Sci-Tech

Shrews’ Heads Shrink and Grow With the Seasons

(Credit: Javier Lazaro) Creating shrunken heads—small, severed human heads that are widely compared with Voodoo and genealogical rituals—is a hideous process, apparently much some-more than what’s shown in Beetlejuice. But leave it to the animal dominion to infer there’s a natural, reduction sinister way to cringe a head. Red-toothed shrews’ heads seasonally retreat sizes once they’re adults, something called the …

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Self-Driving Snow Plows Could Battle Winter

Never fear, self-driving snowplows are here. (Credit: Daimler, Mercedes-Benz ) We hatred to mangle it to you, but winter is coming. And with winter comes snow, which tends to spoil people’s transport plans. But a organisation of self-driving snowplows could transparent the tarmac faster and some-more efficiently, assisting make winter-weather delays a thing of the past. Four unconstrained Mercedes-Benz Arocs …

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EPA cancels coming of scientists at meridian change event

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has canceled the coming of 3 scientists at an eventuality on Monday in Rhode Island about a report, which deals in partial with meridian change. The New York Times reports EPA orator John Konkus reliable on Sunday that group scientists would not be speaking at the eventuality in Providence. Konkus did not …

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Sun-like star may have devoured 15 visitor planets

A detached sun-like star may have devoured a dozen or some-more of its own Earth-size planets, new investigate shows.  Researchers named the star Kronos, after the Titan of Greek mythology who ate his own children out of fears they’d unseat him, according to a statement from Princeton University. Kronos belongs to a binary star system, or double-star system, located 350 light-years from Earth.  …

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Once-pristine Arctic choking on the plastic addiction

I first trafficked to the Arctic Circle in 2013 after a biologist crony told me about a tiny encampment in Greenland under attack by frigid bears. The iconic animals hunt seals on ice, which is now thinning since of meridian change. With their solidified bridges gone, the bears incited to rubbish cans, just like raccoons. The piece was one in …

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Dive into Australia’s Great Barrier Reef with Netflix and Google

You don’t have to revisit Australia to knowledge the consternation of the Great Barrier Reef. Google, Netflix and Twitter, as good as the BBC and Australian nonprofit New Horizons, have constructed digital practice that make the embankment permitted from your couch. Swim in the primitive waters of Australia’s Coral Sea, spy on the reef’s copious sea life and soak up the …

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"Huge problem": FBI can’t benefit entrance to scarcely 7K mobile devices

PHILADELPHIA — The FBI hasn’t been means to collect information from some-more than half of the mobile inclination it tried to entrance in reduction than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray pronounced Sunday, branch up the feverishness on a discuss between record companies and law coercion officials trying to redeem encrypted communications. In the first 11 months of the mercantile year, …

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Astronomers magnitude Milky Way using radio waves

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A collection of radio telescopes that spans thousands of miles and is remotely operated from executive New Mexico has totalled a camber of 66,000 light-years (one light-year is equal to 6 trillion miles) from Earth opposite the Milky Way‘s core to a star-forming area nearby the corner of the other side of the galaxy.  The Albuquerque Journal …

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The heart of "The Cloud" is in Virginia

Plenty of us speak about “The Cloud,” that puzzling entity at the heart of the Internet. But how many people really know anything about it? David Pogue of Yahoo Finance knows, and he takes us there in the “Sunday Morning” Cover Story: These days, you can’t walk by an airport, review a repository or open a mechanism but seeing ads …

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Almanac: Parachutes

October 22, 2017, 9:19 AM| On Oct 22, 1797, Andre-Jacques Garnerin done the first high-altitude burst when he cut lax from a balloon 3,000 feet above Paris and drifted down to Earth using a homemade parachute. Jane Pauley reports.

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