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,
Not even mother nature can come between a child and their new toy. One dedicated dad in Alaska was forced to brave a formidable sheet of ice on the family's driveway in order to bring his three-year-old a toy kitchen she'd been looking forward to getting for quite some time.
With Black Friday just a week away, Best Buy is getting ahead of the shopping holiday with deep discounts and sales throughout its stores. If you don't want to wake up early and wait in long lines (let's face it, nobody wants to do that),
Smoke the wild turkey is now the mayor of Ashwaubenon, Wisconsin. Or, well...he's an honorary one, at the very least.Authorities have spent the past couple of months, trying to capture the mischievous bird, who has a penchant for standing in traffic and chasing school children,
Brushing your teeth can be a tedious task when all you want to do is go to sleep. However, using an electric toothbrush like the Philips Sonicare Essence Sonic can make that daily chore a bit more fun, as well as remove more yucky plaque than average toothbrushes — it's a win-win.
Eco-consciousness is a hot trend. It’s become common occurrence to see shoppers with reusable grocery totes at the supermarket. Bamboo straws are flying off shelves as people opt for eco-friendly products. Urban gardening and composting, too,
If you're shopping for a new TV on Black Friday, you've probably figured out by now that you don't actually have to wait until Black Friday to get a great deal. In fact, many retailers already have their Black Friday prices live, with more models getting added to the list every day.
In this episode of Games to Play Before You Die, panel members Jordan Minor, Alice Newcome-Beill, and Kellen Beck discuss how Pokémon became a cultural phenomenon years ago that continues today, and how Pokémon Red, Blue, and Yellow are truly games you should play before you die.
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.
感谢穿戴控网的投递今天著名的第三方Rom团队CyanogenMod成员在论坛展示了专为谷歌眼镜定制的ClockworkMod Recovery。CyanogenMod为我们带来的针对谷歌眼镜特制的ClockworkMod Recovery在界面上我们在Android手机上看到的差不多。
随着 WWDC 大会的临近，我们再一次听到了 12 英寸 MacBook 的传闻。威锋网消息，根据国外媒体的报导，有知情人士称苹果会在下周的WWDC 大会发布一款“从未见过”的新款 MacBook。
在刚刚举行的谷歌I/O开发者大会上，谷歌展示了其专为智能手机所设计的操作系统Android Wear。与此同时，谷歌也同时介绍了几款运行Android Wear系统的全新智能手表设备，例如三星Gear Live、LG G Watch以及摩托罗拉Moto 360。
摘要 : 作为一种普遍的游戏设计思路，“极简主义”理念贯穿了游戏发展的历史，它们的成功也总有相似之处。
When a gay female student was thrown out of a Sainsbury's in Brighton, UK, for kissing her girlfriend, her university rallied around her. Wednesday evening, hundreds of protestors joined a kiss-in to demand tolerance,
威锋网讯，自 Apple Pay 推出以来，我们经常都可以听到关于这个苹果最新移动支付系统的解决方案，那么 Apple Pay 目前使用的广泛性其实有多少呢？Apple Pay 在刚刚过去的这个黑色星期五的表现又如何呢？