He started the Wikipedia page for the Buffalo shooting and many other tragic events
After Jason Moore, from Portland, Oregon, saw headlines from national news sources on Google News about the Buffalo shooting at a local supermarket on Saturday afternoon, he did a quick search for the incident on Wikipedia. When no results appeared, he drafted a single sentence: "On May 14, 2022, 10 people were killed in a mass shooting in Buffalo, New York." He hit save and published the entry on Wikipedia in less than a minute.
World Bee Day a chance to remind people how important, and how threatened, the insects are
News/Canada/Toronto: World Bee Day is a chance to celebrate the hard work bees do to pollinate our plants and the work that's been done to protect them, but it's also an opportunity to remind the public how much more there's left to do to prevent them from disappearing completely.
Twitter will now label and suppress misinformation surrounding armed conflict and other crises
Twitter will now apply warning labels to — and cease recommending — claims that outside experts have identified as misinformation during fast-moving times of crisis, the social media company said Thursday.
Boeing makes third attempt to launch its Starliner capsule to the ISS
Boeing will try yet again Thursday to send the capsule it designed to ferry astronauts to and from the International Space Station on a successful, uncrewed test mission. After two prior attempts to complete such a mission failed, Boeing's goal is to prove the spacecraft can dock with the orbiting outpost. It must succeed before it can move on to missions with people on board.
How Atlantic Canada's warming ocean could impact everything from seaweed to lobster
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: An Atlantic Canadian biotechnology seafood company says harvest levels have plunged at the southern range of the cold-water seaweed it uses as raw material. Meanwhile, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is being urged to do more research on lobster and climate change.
Boeing's Starliner ready to launch to space station on second test flight
News/Science: Boeing's new Starliner capsule was set for launch on Thursday on a do-over uncrewed test flight to the International Space Station, aiming to deliver the company a much-needed success after two years of delays and costly engineering setbacks.
Arctic research station in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, reopens after pandemic closure
News/Canada/North: COVID-19 pandemic restrictions kept the doors of the Canadian High Arctic Research Station in Cambridge Bay largely closed to the public and researchers for more than a year, but the station is throwing those doors open once more.
Citizen scientists comb Annapolis Valley woods for rare lichens
News/Canada/Nova Scotia: Environmentalists say they're motivated to search for rare lichens in Nova Scotia's Annapolis Valley because they see it as a way to provide added protection for parts of the woods they believe need a break from logging or should not be subject to cutting in the first place.
Boeing tries to catch up to SpaceX after plenty of drama
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company, a primary US defense contractor, and a titan of a global aviation duopoly. A few years ago, the idea that it would dominate commercial space was a given, and companies like SpaceX, a relatively young business relying on a strategy of moving fast and breaking things, would take a back seat to the move level-headed and experienced Boeing.
New York files discrimination complaint against Amazon
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a complaint on Wednesday against Amazon, alleging that the e-commerce giant has failed to provide reasonable accommodations to warehouse workers who are pregnant or with disabilities under state human rights law.