Carbon dioxide + water = unhappy solution

The more carbon dioxide we put into Earth's atmosphere, the more dissolves in the ocean. University of Illinois research just published says that's causing a problem.

The world's oceans are getting more acidic. And the research shows this mechanism of rising carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and ocean is operating independently of any climate change.

So? Well, more acidic oceans result from carbon dioxide reacting with seawater. That acidity could start killing off ocean life, the researchers warn. It could even make it difficult for shellfish to maintain their shells, which would soften or even dissolve in acidic water. The fear they hold out is what they describe as "like a piece of chalk dissolving in vinegar." There go your plans for oysters on your birthday in 2050.

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Details about Apple's 'spaceship' campus from the drone pilot who flies over it

MyithZ has one of the most popular aerial photography channels on YouTube. With the exception of revealing his identity, he is an open book as he shares with CNET's Brian Tong the drone hardware he uses to capture flyover shots of the construction of Apple's new campus, which looks remarkably like an alien craft.

by Brian Tong