I went to the March for Science and the signs are troubling – CNET

Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that’s taken over our lives. Enlarge Image It’s baseball season. Chris Matyszczyk/CNET Donald Trump has shown how tiny soundbites can turn into earfuls. The truth just doesn’t cut it anymore. You have to have short, memorable phrases that stir emotions and make excellent Twitter hashtags. […]

Why whale and boat collisions may be more common than we thought – USA TODAY

In this undated photo provided by the Whale and Dolphin Conservation a humpback whale bears injuries and wounds consistent with vessel strikes.(Photo: Skyler Suhrer, Whale and Dolphin Conservation) A new study suggests that nearly 15% of the protected humpback whales that come to feed every spring in the southern Gulf of Maine have been struck […]

‘We need to be out here’: Thousands march in downtown LA to support science in the Trump era – Los Angeles Times

Thousands of scientists, students and activists gathered Saturday in downtown Los Angeles for the March for Science, one of more than 500 such events being held around the world. After a rally in Pershing Square, the march began at 11 a.m. with participants walking about seven blocks to City Hall, where several speakers were to […]

Happy Earth Day. Enjoy It While You Last. – Bloomberg

The people who know the most about life on Earth tend to be the most impressed by its staying power. Harvard professor Andrew Knoll marvels that our planet has sustained life continuously for four billion years — most of its 4.5 billion years in existence. This is not just a matter of location, said Knoll, […]

You Can Still Catch an Earth Day Meteor Shower – Space.com

Top off your Earth Day celebrations tonight (April 22) by watching a parade of falling stars: The Lyrid meteor shower peaked this morning about 8 a.m. EDT (1200 GMT), but the display will continue tonight, according to NASA. The Lyrids appear every year around April 20 as Earth passes through the orbital […]

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