Will smart guns transform the gun industry?
One of California’s largest firearm stores recently added a peculiar new gun to its shelves. It requires an accessory: a black waterproof watch.Continued ...
What killed the great beasts of North America?
Until about 11,000 years ago, mammoths, giant beavers, and other massive mammals roamed North America. Many researchers have blamed their demise on incoming Paleoindians, the first Americans, who allegedly hunted them to extinction. But a new study fingers climate and environmental changes instead. The findings could have implications for conservation strategies, including controversial proposals for “rewilding” lions and elephants into North America.Continued ...
Openly gay Boy Scout gets his Eagle ranking
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FDA warns against eating Uncle Ben’s infused rice
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration is warning against eating Uncle Ben’s rice products served at schools, restaurants, hospitals and other food service institutions after children in three states suffered burning, itching rashes, headaches and nausea linked to the rice.Continued ...
How a writer used math to find love online
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The rapidly disappearing personal computer
The headquarters of iCore Networks has not seen a desktop computer in five years.Continued ...
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