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United States, North America
Born March 26, 1986, Scooter lives with his owner Gail Floyd, who was there the day the kitten was born – and he’s been right by her side ever since.
Guinness World Records
 | Stories
May 09, 2016
Canada, Mexico, North America
15-year-old William Gadoury from the Lanaudière region says he may have found ancient Mayan ruins with the help of the Canadian Space Agency.
CBC
 | Archaeology
May 09, 2016
United States, Mexico, North America
Estimated to span more than 800 yards (730 meters), it contains an elevator, as well as lights and rail and ventilation systems.
Discovery News
 | Society
April 21, 2016
Cuba, North America
He is the first sitting US president to visit since the 1959 revolution, which heralded decades of hostility between the two countries.
BBC News
 | Society
March 22, 2016
United States, North America
No evasive action was taken by the airline crew, and the plane, Lufthansa Flight 456, safely made its landing minutes later without further incident.
Reuters
 | Stories
March 19, 2016
Canada, North America
The remains of the Boreonykus was discovered at the Pipestone Creek bonebed - a huge gravesite of the plant-eating dinosaur Pachyrhinosaurus that dates back 73 million years.
CBC
 | Archaeology
March 17, 2016
United States, North America
The posters were originally supposed to come out around the film’s original release in 2013 but have instead faced multiple roadblocks along the way.
Junkee
 | Society
March 11, 2016
United States, North America
This return-to-flight mission has made history — no one else has ever landed a rocket that has gone as deep into space as the Falcon 9.
The Verge
 | Space
December 22, 2015
United States, North America
It's called Q-carbon. Researchers also developed a technique for using Q-carbon to make diamond-related structures at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure in air.
Phys
 | Science
December 02, 2015
Canada, North America
The researchers have unlocked a non-invasive way to deliver medication deep into the brain, opening the door to better treatments for brain tumours, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and more.
CTV
 | Science
November 11, 2015
United States, North America
The two chambers appear to be connected in a way that could help explain the sequence of events in the 1980 eruption that blew the lid off Mount St. Helens.
ScienceMag
 | Science
November 06, 2015
United States, North America
The Chicago artist Theaster Gates’ Stony Island Art Bank is an artwork, not just an arts venue.
Citylab
 | Stories
October 20, 2015
United States, North America
"In the future the material could help Boeing save a lot of weight make planes more fuel efficient." explains Sophia Yang, a HRL Laboratories research scientist.
FossBytes
 | Science
October 14, 2015
United States, North America
The ceremony will begin the final day of a weekend "powwow" on Randall's Island in New York's East River, an event that features traditional dancing, story-telling and art.
MSN
 | Society
October 12, 2015
World, Canada, Japan, Asia, North America
Two scientists from Canada and Japan have won the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics 2015 for opening "a new realm in particle physics". Working far apart, both Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald showed how neutrinos shift identities like chameleons in space.
NPR
 | Science
October 06, 2015
United States, North America
So it would "gasify frozen carbon dioxide, thicken the atmosphere and warm up the water and all of that would have a greenhouse effect. Have a cascading effect to continue warming up the planet."
Mashable
 | Space
October 04, 2015
United States, North America
The project is to turn a dying shopping mall and its sprawling parking lot into the world's largest green roof - creating a green, walkable neighbourhood filled with gardens, apartments and retail spaces.
Science Alert
 | Environment
September 24, 2015
United States, North America
Scientists have created what they are calling a "ultrathin invisibility skin cloak for visible light." The cloak has been shown to cover an object and - by manipulating certain wavelengths of light - render it invisible.
Time
 | Science
September 22, 2015
United States, North America
The animal was a variety of hadrosaur, a duck-billed dinosaur that roamed in herds. Northern Alaska likely was once covered by forest in a warmer climate. The dinosaur lived in darkness for months and probably experienced snow, researchers said.
AP
 | Archaeology
September 22, 2015
Dominican Republic, North America
There's a community in the Dominican Republic where some male babies are born looking like girls and don't grow penises until puberty. They are known as 'pseudohermaphrodite' and are referred to as the 'guevedoces' which translates as 'penis at 12'.
LADbible
 | Society
September 21, 2015
United States, North America
A 13-year-old California high school freshman invented a groundbreaking low-cost Braille printer-embosser, this small portable machine looks a lot like any other printer - only it spits out strings of raised bumps instead of flat text on a page.
Smithsonian
 | Innovation
September 20, 2015
United States, North America
In June 2013, a group of friends launched a weather balloon a few miles from Tuba City, Arizona. The amazing footage was found two years later by an Arizona hiker.
New York Times
 | Space
September 17, 2015
United States, North America
The company's electric buses have distinguished themselves for their efficiency, light-weight, and driving range.
