Go to content Go to navigation Go to search
A traveling exhibition about the sounds and songs of life

Feed aggregator

Vatican says it has high hopes of better ties with China

Reuters - 10 hours 20 min ago
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - The Vatican is hopeful it can improve ties with China after decades of tension, the Roman Catholic Church's highest-ranking diplomat said on Saturday, adding that warmer relations would benefit the whole world.
Categories: Wild Music News

Turning a Refrigerator into a Solar Powered Race Car

Scientific American - 10 hours 21 min ago
The Icebox Derby helps young women explore their passions for STEM careers—and I loved it

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Categories: Wild Music News

No one in the world is safe': More major quakes expected any day now

geology topix - 10 hours 49 min ago

After an earthquake killed hundreds in Italy earlier this week, experts warn that an even worse disaster is imminent, as the planet is overdue for high-magnitude earthquakes along Earth's largest fault lines. UTS Geotechnical and Earthquake Engineering senior lecturer Dr. Behzad Fatahi warned on Friday that " no one in the world is safe ", and that the question isn't "if" they will occur, but "when".

Categories: Wild Music News

Hackers steal guests' credit card information at 20 US hotels

Christian Science Monitor - 11 hours 21 min ago

The operator of Hyatt, Sheraton, Marriott, and Westin hotels says that it has been targeted by hackers, who for months collected customers credit card information.

Categories: Wild Music News

Bangladesh police kill 'mastermind' of Dhaka cafe attack

Reuters - 11 hours 34 min ago
DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants on Saturday, including a Bangladesh-born Canadian citizen accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners, police said.
Categories: Wild Music News

Why Do We Only See Dragonflies In The Summer?

NPR - 11 hours 42 min ago

NPR's Scott Simon speaks to Dr. Jessica Ware about dragonflies in this next installment of the summer series "What's Bugging You?"

Categories: Wild Music News

National Day Of Mourning Commences In Italy After Earthquake

NPR - 11 hours 42 min ago

Funerals are being held today for some of the more than 260 killed in the 6.2 magnitude earthquake that shook central Italy reducing many villages to rubble. Relief efforts are underway.

Categories: Wild Music News

Ditch the Plan B? Go ahead, so long as you're rich | Arwa Mahdawi

The Guardian - 12 hours 21 min ago

A recent study says that if you really want to achieve your dreams, don’t worry about a safety net. Fine advice for those for whom failure wouldn’t spell disaster

To Plan B or not to Plan B, that is the question. Science finally has the answer and, apparently, it’s “No, absolutely not”. If you want to be successful then you should ditch your backup plan says a recent study. Simply considering a Plan B acts as an “emotional safety net” that decreases your drive when it comes to achieving your real goal.

Honestly, I have never related to a paper in the journal Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes so much. Throughout my life I’ve put off pursuing Grand Plans by busying myself with putting robust Plan Bs in place, “just in case”. If only I could throw caution to the wind, I’ve told myself, maybe I’d be the first female secretary-general of the United Nations, a bestselling author and a world-class hacker by now.

Continue reading...
Categories: Wild Music News

Exclusive: Iraq plans to sell oil through Iran if talks with Kurds fail

Reuters - 12 hours 38 min ago
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq's government would consider selling crude through Iran should talks with the autonomous Kurdish region on an oil revenue-sharing agreement fail, a senior oil ministry official in Baghdad told Reuters.
Categories: Wild Music News

Researchers Are Building a Tear Bank to Better Understand Why We Weep

Scientific American - 12 hours 51 min ago
Scientists will eventually be able to select tears by age and gender from the cryogenic repository

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Categories: Wild Music News

Archaeologists Identify More Than 150 Rock Art Paintings in Chile

Scientific American - 13 hours 21 min ago
The designs, created between 2000 BC and 500 AD, would have served to mark territory

-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Categories: Wild Music News

Fed's Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike

Reuters - 13 hours 45 min ago
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left the door open for a hike as early as next month.
Categories: Wild Music News

British PM to trigger Brexit without vote by lawmakers: Telegraph

Reuters - 13 hours 56 min ago
EDINBURGH (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will not hold a parliamentary vote on Brexit before formally triggering Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, The Daily Telegraph reported on Saturday, without specifying sources.
Categories: Wild Music News

Jobs data to be a big deal for record-high stocks

Reuters - 14 hours 10 min ago
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Wall Street will fixate on a wave of U.S. economic data next week, crested by payrolls data on Friday that could sway expectations about the timing of future interest rate hikes and spark volatility in record-high stock prices.
Categories: Wild Music News

Fire kills at least 16 in Moscow printing works

Reuters - 15 hours 35 min ago
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A fire in a warehouse at a Moscow printing works killed at least 16 people on Saturday morning, an Emergencies Ministry official told Rossiya-24 TV station.
Categories: Wild Music News

Tropical Storm Madeline forms east of Hawaiian Islands: NHC

Reuters - 15 hours 39 min ago
(Reuters) - Tropical storm Madeline has formed in the northern Pacific ocean, well east-southeast of the Hawaiian Islands, the National Hurricane Center (NHC) said in an advisory on Friday.
Categories: Wild Music News

Proxima b: could we live on this newly found planet – or could something else?

The Guardian - 17 hours 21 min ago

The announcement that scientists think they may have found a planet orbiting the star nearest to our sun is potentially big news – even if it would take 70,000 years to get there

Related: Discovery of potentially Earth-like planet Proxima b raises hopes for life

What’s all the excitement about?

Continue reading...
Categories: Wild Music News

World's largest marine reserve created off Hawaii

BBC - 17 hours 53 min ago
US President Barack Obama expands a national monument off Hawaii, creating the world's largest marine reserve.
Categories: Wild Music News

Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll

Reuters - 17 hours 54 min ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, down from a peak this month of 12 points, according to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking poll released on Friday.
Categories: Wild Music News

New movie "Hidden Figures" highlights work of NASA scientist Katherine Johnson

CBS - August 26, 2016 - 10:38pm
Acting as a sort of human computer, African-American mathematician Katherine Johnson made many of NASA's first missions possible.
Categories: Wild Music News