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Yoko Ono's publicist sues Mario Batali's Eataly in NYC over 'homophobic' remarks

published about 3 hours ago
Yoko Ono's publicist sues Mario Batali's Eataly in NYC over 'homophobic' remarks
Yoko Ono's publicist is suing Eataly, celebrity chef Mario Batali's New York food emporium,

Nokia just released a huge update for its innovative Android app

published about 3 hours ago
Nokia just released a huge update for its innovative Android app
On June 19th of this year, Nokia was reborn. The company that had been known for years as a cell phone pioneer had sold off its devices business, and the world was waiting to see what new paths Nokia might take. There are a few, as it turns out, but one of them saw the company release a surprisingly innovative new Android app this past summer, and it just got a big update that users will love. Earlier this week, Nokia announced ... more

Police officer resigns, another is fired after Ferguson incidents

published about 3 hours ago
Police officer resigns, another is fired after Ferguson incidents
A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fired for inappropriate social media posts stemming from the two weeks of civil unrest, officials said on Friday.

Snapchat lets you watch and create group videos of live events with 'Our Story'

published about 3 hours ago
Snapchat lets you watch and create group videos of live events with 'Our Story'
Snapchat isn't just for sharing slices of your life with your friends anymore. Anyone in the world with Snapchat can then open their app, find the collection of snaps from that event, and watch it as a single Snapchat Story.


Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes

published about 5 hours ago
Chance of 'megadrought' in U.S. Southwest now 50%, study concludes
The chance of a "megadrought" gripping the Southwest for more than 30 years has increased to 50%, scientists say, which mean bad news for California's ... more

Forensic Hydrology at the Gowanus Canal

published about 6 hours ago
Forensic Hydrology at the Gowanus Canal
Eymund Diegel, an environmental planner who wants the cleanup of the canal done right, uses unorthodox forensic methods to account for the natural watershed, the ... more

Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no

published about 12 hours ago
Does Antarctic sea ice growth negate climate change? Scientists say no
In the blue half-light of the Antarctic autumn, a thin film spreads across the continent's coastal waters. It's an embryonic form of sea ice: a ... more

EPA says proposed Delta water tunnel would harm environment

published about 19 hours ago
EPA says proposed Delta water tunnel would harm environment
In a sharp rebuke of state plans for a massive water tunnel system in Northern California, federal environmental officials say that the project would violate ... more

Fracking report clears way for California oil, gas leasing to resume

published about 20 hours ago
Fracking report clears way for California oil, gas leasing to resume
The federal government will resume oil and gas leasing in California following a report released Thursday that found little scientific evidence that fracking and similar ... more
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Airships That Carry Science Into the Stratosphere

published Mon, Aug 25 2014 12:40 GMT
Airships That Carry Science Into the Stratosphere
Engineers are designing sleek new airships that could streak past layers of cloud and carry telescopes into the thin, icy air of the stratosphere.

Time Travel: Dark Spots in Our Knowledge of Neptune

published Mon, Aug 18 2014 15:59 GMT
Time Travel: Dark Spots in Our Knowledge of Neptune
Voyager 2 and the Hubble Space Telescope have offered tantalizing glimpses of Neptune that show how much more there is to learn about the planet.

Raw Data: The Intelligent-Life Lottery

published Mon, Aug 18 2014 12:31 GMT
Raw Data: The Intelligent-Life Lottery
Some argue that with billions of stars in our galaxy, there must be other civilizations. But others say intelligence is so rare on Earth; why ... more

Television Review: ‘Man vs. the Universe,’ on the Science Channel

published Tue, Aug 12 2014 15:07 GMT
Television Review: ‘Man vs. the Universe,’ on the Science Channel
“Man vs. the Universe,” on the Science Channel, looks at current space research in three parts.

Observatory: A Galaxy That Doesn’t Look Far, Far Away

published Mon, Aug 11 2014 16:48 GMT
Observatory: A Galaxy That Doesn’t Look Far, Far Away
A telescope in Chile captures a clear, detailed image of Messier 33, a neighbor of the Milky Way.