What’s Causing the Huge Spike in Earthquakes in Oklahoma? | The Nation
Many scientists say that disposal wells used during hydraulic fracturing are the culprit.
California May Have Hit Its Driest Point In 500 Years And The Effects Ar...
California is dry as a bone, and the effects are like something out of an apocalyptic film. Cities are running out of water.
Speed up data warehouse queries with SQL Server columnstore indexing
SQL Server 2012's columnstore index feature isn't particularly glamorous, but it takes a long stride toward improved efficiency.
City councilman pens resignation letter in Klingon
North Carolina politician David Waddell chooses to terminate his role and go out like a Klingon warrior. Worf would be proud. Read this arti
Dogs do doo-duty in alignment with Earth's magnetic field
Dogs are sensitive creatures, so sensitive they may be excreting in line with the Earth's magnetic field. Read this article by Amanda Kooser
Voting After the Shutdown: Our Democracy's Unnecessary Stupidities
On Election Day, with the gross malpractice of elected officials in Washington still fresh in mind, I walked to the local polling place thin
We're About to Lose Net Neutrality — And the Internet as We Know It | Wi...
The implications of such a decision would be profound. Web and mobile companies will live or die not on the merits of their technology and d
Save on utilities: just heat or cool yourself | SmartPlanet
In the U.S., keeping buildings at a comfortable temperature accounts for 16.5 percent of energy use. Why heat or cool an entire building? A
Startup wants to take you to the edge of space in a balloon | SmartPlanet
The space tourism industry hasn't sent many paying tourists into space yet. But it's getting close. And as it begins to mature it will be a
10 Years of Xen: Transforming a Dinosaur Into a Bird | Linux.com
On the 10th birthday of the Xen hypervisor, community manager Lars Kurth reflects on how the project has evolved.
New York manhole covers double as electric vehicle charging stations | S...
Can manhole covers that act as electric vehicle charges solve New York’s EV support infrastructure problem?
Henry Gustav Molaison: The Basis for 'Memento' and the World’s Most Cele...
Neuroscientists describe Molaison as “arguably the single most important patient ever studied in neuropsychology&#8221
World's first all-titanium guitar needs no body or neck to shred
Who needs a body when you're made out of 100 percent titanium? This futuristic guitar might not look like a traditional instrument, but it c