Researchers in Oregon say they’ve found evidence suggesting that Chinook salmon are born with an “inherited magnetic map” that helps them navigate across thousands of miles of ocean waters and rivers.
This winter’s intense cold has brought a fringe benefit to people who live around southern Lake Superior: They can walk to the uniquely beautiful, and currently frozen, sea caves of the Apostle Islands.
Temperatures are going to stay below freezing for the next few days across the Northeast, and that’s not good news for a half-million or so households and businesses in southeastern Pennsylvania. Many won’t have electricity again until Friday or the weekend.
Remember, Curiosity is about the size of a Mini Cooper, but it’s equipped with six tires and an advanced system designed to climb hills. The issue here is that something could be hiding underneath the sand.
The New York Times sums up the committee’s conclusions by saying that the panel “sharply criticized the Vatican … for putting the reputation and interests of the Holy See above the interests of children who had been sexually abused by priests, effectively allowing priests to continue abuse and escape prosecution.”
The United States is one step closer to a future where cars will communicate with each other to avoid accidents.
Facebook, Microsoft, Google and LinkedIn released updated details on the number of times the U.S. government asked the companies to turn over information about its users.
The State Department says that production of Canadian tar-sand crude, which has a bigger greenhouse gas footprint than other types of oil, is unlikely to be increased if the Keystone XL pipeline goes ahead — and therefore would do little to contribute to climate change.
The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Denver Broncos 43-8 to win Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J. on Sunday night, the first Super Bowl victory in the team’s history.
But the recently rediscovered “first Porsche in the world” — dubbed the P1 — was a technological marvel for its time. It “included a compact electric drive weighing 286 pounds,” writes the automotive news site Jalopnik, and could chug along at 22 mph.