A series of atmospheric events, beginning with El Niño and a string of powerful Northwest Pacific typhoons, have led to record heat across much of AlaskaThe heat has caused rapid snowmelt that flooded the crucial oil trucking route between Fairbanks and Deadhorse, Alaska,
Thirty large whales have died in the western Gulf of Alaska since May, an unusually high number for the region, and scientists aren't sure what's causing the die-off.The number of large whale strandings is almost three times the historical average for the region, which is 8,
Alaska’s wildfires burned through their 5 millionth acre this week, making 2015 the third most destructive wildfire season ever recorded in the state, and NASA’s Terra satellite captured this striking image of the fires from above.Read more...
A federal judge on Sunday struck down Alaska's first-in-the-nation ban on gay marriages, the latest court decision in a busy week for the issue across the country.It wasn't immediately clear when marriage licenses would be issued to same-sex couples in the state,
Robotron23 writes: Coinciding with the midterm elections yesterday were state ballots proposing the legalization of cannabis. All three territories where full legalization was tabled approved the measure, joining Washington state and Colorado.
What killed the mayor of Juneau, Alaska?That's the question residents of Alaska’s remote capital are asking on Tuesday, one day after the city's newly elected mayor was found dead on the floor of his home with unspecified injuries to his body."The mayor did have injuries,
President Obama’s headed to Alaska today, but it’s not the typical politicized meet-and-greet. From talking to residents who are forced to flee their homes due to rising sea levels, to learning the political repercussions of melting polar ice,
Advantageous hunters in Alaska have one less advantage after the state's Board of Game approved a measure that prohibits the use of drones to spot animals. Now they'll just have to rely on their special camouflage clothing, high-powered rifles,
It's so ungodly hot in much of California right now that you can almost hear the sun sucking what's left of our reservoirs dry. But if a group of engineers and politicians would have had their way in 1964, the lower 48 would be swimming in water imported from the far North—all the way from Alaska.
The drought hitting the West is not just striking the continental US. That same weather pattern that’s sucking the life out of California is also making life hot, dry, and dangerous for the top third of North America: Alaska and Canada have seen little rainfall, soaring spring temperatures,
Airport lounges offer travelers a place to relax, unwind and get away from the crowd while they wait for a flight, and airlines have gone to great lengths to make their lounges appealing to guests willing to pay for the privilege.While other airlines add chandeliers, culinary masterpieces,
How much water do you drink a day, really? What about your closest pal, or your family? Be honest. If it’s not the two litres recommended, then we’ve got work to do.We all know someone (or are someone) who refuses to reach their daily H2O quota,
There are burns, and then there are burns.I am still shewk from this political ad released by Arizona Democratic Congressional candidate David Brill against his incumbent Republican opponent, Paul Gosar. SEE ALSO: Christine Hallquist could become America's first trans governor,
Mari Copeny, an 11-year-old with an irrepressible desire to make the world a better place, is remarkable proof that you’re never too young to be an activist.Copeny, also known as "Little Miss Flint," is an advocate for her hometown of Flint, Michigan,
Americans have a love-hate relationship with selfies.A new survey from the research company YouGov shows that over 63 percent of Americans say they take selfies. But that doesn't mean America is all aboard the selfie train. While most Americans may take selfies,
With any software upgrade, there's a lot to unpack. Apple's iOS 12 is no different. You probably noticed Screen Time, Grouped Notifications, and fun photo effects right after the update. However, it’s the small changes that can make all the difference.SEE ALSO:
Nick Kroll, surprisingly, doesn't remember much from sex ed. You'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise if you've watched Big Mouth, Kroll's animated Netflix series that plays the mind-bending confusion of puberty for laughs. In the first season, a young Kroll and his best friend Andrew,
If you’re a canine lover, you know all the perks of having a pooch: There’s *always* a hyper fluffball to play with when you get home. If your pizza delivery shows up or there’s an Amazon Prime package, your dog alerts you ASAP through bark code,
The State Department on Friday released 296 pages of emails that come from a personal address Hillary Clinton used while she was secretary of state.All those emails relate to the 2012 attack on an American outpost in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans including Ambassador Chris Stevens.
How much power is currently being wasted in your house? Chances are, with all the gadgets and chargers plugged into sockets in remote corners of my home, you have no ideaEcoisme, a Krakow, Poland-based startup that launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign Wednesday,
A NASA spacecraft has just discovered the brightest galaxy in the known universe.NASA's WISE (short for Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer) found the blindingly bright galaxy poetically named WISE J224607.57-052635.0.
分类: 数码相机一年多之前在 Kickstarter 上架的 Instacube 数码相架虽然集资完成，不过要等到现在才出货呢。
@C7210 ：以下引用来自Milton Glaser： 有次我正在一位医生的办公室，看到墙上贴着一篇文字，标题是”一名外科医生应该做到的”，撰写于14世纪。
早报导语 微信开通小店功能已经有一段时间了，但是关于小店的新闻，却少之又少。今天小编终于发现了一篇关于微信小店 […]
不论你对它的印象如何，自从 1995 年以来，微软 Windows 系统中的 Internet Explorer（简称 IE）就一直是他们的招牌浏览器。不过现在看来，微软总算愿意开始带来一点新鲜的改变了。