NEW YORK (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms on Sunday forced an early end to New York's Electric Zoo music festival, delayed flights at area airports and injured two people after a lightning strike near a Bronx beach.
(Reuters) - Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.
(Reuters) - Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said.
NEW ORLEANS La. (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked enforcement of a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed all five abortion clinics in the state.
The mysteries encountered by the Voyagers compel scientists to embark on follow-up missions that venture even deeper into the cosmic woods — out to 200 AU and beyond. But what kind of spacecraft can get us there?
In a little over a decade, ATM skimmers have gone from urban myth to a wildly complex, ever-evolving suite of technologies that has the potential to be the worst nightmare of anyone with a bank account.
Whyte, a Dublin-based PhD candidate studying the physics of foam, tells Colossal's Christopher Jobson "his first geometric gifs riffed on computational modules he was exploring while in undergrad."
This story originally appeared in the September 2014 issue of mental_floss magazine. Subscribe to our print edition here, and our iPad edition here.There’s nothing inherently upward about North. Some early Egyptian maps put South on top, while in medieval Europe, Christian cartographers tended to give that distinction to the East, since you had to turn that way to face Jerusalem. Others placed East on top because of the rising sun (that’s why we orient ourselves). And early American settlers sometimes used maps with West on top, because that was the direction they were often heading.If anyon