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Fossilized whale skull shows sonar existed 32 million years ago

In a study published in <i>Nature</i> this week, researchers now say that a fossilized whale skull discovered outside Charleston, SC presents all the tell-tales signs related to echolocation in present-day toothed whales, dolphins, and porpoises. The skull is approximately 28 million years old, belonged to …

Deadly knife attack in China market

Five people were hacked to death and one fatally shot at a market in the southern city of Changsha on Friday morning, according to local police.<p>A fight between two peddlers ended when one stabbed the other to death, and “in the process of fleeing,” hacked at four pedestrians before police arrived …

What does the biggest free trade deal in history mean for the environment?

My verdict<p>Both the EU and US are adamant TTIP will not affect both regions’ environmental protection standards. But green groups, forewarned by past experiences of free trade agreements, are incredulous.<p>Any attempt to fully align the two regions would precipitate a disaster for environmental …

The era of Facebook is an anomaly

danah boyd’s SXSW keynote is sold out. When it’s over, a dozen fans rush the stage.<p>These fans aren’t young groupies hoping to get a closer glimpse at their favorite rock star, but full-grown adults hoping to hear one more word from boyd. She’s one of the world’s sharpest authorities on how teens …

The US Mint is making a curved coin that looks like a baseball

The US plans to mint a trio of coins that will certainly be a bane for vending machines and pockets alike, with a curved design depicting a baseball on one side and a baseball glove on the other. The coins, which come in 50 cent, $1, and $5 denominations (in gold, silver, and clad), are being made …

Bill Gates on Snowden, climate change, and the future of agriculture

Microsoft founder Bill Gates, who recently became the world's richest man once again, has the same reservations about government as many of his fellow tech moguls. "You have to have a certain realism that government is a pretty­ blunt instrument," he tells <i>Rolling Stone</i> in a long, wide-ranging …