Hope rises again for the return of the Expos to Montreal
The eternal optimists, the ones who believe the return to Montreal of major league baseball is just a shore matter of time, are flapping their wings again--maybe with reason. Or maybe with eyes wide shut.
Traffic accident insurance scams: a growing plague
In legal terms they’re called “induced collisions”
You’re driving along, when a car passes you, pulls quickly in front and brakes hard. You can’t avoid hitting the back of the other car. Suddenly, the full load of passengers comes out crying “whiplash”.
A group of students in British Columbia has created a hi-tech system that is providing park rangers with a new tool to save threatened African elephants.
PhD candidate Jake Wall and his colleagues at the conservation group Save the Elephants designed a system that beams live satellite data and alerts rangers to poaching and to elephants in distress. ...