An NBC News correspondent who waded into waist-high mud to deliver a jaw-dropping report as a powerful storm slammed California had to be rescued by firefighters after he became stuck in the thick mess.
The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 from
This unexpectedly pleasant waterfall destination will seem a little off the map for some Angelenos, but I found it well worth the drive to Thousand Oaks and very much worth the walk. Note: It includes
My Raspberry Pi arrived with the evening mail—by midnight, my husband and I had turned it into a working print server. And neither of us had any background in computer science. Raspberry Pi is a computer
Democrats and Republicans were unable to reach an agreement on a way to offset the cost of an eleven month extension and the talks broke down into partisan bickering over amendments. Senate Majority Leader
"El Vicentillo" being presented to the media in Mexico City on March 19, 2009. REUTERS/Daniel Aguilar An investigation by El Universal found that between the years 2000 and 2012, the U.S. government had
The case for constraining the NSA, even abroad Domestic spying has been the understandable focus of U.S. citizens and policymakers as Edward Snowden's disclosures about the NSA made international headlines.
A survey of the past year's papers demonstrates that the science is in on global warming. The next time you hear someone dispute that human activity is destabilizing our climate, remember this pie chart.
Qualcomm is not exactly a consumer electronics company. The San Diego-based chipmaker’s forte is to drive technology through research. It has developed and implemented much of the hardware componentry
Two projects reveal dazzling progress in portable DIY performance enhancement. NOW LED VIDEO WALL When the electronica band Starf--ker needed a portable video display, it turned to Hans Lindauer and Alex
(AP/Ed Andrieski) Drug warriors insist we still don’t know enough about its possible therapeutic properties. It’s simply not true December 26, 2013 11:00pm (UTC) This article originally appeared on AlterNet.
What an awe-inspiring sight! A few days ago, on Friday, November 29, The Grand Canyon was taken over by a rare weather phenomenon that filled the entire canyon with a thick layer of fog. The occurrence,
A new greenhouse gas that is 7,000 times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the Earth has been discovered by researchers in Toronto. The newly discovered gas, perfluorotributylamine (PFTBA),
As Americans carefully separate the paper and plastics from their trash, most probably don’t realize that their country doesn’t recycle stuff so much as export it to be recycled elsewhere. Specifically,
The idea of vertical farming is all the rage right now. Architects and engineers have come up with spectacular concepts for lofty buildings that could function as urban food centers of the future. In for