On Tuesday, Microsoft is widely expected to unveil three new smartphone handsets and a second-generation wearable. However, potentially the biggest and most important device waiting to make its real-world debut will be the Surface Pro 4.
U.S. President Barack Obama declared new marine sanctuaries in Lake Michigan and the tidal waters of Maryland on Monday, while Chile blocked off more than 200,000 square miles of the Pacific Ocean near the world-famous Easter Island from commercial fishing and oil and gas exploration.
Vancouver's mayor is getting a higher profile as a climate crusader with an invitation to discuss the issue with United States Secretary of State John Kerry this week alongside a select handful of global city leaders.
The race for Internet service from space is on, again. After a series of failed satellite Internet projects over the past two decades, fresh investment is coming into the sector, and at least three high-profile projects are moving forward.
James Bristle and a friend were digging in his soybean field when they unearthed what looked like a bent fence post, caked with mud. Instead, it was part of a pelvis from an ancient woolly mammoth that lived up to 15,000 years ago.
However, a recent study by researchers at the U.S.-based National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reveals blue whales are not indiscriminate in their hunt for krill: they use "efficient foraging strategies" to optimize energy use and conserve oxygen.