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Donald Trump has singlehandedly breathed life back into the “other social media app” — Twitter. The platform had gone stale. It loses money every year and had a declining user base. Cue the late-night tweets about Hillary Clinton, illegal wiretapping, and voter fraud, and voila, Twitter is again alive and kicking. The tweet storms turned […]

Disappearing beaches

Using a newly developed computer model called CoSMoS-COAST (Coastal Storm Modeling System – Coastal One-line Assimilated Simulation Tool), scientists predict that with limited human intervention, 31 percent to 67 percent of Southern California beaches may become completely eroded (up to existing coastal infrastructure or sea-cliffs) by the year 2100 under scenarios of sea level rise […]