Briana Zaloba

55 Added | 6 Magazines | 10 Followers | @bzaloba | Keep up with Briana Zaloba on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Briana Zaloba”

Rain will get more extreme thanks to global warming, says NASA study

The forecast for the future of rainfall on Earth is in: over the next hundred years, areas that receive lots of precipitation right now are only going to get wetter, and dry areas will go for longer periods without seeing a drop, according to a new NASA-led study on global warming. "We looked at …

Google’s Cloud Is Eating Apple’s Lunch

A new front has opened in the smartphone war, and for the first time in many years, Apple is both outnumbered and outgunned.<p>I’m not talking about the phones themselves. iOS is still better than Android, although the gap has narrowed. The next iPhone will doubtless be the best phone in the world …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Obama on North Korea: We must deal with 'every contingency'

North Korea probably lacks the ability to deliver nuclear warheads on ballistic missiles but the United States must be prepared for “every contingency out there,” President Obama said in an exclusive TODAY interview recorded just before the Boston Marathon explosions.<p>“Based on our current …

North Korea

Iran Earthquake Leaves Scores Dead

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>Update 1:56 p.m.</b>: Things seem to be getting worse in Pakistan while the Iranian government is stil …

Google Glass infographic – how it works

If, like me, you’ve been trying to figure out just how Google Glass works then you’ll definitely want to check out this insightful infographic created by Martin Missfeldt. The infographic is a handy, albeit brief glimpse at the hardware setup, including camera, microphone, and speaker locations, …

Google Glass

North Korea: fear of attack raises tension around world - video

After North Korea warns it could launch a missile attack, tensions grow around the world. Japan has rolled out missile interceptors in central Tokyo, …

Hiking the Inca Trail

The security line at my home airport in Washington, D.C., isn’t where I expected to get my first reminder that I should have trained a little more for 19 days of trekking the mountains of Peru.<p>I assumed that lesson would be taught somewhere around 9,000 feet, on the Inca Trail. But before I even …

Simpler HIV-fighting antibodies could assist vaccine designers

Powerful HIV-fighting antibodies have long been found in complicated forms that are difficult to implement as vaccines, but researchers have now studied a simpler version of such an antibody and developed a road map to create a vaccine based on it. By finding the uncommon type of antibody in a …

NASA to get $100 million for asteroid wrangling project, says senator

The space lasso could soon be a reality. Senator Bill Nelson (D - FL) says that NASA is likely to get the $100 million it’s requesting to begin work on a robotic spaceship that could trap an asteroid and bring it into orbit around the moon in 2019, reports <i>Space.com</i><i>.</i> “This is part of what will be a …

Video: New Giant Tarantula Species on the Move

Author: Nadia Drake. Nadia Drake Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.06.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>On Apr. 2, we reported the discovery of a …

Crude oil leaks in Arkansas suburb after ExxonMobil pipeline ruptures

An ExxonMobil pipeline rupture near Little Rock, Ark., Friday evening has resulted in a “major oil spill,” according to the Environmental Protection Agency <b>--</b> and ignited further debate over the transportation of crude oil in the U.S.<p>Up to 10,000 barrels could have been spilled, according to a …

Oil

This year's flu season was long and tough, CDC says

The longer-than-average flu season finally appears to be ending, federal officials said on Friday, but it’s not quite done yet. Only six states, mostly in the Northeast, are now reporting widespread influenza.<p>The deaths of another five children were reported this past week, bringing the total for …

China’s air pollution is causing millions of premature deaths and an expat exodus

Residents of China don’t need a weatherman to tell them which way the particulate matter blows. But new research shows exactly how dangerous the country’s air pollution can be, and it’s getting scary enough to send foreigners running for the border.<p>Air pollution contributed to 1.2 million early …

Pollution

Smoking upon waking may raise cancer risk - Futurity

PENN STATE (US) — The sooner people smoke cigarettes after waking up in the morning, …

The 10 Best Small Towns In America

In a time when "authentic" is a travel buzzword, these hamlets are attracting visitors with an often unexpected—and surprisingly sophisticated—array of independent and locally-minded cultural, outdoor, and culinary offerings, all minus the urban price tags.<p>The only downside to all this small town …

Yellowstone National Park

There's Been an 'Astronomical' Rise in ADHD Diagnoses in Kids

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If it seems like more and more kids these days are coming down with attention deficit hyperactivity …

Robbie Rogers says it was impossible to stay in soccer after declaring he was gay

United States international Robbie Rogers has said it is "impossible" to remain in soccer after publicly declaring your homosexuality.<p>The 25-year-old, who last played for English second-tier side Leeds United, said last month he was stepping away from football after becoming only the third …

Soccer

N Korea 'readies' rockets to strike US bases

North Korea's leader has responded to America's use of nuclear-capable B-2 bombers in joint South Korean military<br>drills with more angry rhetoric, saying his rocket forces are ready to attack US positions.<p>The North's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) news agency said on Friday that Kim …

Bee deaths stir up renewed buzz

This past winter has been exceptionally rough for honeybees — and although it's too early to say exactly why, the usual suspects range from pesticides that appear to cause memory loss to pests that got an exceptionally early start last spring.<p>Friday marked the start of an annual survey that asks …

Dozens killed in China gas blast

A gas blast in a northeast China coal mine has killed 28 people, the latest incident to damage the industry's notoriously poor safety record.<p>The official Xinhua news agency cited a spokesman with the provincial work safety and supervision bureau as saying that 13 others were rescued after Friday's …

North Korea in 'state of war' with South

North Korea has announced that it has entered a "state of war" with South Korea and would deal with every inter-Korean issue accordingly.<p>"As of now, inter-Korea relations enter a state of war and all matters between the two Koreas will be handled according to wartime protocol," the North said in a …

New N.Y. gun law's opt-out forms overwhelm clerks

Tens of thousands of New York gun owners want to keep their names out of public records.<p>ALBANY, N.Y. — County clerks around New York say tens of thousands of pistol permit opt-out forms are flooding their offices as a state deadline nears for their completion.<p>But the counties have received no state …

How North Dakota Reached Its Extreme Abortion Tipping Point

Winston Ross reports from Fargo on how state lawmakers passed four of the nation’s most restrictive bills.<p>As they do each year on Good Friday, a …

China’s internet is better than yours

A new paper shines some light on the “next generation internet” China is building—and it’s far ahead of anything any other country has at the moment. The improvements aren’t just superficial faster broadband fluff either. They are deeply important changes to the very backbone of the system.<p>The …

Out of Space