Huge iceberg splits off Antarctica
A massive iceberg with an area almost twice the size of Atlanta is moving into the ocean off Antarctica and could threaten shipping during the Antarctic winter, scientists say.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:13:48 EDT
Boy finds mastodon tooth
Mastodons -- elephant-like beasts that lumbered across North America more than 10,000 years ago -- are long extinct, but apparently it wasn't tooth decay that did them in.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:47:16 EDT
Earth-like planet circles distant star
It's like finding a needle in a universe-wide haystack. Researchers have located a planet roughly the size of Earth that could be habitable.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:49:09 EDT
Meb Keflezighi is American; so am I
When some questioned if Boston Marathon winner Meb Keflezighi's "American" identity, it reminded writer Haimy Assefa of her journey as an Ethiopian-American who became 'black' in America.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:07:51 EDT
For Earth Day, hold the meat
Is it possible to eat meat in modern-day America, consider yourself an environmentalist and sleep soundly without being a hypocrite?
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:32:27 EDT
As nuclear power dies, solar rises
Denis Hayes and Scott Denman say on this Earth Day, we celebrate the true dawn of the Solar Age and decline of the Atomic Age of nuclear power
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 07:46:09 EDT
Open books on spy agencies' spending
Cynthia Lummis and Peter Welch say 16 agencies carry out national intelligence, and their budgets are top secret. We need to know how they are spending our money.
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 11:24:12 EDT
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