Not just a movie: the facts on the San Andreas Fault

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Messages in a meteorites bring news from outer space
Meteorites may make us think of images of giant rocks smashing into towns. In fact, meteorites rarely hit people. They regularly bring valuable materials to Earth from outer space. All of th...
Meteorites may make us think of images of giant rocks smashing into towns. In fact, meteorites rarely hit people. They regularly bring valuable materials to Earth from outer space. All of th...
Meteorites may make us think of images of giant rocks smashing into towns. In fact, meteorites rarely hit people. The...
- Posted on June 12, 2015
Woman sets out to row across Pacific Ocean
The best part of being on the ocean for weeks at a time, says Sonya Baumstein, is the stars. The worst? Being wet. All the time. Baumstein is an athlete from Orlando, Florida. She waited for...
The best part of being on the ocean for weeks at a time, says Sonya Baumstein, is the stars. The worst? Being wet. All the time. Baumstein is an athlete from Orlando, Florida. She waited for...
The best part of being on the ocean for weeks at a time, says Sonya Baumstein, is the stars. The worst? Being wet. Al...
- Posted on June 11, 2015
Fake orca flops as sea lion scarecrow
An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended, at least temporarily, with the fiberglass creature belly-up. It was swamped by...
An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended, at least temporarily, with the fiberglass creature belly-up. It was swamped by...
An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended...
- Posted on June 10, 2015
When will the leaning tower of Pisa fall over?
You asked us, “When will the leaning tower of Pisa fall over?” Pretty much since the first stone was laid, the tower of Pisa in Italy has been a Keystone Kops version of architecture....
You asked us, “When will the leaning tower of Pisa fall over?” Pretty much since the first stone was laid, the tower of Pisa in Italy has been a Keystone Kops version of architecture....
You asked us, “When will the leaning tower of Pisa fall over?” Pretty much since the first stone was laid,...
- Posted on June 10, 2015
They’re called “wild animals” for a reason
A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park. Don't get too close to bison. They're wild animals. They can be dangerous. Rangers...
A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park. Don't get too close to bison. They're wild animals. They can be dangerous. Rangers...
A pamphlet drawing of a man being gored and flung into the air warns tourists in Yellowstone National Park. Don't get...
- Posted on June 9, 2015
Free SAT test prep available
The way students can study for the SAT test is about to change. The nonprofit organization behind the SAT college entrance exam has teamed up with a California pioneer in online education. I...
The way students can study for the SAT test is about to change. The nonprofit organization behind the SAT college entrance exam has teamed up with a California pioneer in online education. I...
The way students can study for the SAT test is about to change. The nonprofit organization behind the SAT coll...
- Posted on June 5, 2015
Virtual reality becoming a greater part of reality
Virtual reality is creeping into our world. It was once seen mostly as a tool for alien-blasting gamers. Now movie studios, television producers and artists are adopting the technology. It i...
Virtual reality is creeping into our world. It was once seen mostly as a tool for alien-blasting gamers. Now movie studios, television producers and artists are adopting the technology. It i...
Virtual reality is creeping into our world. It was once seen mostly as a tool for alien-blasting gamers. Now m...
- Posted on June 5, 2015
Celebrities raise awareness of California drought
Willing or not, celebrities are playing a role in raising awareness about California's drought. Some stars have homes that boast lush, green lawns. They are well maintained at a time when re...
Willing or not, celebrities are playing a role in raising awareness about California's drought. Some stars have homes that boast lush, green lawns. They are well maintained at a time when re...
Willing or not, celebrities are playing a role in raising awareness about California's drought. Some stars hav...
- Posted on June 4, 2015
Man controls robotic arm with his mind
A man was paralyzed by a gunshot more than 10 years ago. Now, he can shake hands, drink and play "rock, paper, scissors." How does he do it? He controls a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers...
A man was paralyzed by a gunshot more than 10 years ago. Now, he can shake hands, drink and play "rock, paper, scissors." How does he do it? He controls a robotic arm with his thoughts, researchers...
A man was paralyzed by a gunshot more than 10 years ago. Now, he can shake hands, drink and play "rock, paper, scisso...
- Posted on June 3, 2015
Is it true we have taste buds in our stomachs?
You asked us, is it true that we have taste buds in our stomachs? Not only do we have taste receptors on our tongues and in our tummies, they're showing up in our intestines and lungs. ...
You asked us, is it true that we have taste buds in our stomachs? Not only do we have taste receptors on our tongues and in our tummies, they're showing up in our intestines and lungs. ...
You asked us, is it true that we have taste buds in our stomachs? Not only do we have taste receptors on our t...
- Posted on June 3, 2015
Spelling bee ends in tie, second year in a row
For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions. Each held onto one side of the golden trophy while they were showered with confetti. Vanya Shivashank...
For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions. Each held onto one side of the golden trophy while they were showered with confetti. Vanya Shivashank...
For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions. Each held onto one side of t...
- Posted on June 2, 2015
Walrus cam an Internet hit
A popular webcam is once again streaming to the Internet. It is showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach. Many seabirds fly overhead. The high-definition stream comes from Alas...
A popular webcam is once again streaming to the Internet. It is showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beach. Many seabirds fly overhead. The high-definition stream comes from Alas...
A popular webcam is once again streaming to the Internet. It is showing large male Pacific walruses lying on the beac...
- Posted on June 1, 2015
Do you suffer from cellphone separation anxiety?
If you feel anxious when you don't have your phone nearby, you are not alone. About 6 billion cellphones are in circulation on Earth. We depend on them for a huge range of services. We text friends...
If you feel anxious when you don't have your phone nearby, you are not alone. About 6 billion cellphones are in circulation on Earth. We depend on them for a huge range of services. We text friends...
If you feel anxious when you don't have your phone nearby, you are not alone. About 6 billion cellphones are in circu...
- Posted on May 29, 2015
Not just a movie: the facts on the San Andreas Fault
It's just a movie. There is truth and fiction in the plot. The San Andreas Fault awakens. It unleashes back-to-back jolts. The jolts leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco...
It's just a movie. There is truth and fiction in the plot. The San Andreas Fault awakens. It unleashes back-to-back jolts. The jolts leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco...
It's just a movie. There is truth and fiction in the plot. The San Andreas Fault awakens. It unleashes back-to...
- Posted on May 29, 2015