Sarah Miller

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Dodgers stay alive, beat Cardinals 6-4 in NLCS Game 5

<b>Los Angeles</b> -- It took the Dodgers five games to hit a home run in the NL Championship Series. Once Adrian Gonzalez drilled the first one, their dormant offense broke loose.<p>Gonzalez homered twice and Zack Greinke delivered a clutch performance Los Angeles needed in a 6-4 victory over the Cardinals …

Rory McIlroy makes solid start at Korea Open with opening 70 in first tournament back after month's break

Rory McIlroy hits an opening round of 70 at Korea Open in his first tournament back after a month-long break from the game<p>Rory McIlroy admitted to feeling "a little rusty" after his opening round of 70 on the first day of the Kolon Korea Open in his first tournament back after a month-long …

Water discovered in Martian soil

Scoop up some soil on Mars, heat it up, cool down the steam and ... slurp, slurp! You've got water!<p>Mars might appear dry as a desert, but astronauts may someday be able to tap its soil to quench their thirst. Research recently published suggests that the soil from the Martian surface contains about …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

Millions Of Miles From Shutdown, Mars Rovers Keep Working

The budget negotiations in Washington are not front-page news on Mars. There, millions of miles away, NASA's rovers continue to operate, taking photographs and collecting data as they prepare for the coming Martian winter.<p>NPR's Joe Palca has this report for our Newscast unit:<p>"NASA's newest rover, …

Nasa Curiosity rover tests suggest life may have existed on Mars

An ancient network of rivers on Mars once made parts of the planet habitable for microbial life, according to the latest analysis from Nasa's Curiosity rover.<p>Rock dust drilled from sediments in the giant Gale crater on the red planet were found to contain clay minerals that can have formed only in …

The Painted Landscapes of China Danxia

China Danxia is a UNSECO World Heritage Site and the name given in China to landscapes developed on continental red terrigenous sedimentary beds …

Supersized natural wonders of US National Parks

Superlative natural wonders appear wherever you turn in the USA's national parks. Whether you're working on your bucket list - 'Climb North America's highest mountain!' - or just wanting to hug the world's largest living tree, you can explore nature's extreme outer limits at these record-setting US …

National Parks

Golf's All-Time Biggest Phenoms

The 10 best physicists

Photographing Tokyo's Coolest Escalators

Giant snails on advance in Florida

<b>South Florida is battling a growing infestation of the giant African land snail.</b><p>The snail is considered one of the most destructive invasive species, feeding voraciously on more than 500 plant species.<p>They can also eat through plaster walls, which provides the calcium content they need for their …

Video: The science of cute

Did you know that looking at cute pictures activates the same part of the brain as using cocaine or meth?<p>What is cute – scientifically? This video by …

Butterfly beauty

There are 4.5m butterflies - brought together over hundreds of years - at London's Natural History Museum. It is the world's biggest butterfly collection.<p>Here - as the museum brings in hundreds of pupae for its live Sensational Butterflies exhibition on its front lawn - staff have given BBC News …

Putting the Popular in Mechanics

Inside Flipboard / January 15, 2013<p>When I was a little boy, every few Saturdays my dad would take me to the basement of the Abraham Lincoln Hotel, in …

The Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Inside Flipboard / January 20, 2013<p>Thousands of people will gather on the west front lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Monday morning to watch President …

Follow the Big Game

Inside Flipboard / February 1, 2013<p>This year’s Super Bowl has sports fans salivating—more than usual, at least. It’ll be the first time in the …

The New York Times Arrives on Flipboard for Android

Inside Flipboard / February 28, 2013<p>The New York Times, America’s most respected name in news, is now designed and formatted for optimal reading on …

The Crazy Season

Inside Flipboard / March 18, 2013<p>Are you ready for the Big Dance? Sweet Sixteen? The Final Four? You bet you are—and Flipboard is here to help you …

Welcome to the Next Generation of Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / March 27, 2013<p>What’s the only thing better than Flipboard? Flipboard 2.0! It’s a major new edition, with treats for everyone from …

Renewable energy won’t stop global warming if investment goes on at this rate

The price of gold isn’t the only thing crashing these days. Global investment in renewable energy fell 22% in the first quarter compared to a year ago, according to a report released today by Bloomberg New Energy Finance.<p>Even though the first quarter tends to be weak, the $40.6 billion invested in …

Renewable Energy

Governor wants Michigan to approve driverless cars

Gov. Rick Snyder considers self-driving cars critical to the future of the auto industry.<p>ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Michigan's governor wants his state to become the fourth in the country to allow self-driving vehicles.<p>Gov. Rick Snyder said Google's driverless car is critical to the future of the auto …

Dropbox revamps its Chooser feature to include multi-select and built-in uploads

Dropbox has just overhauled its Dropbox Chooser feature to allow developers to implement even more features into their web apps. The new Dropbox …

First Google Glass Devices Are Coming Off The Production Line Now, Will Ship In Batches

Google just notified everybody on the Google Glass waiting list that it is “seeing the first few devices come off the production line right now.” Google says it wants to start shipping the devices as soon as possible and doesn’t want to wait until it has produced enough to fully satisfy demand. …

Netflix Moves To Samsung ARM-Based Chromebooks, Thanks To Premium Video Extensions In HTML5

Thanks to the availability of a couple of premium video extensions that it’s been helping to develop along with other Worldwide Web Consortium (W3C) members, Netflix today is announcing support for HTML5 playback on Samsung ARM-based Chromebooks. According to an entry on the Netflix Tech Blog, the …

Bing Apps for Windows 8 get major updates

Late least year, Microsoft rolled out a half dozen Bing Apps for Windows 8 users, each one focused on a specific category, such as travel and sports. …