Center for Health Statistics. The decline in fertility in recent years decades means that the US population is not able to replace itself through reproduction alone.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 10
Published : 5 days ago
Comments : 8

Researchers show that people tend to focus more on the outcome of their decision and less on absolute moral principles when faced with a real-life scenario as opposed to a hypothetical scenario.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 36
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 10

Wealth in late life, independent of education, appeared to be associated with increased risk for dementia, suggesting that people with fewer financial resources were at higher risk, according to a study of a nationally representative sample of older English adults.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 3
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 0

‘Impossible to ignore’: Why Alaska is crafting a plan to fight climate change. The state's draft proposal urges more scientific research on threats like ocean acidification, which could threaten state fisheries, as well as new strategies to ensure food security in indigenous communities.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 6
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 0

‘Impossible to ignore’: Why Alaska is crafting a plan to fight climate change. While many conservative-leaning states have resisted aggressive climate policies, Alaska is already seeing the dramatic effects of global warming firsthand, making the issue difficult for local politicians to avoid.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : Futurology
Points : 1
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 0

‘Impossible to ignore’: Why Alaska is crafting a plan to fight climate change. While many conservative-leaning states have resisted aggressive climate policies, Alaska is already seeing the dramatic effects of global warming firsthand, making the issue difficult for local politicians to avoid.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 61
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 4

‘Impossible to ignore’: Why Alaska is crafting a plan to fight climate change

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : politics
Points : 10
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 1

Mammals only started being active in the daytime after non-avian dinosaurs were wiped out about 66 million years ago (mya), finds a new study led by UCL and Tel Aviv University's Steinhardt Museum of Natural History.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 15
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 8

South Koreans more worried about air pollution than Kim's nukes. Environmental issues beat nuclear annihilation as the source of most concern among South Koreans in a study conducted by the government

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : environment
Points : 13
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 0

An estimated 239,000 girls under the age of five die in India each year due to neglect linked to gender. discrimination, a new study has found. The figure, which amounts to 2.4 million deaths a decade, does not include pre-natal mortality rates.

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 120
Published : 6 days ago
Comments : 17

In a study investigating the use of transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) for drug addiction, researchers are the first to demonstrate that the noninvasive brain stimulation technique can dampen brain activity in response to drug cues in chronic alcohol users and chronic cocaine users

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 22
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 0

Air pollution tied to high blood pressure for children. The study found that high blood pressure tied to air pollution lasts beyond childhood. Children who have elevated blood pressure in childhood have a higher probability of having hypertension later in life and cardiovascular diseases

Author : Wagamaga
Subreddit : science
Points : 39
Published : 1 week ago
Comments : 5