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  • Get irrational: 3.14 things to do on Pi Day

    March 14 is Pi Day, which celebrates the mathematical constant measuring the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter (beginning with 3.14). Pi Day is celebrated internationally, and in 2009 it was decreed an official holiday by the US House of Representatives. Here are 3.14 ways to celebrate.

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  • Antarctic ice core may disclose 1.5 million years of climate change

    Regions of Antarctica could hold ice revealing significant chapters in Earth's climate history, new research suggests.

  • Switzerland train crash: Trains collide in Switzerland, injuring 35

    Switzerland train crash: Trains collided head-on near Granges-pres-Marnard in western Switzerland on Monday evening, just two days after a train derailment in Spain killed 79.

  • Get irrational: 3.14 things to do on Pi Day

    March 14 is Pi Day, which celebrates the mathematical constant measuring the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter (beginning with 3.14). Pi Day is celebrated internationally, and in 2009 it was decreed an official holiday by the US House of Representatives. Here are 3.14 ways to celebrate.

  • Climate change report: time to start preparing for the worst

    It's time to start protecting people from the impact of severe-weather events, a panel says. The report offers further evidence of how the climate change conversation is shifting. 

  • Kim Jong-il's death: 4 questions about 'dear successor' Kim Jong-un

    The third son of North Korea’s “Dear Leader” Kim Jong-il appears well on his way to succeeding his father, in name if not in style and substance. He will lead the committee in charge of the funeral on Dec. 28 and will then be referred to as “successor.” Just when he will assume the real titles held by his father is a matter of intense speculation. Past precedent suggests a wait of as long as three years, according to Korean custom. For now, Kim Jong-un, 28 or 29 years old, faces the prospect of manipulation by high-ranking relatives and generals. “He’s very much an untested quantity,” says Shim Jae-hoon, a political analyst in Seoul. His lone qualification, according to Mr. Shim, is that “he symbolizes the house of Kim” – a reference to his grandfather, long-ruling “Great Leader” Kim Il-sung, who died in 1994, and his father.
    12/19/2011 10:23 am

  • Climate change warning: brace for hotter heat waves, stronger storms

    A new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change projects that such events are likely to occur if greenhouse-gas emissions continue unabated.
    11/18/2011 03:32 pm

  • Did the Earth once have two moons?

    A new study of the far side of the moon suggests that the Earth once had a tiny second moon, which collided with the bigger one.
    08/03/2011 03:15 pm

  • Global News Blog Prince Albert of Monaco prepares to wed, despite rumors to contrary

    Prince Albert's wedding has Monaco residents hoping the glamorous nuptials and festivities will restore some of the shine the city lost during the global financial crisis.
    06/30/2011 01:00 pm

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Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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