NASA is set to use a radical new "tricorder" DNA sequencer to work out what a mysterious fungus found growing on the International Space Station is. Astronauts have reported funding the strange microbial growths on walls and surfaces, and it has even clogged waterlines. Show More Summary
NPR's new morning talk show -- out of D.C. station WAMU-FM -- is called 1A, for the First Amendment. So it would be embarrassing if the show came out against freedom of speech. On Wednesday, the show devoted an hour to Ann Coulter's canceled speech at the University of California in Berkeley. Show More Summary
Cops arrested an MTA employee they say sexually abused a 19-year-old woman twice while working at a Brooklyn subway station.
The longevity of Bill Shine as co-president of Fox News is threatened by his reputation as Roger Ailes’s henchman. Just what did he know about the sexual and racial scandals rocking the station?
Plenty of today's technological arms races involve an element of industrial espionage. An executive from Uber has been accused of stealing autonomous car-related data from his old employer, Google. Just this month, the same company was accused of using hidden tracking software to keep tabs on their chief ride-hailing rival, Lyft. Show More Summary
One thing you don’t think electric cars can typically do is rally. Long distances, probably very few charging stations along the way—it doesn’t really sound like a place where an electric car can flourish. And then there’s this Nissan Leaf. Read more...
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Iraqi traffic policemen were killed on Friday when a suicide car bomb blew up outside their station, close to a street where several foreign media have offices in Baghdad, a security spokesman said.
Trapped aboard a derelict space station. Hunted by a shadowy threat. Robbed of your memory. It's just another day at the office for Morgan Yu, a survivor on Talos I and star of the upcoming sci-fi thriller Prey.
The bones of two ice age mammals were found just down the street from the La Brea Tar Pits, in Los Angeles, during an excavation for a new subway station.
Placentia leaders have changed the rules for building in the downtown’s Packing House District to allow developers to create mixed-use and residential projects near the Metrolink station slated to open in 2020. “It’s a game changer, said City Administrator Damien Arrula. “There are a lot of things happening in this area that are both unique and very […]
The station also hired a new reporter to work out of the bureau.
Five mariners rescued April 15 by the U.S. Coast Guard reunited with their rescuers Thursday in Clearwater, Fla. Various members from Coast Guard Sector St. Petersburg, Station Yankeetown and Air Station Clearwater attended the reunion, shook…
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The internet loves Justin Trudeau's fashion looks, largely because it also loves his regular looks. So it should come as no surprise that when he donned a firefighter's jacket on Thursday during a trip to a Saskatchewan fire station,...Show More Summary
AJ Mast via AP Images A Metro train pulls into a station in Washington, D.C. F ires in Washington’s Metrorail system are so frequent and predictable (invariably involving the Red Line, the system’s oldest and most travelled route) that there are t-shirts, a website, and at least one active Twitter account devoted to exclusively to Metro fires. Show More Summary
August 1942. "New York, New York. Waiting for trains at Pennsylvania Station." Photo by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information. View full size.
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It's a bit of a paradox — a solar-powered gas station. But, if anything, it's another sign of how the world is slowly but surely turning away from fossil fuels toward clean, renewable energy. Dubai is part of the United Arab Emirates, the fourth-largest oil producer in the world. Show More Summary
The train broke down at Lake Merritt Station and generally caused a snarl in the morning commute. [ more › ]