Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Another weekend, another major snow storm: The latest system to sweep the U.S. Northeast brought another 30 centimeters to Boston — on top of 1.8 meters that has fallen over the last month — and tested residents who say the winter is beginning to feel like one without end.
Monday, February 16, 2015
You've heard of the iPhone and iPad. How about the iCar?
If you thought today's young YouTube celebrities have only virtual contact with their fans, think again. They have taken on something new: real life.
Canines of all shapes and sizes are descending on the Big Apple this weekend ahead of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
African countries agreed Saturday to strengthen their meteorological services to reduce the impact of extreme weather events at a meeting of ministers in Cape Verde.
Sunday, February 15, 2015
Swiss researchers are developing contact lenses that contain tiny telescopes to boost vision and zoom in and out with the wink of an eye, researchers said Friday.
It's true. Don't believe everything you read on the Internet. In fact, according to a study by media researchers, many news organizations fail to do enough to separate fact from fiction, and often help unverified rumors and reports to go viral online.
Those days of calling your bank to let them know that, yes, you really are in Thailand, and yes, you really did use your credit card to buy US$200 in sarongs, may be coming to an end.
A scientist who tracks a group of endangered killer whales that frequents Puget Sound says he's spotted a second baby born to the pod in the past two months.
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Shoddy waste management and littering across the globe likely added eight million metric tons (17.6 billion pounds) of plastic to the ocean in 2010, posing significant dangers to marine life, scientists said Thursday.