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Security personnel check the temperature of passengers in the Wharf at the Yangtze River in Wuhan, Hubei province, China.

A Chinese embassy in Paris tracked down a woman who gloated on social media about cheating airport detection with a medicine that lowered her fever

"I was scared to death and rushed to eat [fever-reducing] medicine," she said on social media from France. Officials say she is no longer exhibiting symptoms.
Hurricane Michael sweeps the beachfront properties of Shell Point, Florida, on Wednesday.

We asked insurance workers where they’d live in the US to avoid future natural disasters — here’s what they said

Actuaries weighed in on where they'd live to avoid devastating natural disasters such as hurricanes and extreme heat.
It's no secret that women are constantly cold in offices.

Women are more productive in warmer offices because it makes their brains perform better

Researchers from the US and Germany found that women are better at mathematical and verbal tasks at higher temperatures.

A heatwave in Malaysia is causing temperatures to soar between 35-37 degrees – and an alert was issued for these 10 areas

Water supply is also a concern for some states, including Perak and Kelantan.

How long you can stay outside in extreme cold before getting frostbite

A polar vortex has hit the US Midwest. Going outside in subzero temperatures can result in frostbite and hypothermia for you and your pets.
Sudan is one of the hottest countries on Earth.

The 30 hottest countries on Earth

There are some countries where summer heat blazes all year round. These are the 30 hottest countries on Earth.
The athletes' village received a 3,500 litre delivery of non-alcoholic beer.

Extreme weather could trigger a global beer shortage that causes prices to skyrocket worldwide

Rising temperatures and severe drought could hinder the production of barley, creating a global beer shortage and a 16% decline in worldwide beer consumption.
You should never leave your dog I the car — ever.

10 things not to keep in your car in the summer

A car parked in the sun on an 72-degree day can reach an internal 119 degrees in less than an hour. There are things that you should never leave in a car in the summer, like pets and tech devices, due to the risk of damage from heat. Here are 10 things you should never leave in the car on a hot day.

Taking regular saunas seems to transform your health — more evidence that there could be a 3rd pillar of physical fitness beyond diet and exerci...

Something about regularly exposing yourself to hot temperatures, which gets your blood pumping like exercise does, seems to be associated with improved health and a better quality of life. It may not be good for us to spend all our time in climate-controlled spaces.

11 ways our atmosphere went bonkers this October that you probably didn’t notice

Climate change is a lot more complex than just some global thermometer ticking upward. Here are the anomalies we saw around the world in October.