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

Feed aggregator

Black man shot dead by police in Oklahoma remembered in music-filled service

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 8:44pm
TULSA, Okla. (Reuters) - An unarmed black man shot and killed by a white police officer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was remembered at a funeral service on Saturday as a father of four with a good heart.
Categories: Wild Music News

Acidity in atmosphere minimized to preindustrial levels

Science Daily - September 24, 2016 - 8:32pm
New research shows that human pollution of the atmosphere with acid is now almost back to the level that it was before the pollution started with industrialization in the 1930s. The results come from studies of the Greenland ice sheet.
Categories: Wild Music News

Pluto’s ‘heart’ sheds light on possible buried ocean

Science Daily - September 24, 2016 - 8:24pm
Ever since NASA's New Horizons spacecraft flew by Pluto last year, evidence has been mounting that the dwarf planet may have a liquid ocean beneath its icy shell. Now, by modeling the impact dynamics that created a massive crater on Pluto's surface, a team of researchers has made a new estimate of how thick that liquid layer might be.
Categories: Wild Music News

Poor food 'risks health of half the world'

BBC - September 24, 2016 - 7:28pm
As the population grows over the next 20 years half the world will be left malnourished, an independent panel of experts on food and agriculture warns.
Categories: Wild Music News

Powerful quakes strike off Fiji, Tonga, but no tsunami risk: monitor

geology topix - September 24, 2016 - 7:03pm

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off Fiji on Sunday shortly after another hit off Tonga but there was no threat of a tsunami, US seismologists said. The offshore quake occurred at 9:28 am , centered around 100 kilometres northeast of the Fijian island of Ndoi at a depth of 594 km, the US Geological Survey said on its website.

Categories: Wild Music News

Grand Canyon in blue

BBC - September 24, 2016 - 5:38pm
President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.
Categories: Wild Music News

How to encourage hedgehogs into your garden

BBC - September 24, 2016 - 5:34pm
A hedgehog officer explains how to help hedgehogs in your garden
Categories: Wild Music News

How satellites are helping decode human-caused earthquakes

geology topix - September 24, 2016 - 5:00pm

Prior to 2008, the US Geological Survey had never recorded an earthquake in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, but since then the area has seen almost 200. A rig contracted by Apache Corp drills a horizontal well in a search for oil and natural gas in the Wolfcamp shale located in the Permian Basin in West Texas, October 29, 2013.

Categories: Wild Music News

Balkan route nations say to focus on achievable ways to prevent new migrant influx

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 3:31pm
VIENNA (Reuters) - European countries on the route used by more than a million migrants to reach the continent last year agreed on Saturday to focus on the more easily achievable ways to prevent another influx than the big issues the EU is divided over, Austria said.
Categories: Wild Music News

Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 3:31pm
(Note: paragraph six contains language that may be offensive to readers)
Categories: Wild Music News

Legalizing Marijuana: It Changes Policing, But May Leave Racial Disparities

NPR - September 24, 2016 - 3:30pm

California is among five states this year where marijuana legalization is on the ballot. But there's concern about if legalizing it will reduce the number of marijuana arrests among African-Americans.

Categories: Wild Music News

Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 3:24pm
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and the world should not interfere in his crackdown on crime.
Categories: Wild Music News

New report shows flaws in forensic evidence

CBS - September 24, 2016 - 2:59pm
Forensic science may not be as cut-and-dried as it may seem. A new report by a White House Advisory Council is urging federal prosecutors and judges to tread cautiously when dealing with forensic evidence, when the underlying science has not been proven by testing and research. CBS News justice reporter Paula Reid joins "CBS This Morning: Saturday" to discuss some of the questionable techniques.
Categories: Wild Music News

How the moon and big tides could be a trigger for big earthquakes

LA Times - September 24, 2016 - 2:30pm

It’s one of the most enduring mysteries in earthquake science: Why do small earthquakes stay small, while others grow into monsters?

A group of researchers offered a partial, but tantalizing answer this month: The moon and big tides.

How does this work?

The scientists zeroed in on times of high...

Categories: Wild Music News

Can a "big hack" strike an entire city?

CBS - September 24, 2016 - 2:17pm
Reeves Wiedeman explains how his New York magazine article about the hack of an entire city is anything but science fiction
Categories: Wild Music News

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria and the World's Peril

Scientific American - September 24, 2016 - 1:00pm
The U.N. General Assembly is taking on a danger that threatens the health of our entire species

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

Finns protest against racism after man assaulted at neo-Nazi rally dies

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 12:59pm
HELSINKI (Reuters) - More than 15,000 people gathered in Helsinki on Saturday to protest against racism and violence, after the death of a man assaulted during a neo-Nazi rally in the city earlier this month.
Categories: Wild Music News

Geologist builds department at Rowan from ground up

geology topix - September 24, 2016 - 12:31pm

In the meantime, the bow-tied geologist and admitted geek, is building a geology department at Rowan University from the ground up. While the rocket speeds 23,000 mph toward the Bennu asteroid, an energetic Connolly can't just sit back and wait for his rock samples to return in 2023.

Categories: Wild Music News

N.Y. Times endorses Clinton in White House race

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 12:17pm
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The New York Times endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Saturday, saying she was more qualified than Republican presidential rival Donald Trump to handle the challenges facing the United States.
Categories: Wild Music News

Ecuador hopes hearing marks 'beginning of the end' of Assange saga

Reuters - September 24, 2016 - 12:06pm
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ecuador hopes that the October questioning of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, holed up in the country's London Embassy since 2012, will mark the "beginning of the end" of the legal deadlock over case, Ecuador's foreign minister said.
Categories: Wild Music News