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The holidays are a busy time of year. But don’t be the one who brings store-bought baked goods to your holiday party. (I’m looking at you, guy who brought “assorted chips and popcorn” to our office potluck. You know who you...
A map of school shootings from Dec. 2012 to Dec. 2014, courtesy of Everytown for Gun Safety. Schools in the United States have seen almost one school shooting a week since Dec. 15, 2012, when Adam Lanza opened fire at Sandy Hook Elementary in...
Watch an excerpt of Malala Yousafzai’s acceptance speech. Malala Yousafzai said she was “very proud” to represent her country Pakistan in winning the Nobel Peace Prize, and in being the youngest Nobel recipient at age 17. “Along with that, I’m...
Tools on board the Rosetta spacecraft analyzed water vapor streaming from Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. They didn’t find a match for Earth’s water. Image by DLR German Aerospace Center It’s a mystery that has baffled scientists for...
University of Missouri students guide a quad-copter drone off the ground at Columbia’s Hinkson Field. Journalists, businesses and many entrepreneurs are eagerly awaiting FAA rules for the commercial use of drones. Photo by David Eulitt/Kansas...
Denver resident Ben Hamilton sat on a citizen panel tasked with writing a report on proposition 105, which would require the labeling of foods that contain genetically modified ingredients. Photo courtesy of Luke Runyon, KUNC and Harvest Public...