Flamingos are regal, but kind of dopey creatures that are known for standing on one leg for reasons that not even scientists can fully explain. If you’ve ever wanted to see them look sillier, check out these chicks, which hatched at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio recently.
The smart city is on the horizon, and if Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs has anything to do with it, it’ll have subsidized ride-sharing, “Airbnb for cars,” and AI that helps parking cops fine the most people.
Of the seven cities chosen as finalists for the US Department of Transportation’s Smart City Challenge, Columbus, Ohio may have seemed like the underdog. (It was the only finalist that has no rail system whatsoever.) But today, USDOT announced Columbus as the winner of over $50 million in cash that will transform its…
After 500 years, archaeologists believe that they have found the wreck of the Santa Maria— Christopher Columbus' flagship—at the bottom of the sea off the north coast of Haiti. The leader of the expedition, Barry Clifford, told The Independent that all the evidence "strong suggests that this wreck is Columbus' famous…
Christopher Columbus is a polarizing figure in modern America. He was a hero! He was a villain! But what if we look past the immediate consequences and look at his broader, unintended impacted on the human species as a whole?
Human ingenuity, our ceaseless drive to invent, create, and build, is one of our species's greatest strengths. But sometimes people just don't know what the hell they're doing. Here are the most ridiculous engineering disasters in human history.
Six new cities are now under Sprint's 4G umbrella: Los Angeles, Miami, Washington D.C., Cleveland, Cincinnati and Columbus, the carrier announced this morning. Also revealed: WiMax will be hitting San Francisco on December 28th. [BGR]
Doesn't the Columbus space lab look cozy? Here it is in the clean room of the EADS Space Transportation complex in Bremen, Germany, getting ready to be blasted up to the International Space Station. And click through for a blazing shot of the Russian Soyuz-U rocket blasting off from the Baikonur cosmodrome yesterday,…
Fragile little guys in their gym clothes dangle just above the curve of the Earth in this computer illustration of the Columbus laboratory module. Space Shuttle Atlantis will install this module on the International Space Station soon after tomorrow's launch. Image by ESA/AP.
The Columbus V-700 GPS receiver is scarcely bigger than a box of matches and weighs slightly more than an ounce, but even so, it's accurate to within 1.5 meters and connects with up to 20 satellites.