Tree Hugger
 | Innovation
September 16, 2015
United States, North America
They’ll remain in the dome for a year, eating powdered cheese, smelling each others’ BO, and slowly abandoning any sense of personal space.
Gizmodo
 | Space
September 07, 2015
Pakistan, Asia, United States, North America
These photos have shown a side of Pakistan that doesn’t often receive coverage from international media.
Huffington Post
 | Society
August 24, 2015
United States, North America
The American space agency was forced to issue the denial after rumours went viral online that the US government was covering-up the news to prevent panic.
Wired
 | Space
August 24, 2015
United States, North America
It is rare enough, in fact, that many viewers were baffled by the sight, but a quick look at the tweets filling Twitter reveals they found it pleasant regardless.
Slash Gear
 | Environment
August 24, 2015
United States, North America
The 26-year-old feline was crowned the oldest living cat in the world by Guinness World Records officials this week.
9news
 | Stories
August 18, 2015
United States, North America
Dubbed Concord 2.0, the jet would be capable of flying more than four times the speed of sound.
BBC
 | Innovation
August 10, 2015
United States, North America
Researchers working along the side of a vertical cliff in Alaska’s Talkeetna Mountains have uncovered the 70-million-year-old fossils of a type of plesiosaur called an elasmosaur.
IFL Science
 | Archaeology
August 10, 2015
Cuba, North America
The nation's state-run telecommunications company will open up internet access in 35 locations.
Engadget
 | Society
July 08, 2015
United States, North America
NASA researchers are developing a glider for possible inclusion on a Mars rover mission in the 2022-2024 time frame.
Mashable
 | Innovation
July 08, 2015
Canada, North America
Thirty years ago, cellphones were a luxury only the very wealthy could afford. Today, mobile phones are ubiquitous the world over.
CBC News
 | Society
June 30, 2015
United States, North America
When he wasn't busy scribbling out the theory of relativity, Albert Einstein seems to have spent a fair amount of time writing spiritual letters.
NBC News
 | Stories
June 15, 2015
Canada, North America
One of the most unusual horned dinosaurs ever discovered lived some 69 million years ago in what is now southern Alberta.
History
 | Archaeology
June 06, 2015
United States, North America
On the fringe of archaeology have long been claims that the Chinese reached North America long before Europeans.
Ancient Origins
 | Archaeology
June 06, 2015
United States, North America
The US military is working on a hypersonic vehicle that can reduce the Transatlantic flight time from the current eight hours to just 60 minutes.
BT
 | Innovation
June 04, 2015
United States, North America
Slowing down enough to land isn't as easy as it looks.
The Verge
 | Space
June 01, 2015
United States, North America
Harriette Thompson of Charlotte, North Carolina, finished the Suja Rock 'n' Roll San Diego Marathon yesterday in 7 hours, 7 minutes and 42 seconds, setting the world record for the fastest marathon ever by a woman 90 years or older.
ABC News
 | Stories
June 01, 2015
United States, North America
The woman was reportedly cleaning her late husband’s garage when she came across the Apple I. Only about 200 of this model was ever made.
The Next Web
 | Stories
June 01, 2015
United States, North America
Poh, suffering from several tumors and kidney failure, was given only a few weeks to live. His owner opted to give him an amazing send-off.
KTLA‎
 | Stories
June 01, 2015
United States, North America
With all the recent news about the ISS, it's easy to forget that reason Elon Musk created SpaceX in the first place is to help land humans on Mars.
The Verge
 | Space
May 18, 2015
United States, North America
Vehicles could be driven more safely with information about another car, obstacle or pedestrian around a blind curve, for example.
Business Insider
 | Innovation
May 18, 2015
United States, North America
Tiny flying machines are quickly occupying our airspace, but before we go too far down the Skynet rabbit hole, let's have some fun.
Engadget
 | Innovation
May 18, 2015
United States, North America
Fewer traffic concerns and the opportunity to save wage costs make autonomous trucks likely to hit the roads before autonomous cars.
Fortune
 | Innovation
May 18, 2015
United States, North America
The only way to remove garbage from America is to remove the incentive to dispose.
HopesFears
 | Environment
May 11, 2015
United States, North America
A painting Vincent van Gogh created while briefly working side by side with his friend Paul Gauguin in the south of France was sold for $66.3M.
Yahoo
 | Arts
May 06, 2015
United States, North America
The battery unit itself contains the same batteries present in the Tesla electric cars.
Minds
 | Innovation
May 04, 2015
United States, North America
According to the researchers, the power of the light could be dialed down or up, giving the mice a finely-tuned, light-induced high.
Motherboard
 | Science
May 04, 2015
United States, North America
New York justice briefly decrees two apes are covered by habeas corpus before changing her court order.
The Verge
 | Society
April 23, 2015

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