René Descartes, born on March 31, 1596, offered a philosophical outline for the natural sciences by thinking that science is an activity of the discerning mind using one brief phrase “I think, therefore I am.” Wyatt and Gavin suggest a different axiom, namely: “I bark, therefore I stay.” You can join John as he attempts to confirm his existence while thinking of music to play on Crosscurrents, 3/31 at 8 a.m.
- The 750-mile Race to Alaska is back for a second year as 43 teams of sailors, rowers and paddlers prepared to set off from Port Townsend, Washington at 6 a.m. on Thursday.
- Hydrokinetic technology developed in Alaska’s rigorous conditions will help researchers design systems that can be used worldwide.
- Ketchikan’s Britta Adams braved the cold ocean and strong tides recently to swim more than 10 miles of the rocky Wrangell Narrows.
- As stock markets suffer, Alaskans consider UK referendum vote impacts.