"Scientists and engineers were saying years before Katrina happened, 'Hey, it's going to happen, folks. Stop putting your head in the sand." —Malcolm Bowman, professor of oceanography at the State University at Stony Brook. In 2009, he and other experts convened at a meeting in NYC of the American Society of Civil Engineers, and issued warnings that surge barriers or tide gates would help protect. Read more in James Glanz and Mireya Navarro's NYT report.
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Dozens of meters below the equator of Mars, researchers have discovered a pattern of honeycomb-shaped fractures like the one seen above. Captured with radar instruments on China's Zhurong robotic rover,… READ THE REST
US Berkeley researchers used artificial intelligence to determine that some of the clicks used by whales to communicate are "on many levels analogous to human vowels and dipthongs," the sound… READ THE REST
TL;DR: If you're out of unique gift ideas, we may have a last-minute solution for the tech lover in your life. The Digi Pen for iPad and Tablets makes a great stocking stuffer,… READ THE REST
TL;DR: If you have a golf fan in your life, we know exactly what you need to get them this holiday season. The TruGolf Mini Golf Simulator will let them practice their… READ THE REST
TL;DR: If you're overdue for a computer upgrade, this renewed desktop is on sale for a fraction of the price of a brand-new one. The Lenovo ThinkCentre M900 Core i5-6500T, 16GB RAM… READ THE REST