A study conducted by the USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station showed that the number of people engaged in outdoor activities considered to be more traditional, like hunting and fishing, has plateaued or decreased, even as the population increased. At the same time, technology-based ways of viewing nature, like birdwatching and photography, are on the rise.
Researchers at the University of Tokyo have developed a robot that cheats at rock-paper-scissors by detecting the gesture you?re about to throw. It’s the automated equivalent of your jerk friend hesitating a moment before committing to their move ? except that it happens at superhuman speed.
Photographer Christian Randolph captures the chaos in Lexington, KY after the University of Kentucky beat the University of Kansas last night to win the NCAA men’s basketball championship. This is after an even bigger riot following Kentucky’s victory in their civil war, Final Four game.
Defense Secretary Panetta is set to reveal his plan to chop $ 450 billion from the Pentagon’s budget. It won’t be pretty for the Air Force, which is poised to lose hundreds of planes and thousands of airmen.