My 8-year-old son is very worried about Earth being destroyed by the sun when it becomes a red giant billions of years from now. They are deciduous and their leaves turn bronze in the autumn, but they don't fall off the tree.I have tried to comfort him by suggesting we could shift Earth's orbit by hurling asteroids towards the planet on trajectories that will gradually move it away from the sun. Instead, they hang on until spring when other plants are putting out their new leaves.A Huffington Post lifestyle writer and food blogger saw her blazing-fast marathon time go up in smoke after an investigation revealed she cut part of the 13.1-mile course.Jane Seo — a 24-year-old Harvard-educated writer who covers food in New York and contributes to the Huffington Post — aroused suspicions after the Fort Lauderdale Half Marathon on Sunday when an official noticed that her timing chip showed unusually fast miles throughout the second half of the race, the Miami New Times reports.How do these trees benefit from this different approach to deciduousness?In August in England, eight weeks after the summer solstice, the direct heat from the sun on a fine day feels much hotter than it does in April, eight weeks before the solstice, although its elevation is the same.Life on Earth depends on liquid water and the temperature at which it freezes or boils.How much would the values of 0°C and 100°C need to change to make life here unsustainable, or hugely different?
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Yet supermarkets sell a lot of chilled meals that include rice and these can have "use by" dates up to a week away.