A look back at the last week of news:
The news began last Tuesday with a look into Portland, Oregon’s public toilet design. A solar storm was also discussed leading to the prediction of amazing displays of the aurora across Alaska. Later in the week, some great pictures surfaced throughout the [...]
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon judge is using his force to order a 45-day jail sentence and mental health evaluation for a would-be Jedi who attacked toy store customers with light sabers last December.
David Allen Canterbury told Judge Kenneth Walker that he is already seeking mental health treatment. Canterbury [...]
Picture an orange. It’s encased in a biodegradable shell—the peel’s even somewhat edible, as marmalade fans can attest. But we humans often package food in plastic, with its environmental and disposal challenges.
Nurturing a child early in life may help him or her develop a larger hippocampus, the brain region important for learning, memory and stress responses, a new study shows.
Previous animal research showed that early maternal support has a positive effect on a young rat’s hippocampal growth, production of brain cells and ability to deal [...]
If you have been living in Fairbanks during the last month then you have been exposed to ice fog. In case you are wondering, ice fog is basically a cloud of solid water (ice) crystals that forms at very low temperatures, usually around -40 F. Fairbanks is notorious for high levels of air pollution during [...]
HEALY — Our sun is approaching its peak in sun spot activity this winter and producing some awesome night-light shows. This winter’s aurora borealis hasn’t been a let-down, so far, and we haven’t even hit “peak season” yet, which tends to occur around the equinoxes. Alaskans are fortunate: the northern lights enhance our winter skies [...]
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