Measuring a Day

Wikimedia Commons 11.03.2016 Humans sometimes struggle to adjust to Daylight Saving Time, but just measuring the exact length of a Saturn day is one of the big challenges for scientists on NASA’s Cassini mission. Over more than a decade in Saturn orbit, Cassini’s instruments have wrestled with confusing measurements to determine the planet’s precise rotation rate.[…]

FBI Examining Fake Documents Targeting Clinton Campaign

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks about the FBI inquiry into her emails during a campaign rally in Daytona Beach, Florida, U.S. October 29, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder By Mark Hosenball / 11.03.2016 Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The FBI and U.S. intelligence agencies are examining faked documents aimed at discrediting the Hillary Clinton campaign as part[…]

Chinese Drivers Who Blind Others with Full-Beam Headlights Forced to Stare into the Light by Police

11.03.2016 When driving at night, there’s nothing quite as annoying as being blinded by the full-beam headlights of another vehicle. Recognizing this problem, the police department recently started punishing offenders by making them stare at their own headlights for a full minute. Hopefully, this will make them see the error of their ways. On November 1st,[…]

To Change Yourself, Change Your World

If you want to keep a New Year’s resolution, says the research, start by changing your environment. By Kira M. Newman This summer, I enrolled in—and stuck with—an intensive two-month diet and fitness program. I’ve been a healthy eater and regular exerciser for many years, but in June I found myself performing bench presses, drinking[…]