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- Kansas City Star
Can you count how many snakes are coiled around this pipe?
- KGO – San Francisco
STORM WATCH: Several drivers abandoned their vehicles on I-880 in Fremont after flooding from one of the strongest storms to hit the Bay Area in years blocked the freeway early Monday.
What's the evidence for global warming and how do we know it's being caused by human activity?
- The Conversation
This skull, found in France, was among the first fossils to be recognized as belonging to our own species. DEA /G. Cigolini via Getty Images Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert to answer, send it to email@example.com. How did humans evolve, and will they evolve more? – Anya T., 13, Brookline, Massachusetts Everything that is alive today has evolved, including human beings. Our ancestors evolved many traits that helped the
Astronomers have found hints of what could be the first planet ever to be discovered outside our galaxy.
Comedian Chris Rock has an old joke about how bad Bill Gates would feel if he woke up one day with Oprah's money. The point was that "rich" is a subjective term. The same holds true if you make a lot...
- Washington Examiner
Los Angeles ports are buried under 40-foot shipping containers, but across the sea, Chinese businesses are begging for them.
- USA TODAY
Even as the science and policy are shaking out, many hope that carbon markets can provide income for farmers and reduce the effects of climate change.
- LA Times
Heavy rain in Northern California unleashed mud and debris flows and shut down at least one critical highway by Sunday morning.
California’s ‘atmospheric rivers’ and ‘bomb cyclone’ bring scant long-term rain relief — a look at the Western drought by the numbers
Moderate to heavy rain fell across Northern California heading into a weekend that's expected bring stormy weather to the drought-ravaged state, which is among the hardest hit as the U.S. West continues to strain under dry conditions.
A major storm system was pummeling Northern California and parts of the Pacific Northwest with heavy rains overnight.The big picture: The "atmospheric river" storms, associated with a record-strong "bomb cyclone" offshore from the Pacific Northwest, have brought flooding and mudslides to parts of California that were razed by recent wildfires and in severe drought. It's also caused widespread power outages in California and Washington state.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic in
- The New York Times
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A man in Florida’s largest city wrote to officials that the smell and flies were getting bad, after six weeks of waiting for his yard waste to be picked up. Other residents sent photos of overflowing bins, stacked plastic bags and littered lawns. At one point, the fed-up neighbors of Almira Street in Jacksonville threatened to rent a truck and dump their trash on the steps of City Hall. The disruption to America’s economy created by the coronavirus pandemic has led to mass c
- LA Times
Sacramento and San Francisco both set records for rainfall on Sunday.
- USA TODAY
During its historic mission on the red planet, NASA's Perseverance rover has sent to Earth the sounds of wind on Mars. Listen to them here.
The biggest global agriculture companies are competing on a new front: enticing farmers to join programs that keep atmosphere-warming carbon dioxide in the soil. Fertilizer producers Nutrien Ltd and Yara, agribusiness giant Cargill Inc, and seed and chemical dealers Corteva Inc and Bayer AG are paying growers for every acre of land dedicated to trapping carbon underground, known as sequestering it. The companies' ambitions stretch from the United States to Canada, Brazil, Europe and India, executives told Reuters.
- USA TODAY
EVs cost more to power than gasoline costs to fuel an internal combustion car with reasonable gas mileage, according to an Anderson Economic Group report.
Scientists have pinpointed the origin of the modern domesticated horse to an ancient breed that arose 4,200 years ago in the western Eurasian steppe. The post Genetic Analysis Reveals Origin of All Domesticated Horses appeared first on Nerdist.
- Touchdown Wire
A massive storm is pushing into California. Just in time for "Sunday Night Football."
- Business Insider
An astronomer at Japan's space agency is making simple animations that reveal the surprising physics of the solar system
As a scientist at both NASA and JAXA, James O'Donoghue has studied the planets. In his free time, he makes award-winning animations of them.
- WCVB - Boston
New Hampshire Department of Transportation workers in Lincoln encountered a snow-covered Kancamagus Highway on Monday morning.