Thomas Opgrand

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Japan switches off last nuclear reactor

Japan has started the process of switching off its last working nuclear reactor for a scheduled inspection with no restart in sight due to public hostility towards atomic power.<p>The move on Sunday leaves the world's third largest economy without atomic energy for the second time since the Fukushima …

Remote Antarctic Trek Reveals A Glacier Melting From Below

Scientists watching Antarctica's Pine Island Glacier from space have noticed with some alarm that it has been surging toward the sea.<p>If it were to melt entirely, global sea levels would rise by several feet.<p>The glacier is really, really remote. It's 1,800 miles from McMurdo, the U.S. base station …

Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby, who has died aged 80, introduced the noise-reducing and surround-sound technology that revolutionised cinema acoustics and ushered in the modern era of high-quality, realistic film sound.<p>His system of using multiple loudspeakers and multichannel technology — first through his Dolby …

Colorado Floods: More Than 7,000 Evacuated

Nearly 500 people were still unaccounted for today in Larimer County, Colo., alone in wake of the ferocious flooding that has ripped through the …

The advantages and disadvantages of the no-huddle, hurry-up offense in the NFL

Last year was all about the read option. In 2013, the NFL world is buzzing about the hurry-up and no-huddle offenses. How will the latest round of offensive innovation impact the game?<p>The no-huddle and the hurry-up have seen a resurgence in the NFL recently. Last year, the read-option was …

Week 2 NFL Viewing Guide: Who's Got It Better Than Us?

Game of the Week<p><b>49ers at Seahawks, Sunday, 8:30 p.m. ET</b><p>In the NFL, rivalries are fleeting. There are exceptions (Dallas-Washington, Chicago–Green …

The Ugly, Disorganized Obama Victory on Syria

If there’s one thing that Wash­ing­ton can agree on right now, it’s that the Obama ad­min­is­tra­tion’s hand­ling of the chem­ic­al-weapons at­tack …