NASA's LRO Mission and North America to experience total lunar eclipse

When people in North America look up at the sky in the early morning hours of April 15, they can expect the moon to look a little different. A total lunar eclipse is expected at this time, a phenomenon that occurs when the Earth, moon and sun are in perfect alignment, blanketing the moon in the Earth's shadow.

Magnetic anomaly deep within Earth's crust reveals Africa in North America

The repeated cycles of plate tectonics that have led to collision and assembly of large supercontinents and their breakup and formation of new ocean basins have produced continents that are collages of bits and pieces of other continents.

Report: Zero net energy is here

Zero net energy, once a wild-eyed, seemingly unattainable vision, isn’t exactly mainstream, but the concept is definitely taking root in North America: A new report says the number of buildings either at or reaching for the standard has more than doubled in the past two years.

N. America to claim almost half of $72 billion spent on tablets in 2013

More than 39 million tablets shipped worldwide during the first calendar quarter of 2013, representing the second largest volume of shipments to date; only bested by the previous quarter ending calendar year 2012.

First feathered dinosaurs found in North America

Feathered dinosaurs with something a lot like wings have for the first time been discovered in North America - but the feathers don't appear to have been used to aid flight.

Next supercontinent will form at North Pole

Make the most of the Caribbean on your next vacation - it won't be around for ever.

Are renewables edging out coal & nuclear?


With recent news indicating that both solar and wind power generation is on the the rise and looking stronger every year, it might be natural to wonder if renewable energy is dethroning fossil-fuel based electricity production. 



Facebook traffic drops in North America

Facebook reached a major milestone this month, with the number of active users hitting approximately 687 million.