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,
Dragonfly, it seems, is officially dead. Probably. The controversial Chinese search engine previously in development by Google that raised privacy, censorship, and human rights concerns is finally, officially, no more — at least according to Karan Bhatia,
TL;DR: Shop Amazon's and Walmart's Prime Day sales to save up to 62% on a Fitbit fitness tracker.Are you feeling a little restless after spending the past 40-some hours on your couch browsing Prime Day deals? Because same. Fortunately,
Kellyanne Conway seems to think it's okay — and even relevant — to ask what someone's ethnicity is during a press conference. It's not. Today, reporter Andrew Feinberg asked Conway to clarify what President Trump meant by a series of racist tweets aimed at four congresswomen this week. In response,
I should have seen it coming from a thousand miles away, but I still feel blindsided. Domino’s just made a major change to its pizza tracker.The pizza chain announced it would finally add GPS functionality to its long-running online delivery service, per CNBC. Yes, you read that right:
Refraction AI, an autonomous robotics startup, created the REV-1, a low-cost, lightweight autonomous delivery robot that can operate in both the bike lane and on the roadway. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Autonomous, Delivery Robot, Autonomous Robots, and Strictly Robots
TL;DR: The Alexa-enabled AmazonBasics microwave is just $59.99 (45 percent off) and comes with a free Echo Dot.The AmazonBasics microwave is one of the most extra uses of technology Amazon has produced and people absolutely love it. The microwave is out of stock until July 23,
TL;DR: You can bring the fun of a Sky Zone trampoline park into your own backyard with a Sky Zone x Vuly 14-foot trampoline on sale for $299 at Walmart — a savings of $380 off its usual price of $679.
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.
Last week's intentional crash of a NASA probe on the far side of the moon added one more body to an already substantial graveyard of space hardware.NASA's Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) slammed into the moon's surface, as planned, in the early hours of April 18,
在本周，英特尔带来了旗下Core M处理器的更多细节信息。这个无风扇处理器系列为更加轻薄的笔记本和平板电脑扫清了障碍。而除了便携性的提升以外，英特尔还对Core M的性能和能效进行了升级。
Human ancestors may have begun evolving the knack for consuming alcohol about 10 million years ago, long before modern humans began brewing booze, researchers say.The ability to break down alcohol likely helped human ancestors make the most out of rotting,
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