logo



science and technology
prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....20 next

buzz  1  + buzz


The app has overtaken the internet

a shared story    1 hour 2 minutes ago
Consumers now spend more time consuming digital content via smartphone and tablet apps than they do via surfing the web -- either on a handset or on the desktop. The average US smartphone user now spends 88 percent of his or her time when using a...(more) 



buzz  1  + buzz


1950s Family Retraces Lewis and Clark Journey

a shared story    1 hour 2 minutes ago
A family takes a summer road trip in the 1950s to follow the Lewis and Clark Trail using original journal records. 



buzz  1  + buzz


Computers reshaping global job market, for better and worse: paper

a shared story    2 hours 2 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Automation and increasingly sophisticated computers have boosted demand for both highly educated and low-skilled workers around the globe, while eroding demand for middle-skilled jobs, according to research to be presented to global central bankers on Friday. "(W)hile computerization has strongly contributed to employment polarization,...(more) 



buzz  1  + buzz


NASA Unveils Best Map Ever of Neptune's Moon Triton (Images, Video)

a shared story    2 hours 2 minutes ago
The new map, made using photos taken by NASA's Voyager 2 probe in 1989, has also been turned into a movie reconstructing the spacecraft's historic Triton encounter — the only time a spacecraft has ever visited the Neptune system. 



buzz  1  + buzz


My Weird, Addictive Trip into Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

a shared story    3 hours 2 minutes ago
There was a moment my time with Kim Kardashian: Hollywood evolved beyond academic interest.It's 1:30 a.m., and definitely time for bed. But I'm painfully close to full stars during a photo shoot. It only would take a few more taps to get there. Unfortunately, I've run...(more) 



buzz  1  + buzz


Jupiter's Icy Moon Europa: Best Bet for Alien Life?

a shared story    3 hours 2 minutes ago
Scientists discuss what makes Jupiter's moon Europa perhaps the solar system's best bets for hosting life beyond Earth. 



buzz  1  + buzz


Rugby Union - All Blacks, Wallabies accept ice-bucket challenge

a shared story    4 hours 2 minutes ago
- The All Blacks and Wallabies are up for a new quest outside of Saturday's Rugby Championship encounter after being named by former Springboks great Joost van der Westhuizen to take an "ice bucket challenge". The challenge, in which participants are doused in icy water, has...(more) 



buzz  1  + buzz


Space Launch System is so loud it could damage buildings when it blasts off

a shared story    4 hours 2 minutes ago
The agency is firing a small version of the rocket to see how loud it will be amid fears it could 'damage structures or harm personnel.' 



buzz  1  + buzz


Figure Skating - Japan ex-champ blames booze for sex harassment scandal

a shared story    5 hours 2 minutes ago
- Japanese figure-skating heartthrob Daisuke Takahashi has denied being the victim of sexual harassment as a scandal raged over magazine photos of him in the clutches of the 49-year-old boss of his sport, local media reported on Friday. 



buzz  1  + buzz


Hints of elusive early stars found

a shared story    5 hours 2 minutes ago
Astronomers may have discovered the chemical signature of one of the Universe's earliest stars. 



buzz  1  + buzz


National Guard to withdraw from a quieter Ferguson

a shared story    6 hours 2 minutes ago
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — The streets of Ferguson have been peaceful for another night, as protests and tensions have been subsiding in the St. Louis suburb where unrest had erupted for several nights after a white police officer fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old. 



buzz  1  + buzz


Ancient Ethiopian walled city keeps modern life at bay

a shared story    7 hours 2 minutes ago
Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar -- one of Islam's holiest cities that is holding out against the pressures of the modern world. "They want to remain themselves always, not to imitate others. 



prev1 2 3 4 5 6 ....20 next

last hour day week month all




ambient news

general | tech | lifestyle