Python-hunting program in Florida ends with capture of 106 big snakes

The public can also help manage invasive species by reporting nonnative fish and wildlife to the FWC's Invasive Species Hotline at 888-IVE-GOT1 (888-483-4681), by reporting sightings online at IveGot1.org or by downloading the IveGot1 smartphone ap... More..

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by | Monday, February 29, 2016

NASA has record number apply to be an astronaut

NASA said today it received 18,300 applications from people interested in joining the space agency's 2017 class of astronauts. The odds of getting picked are small; only eight to 14 Americans will be chosen...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Astronaut heading home next week after record-long US spaceflight

The board will then be inviting the most highly qualified candidates to the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston for interviews before the final selection is made and the new astronaut candidates report t...More..

Tech giants to file brief supporting Apple in encryption battle
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Tech giants to file brief supporting Apple in encryption battle

Earlier this week, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates slightly, though not explicitly, disagreed with Apple, saying companies should work with the federal government on particular cases involving terrorism. We wou...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

NASA gets record number of astronaut applications

Moreover, this year's numbers has surpassed three times the number of applicants in 2012, whose number was then beaten by 2013's record of 6,300 applicants. The training will continue for around two years in wh...More..

Why Do We Have Leap Years? The 29-Day Phenomenon Explained
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Why Do We Have Leap Years? The 29-Day Phenomenon Explained

Ever wonder if New Year's Day is such a big celebration and it only happens once a year, why isn't Leap Year Day four times bigger since it's four times rarer? We need an extra day every fourth February becau...More..