On February 29th, 1720, Queen Ulrika Eleonora of Sweden abdicated in favor of her husband, King Frederick I.
DENVER — Wolves from Colorado’s new pack expanded their roaming range over the past 35 days to the state’s northwesternmost county and across the Continental Divide, according to a map state officials released ...Read more
Big Tech stocks created, and have so far dominated, the trillion-dollar club in the U.S. For the first time, there’s a race brewing for an outsider to join their ranks.
Rallies since the start of the year in Warren ...Read more
Nearly six days after making history by becoming the first commercial company to successfully land on the moon, Intuitive Machines released the first images of its lander on the surface.
The images show the moments during...Read more
Bad weather conditions on the launch corridor for a human spaceflight from Kennedy Space Center prompted a two-day delay, so SpaceX took the opportunity to roll out and try and shoehorn a launch without humans from nearby ...Read more
In a catchy YouTube video, British comedian Jo Brand translates a scientist’s long-winded description of the fossil fuel industry’s role in the climate crisis this way: “We are paying a bunch of rich dudes 1 ...Read more
A thought for the day: It's all right for a woman to be, above all, human. I am a woman first of all. -- French-Cuban-American writer Anaïs Nin
On this date in history:
In 1704, in the bloodiest event of the so-called Queen Anne's War, Deerfield, a frontier settlement in western Massachusetts, was attacked by a French and indian force. Some 100 men, ...Read more
Those born on this date include:
- Pope Paul III in 1468
- British religious leader Ann Lee, founder of the American Shaker sect, in 1736
- operatic composer Gioacchino Antonio Rossini in 1792
Today is Thursday, Feb. 29, the 60th day of 2024 with 306 to follow.
This is Leap Year Day, which occurs only once every four years.
The moon is waning. Morning stars are Mars and Venus. Evening stars are Jupiter and ...Read more
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"...Lord St. Vincent... hated Pitt and his administration (and) was working to impeach Lord Melville for malversation of the ...Read more
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A rare blizzard warning was issued for the Sierra Nevada, including ski resorts at Mammoth Mountain and around Lake Tahoe, as officials urged people to avoid travel during treacherous weather Thursday through Sunday.
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Six environmental groups on Tuesday filed a legal brief saying they do not support a recent settlement between Colorado and Suncor Energy over an air-quality monitoring program at the company’s Commerce City oil refinery...Read more
Did you hear? Google has been accused of having a secret vendetta against White people. Elon Musk exchanged tweets about the conspiracy on X more than 150 times over the past week, all regarding portraits generated with ...Read more
Astrobotic Technology's latest space-related venture won't take it far from home.
The lunar tech company is pitching a plan to build a new four-story facility next to its North Side headquarters on North Lincoln Avenue as...Read more
After several years of pandemic-driven price spikes at the grocery store, retail food price inflation is slowing down. That’s good news for consumers, especially those in low-income households, who spend a ...Read more
Why is the doll (and movie) called "Barbie"? Why is Nellie nervous, and why is a statuette named Oscar? This column will put you on a first-name basis with terms based on first names.
-- Barbie -- During the 1950s, Ruth...Read more
SEATTLE — Driving can be a study of contrasts. Mostly it’s mundane: Point A to Point B, with maybe only minor irritation at your fellow drivers. Other times, though, it can be sublime: A beautiful Pacific Northwest ...Read more
In the first two months of the new year, one thing has become clear. Gamers want titles that offer fresh experiences but with a familiar hook. “Palworld” became an unexpected hit because it pushed forward a genre ...Read more
- Intuitive Machines finally releases moon landing shots as mission nears conclusion
- Rare blizzard warning for Mammoth, Tahoe: 'Not the time to gamble with ... your family's lives'
- Colorado's wolves roamed from northwesternmost county to across Continental Divide last month
- The true cost of food is far higher than what you spend at the checkout counter
- Climate comedy works − here’s why, and how it can help lighten up a politically heavy year in 2024