A recent scientific discovery has drastically changed our view of the global carbon cycle and identified a new significant risk. Researchers have discovered a giant lake or reservoir made up of molten carbon sitting below the western US. The molten carbon lake could drastically and immediately change the global climate for over a decade. Thankfully there is little risk in the near future of this happening. The molten carbon sits 217 miles beneath the surface of the Earth in the upper mantle and has no immediate pathway to the surface. In total the lake covers approximately 700,000 square miles, approximately the size of Mexico. This has redefined how much carbon scientists believe sits locked
Two days before the April 19th suicide of Aaron Hernandez, the former star New England Patriots tight end who had been serving a life sentence for the murder of his friend Odin Lloyd, the investigative journalist Michele McPhee appeared on a Boston sports radio show. It was “Marathon Monday” in Boston. McPhee, an ABC News producer, formerly a New York Daily News bureau chief, and an author of true-crime books, had been invited on WEEI’s “The Kirk & Callahan Show” to talk about her new book, “Maximum Harm,” which investigates the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Hernandez had just been acquitted of murder the previous Friday, in a separate case. But McPhee’s friends Kirk Minihane and Gerry Callahan
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You would have to be living under a rock not to realize that Chip and Joanna Gaines, the stars of HGTV's Fixer Upper, have a booming home renovation and design business. Or that Joanna's Magnolia Home collection of decor is growing at a rapid rate. And if you're a fan, you are no doubt are aware of the Silos, the couple's Waco, TX, complex and headquarters, which houses their flagship Magnolia Market store as well as a bakery and recreation grounds. But what many longtime viewers don't realize is that the Gaineses' Magnolia brand also includes Magnolia Realty, a full-service real estate company. While you may not be able to have Chip and Joanna create your dream home on Fixer Upper, you can work