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5:50pm

Sat August 4, 2012
London Olympics

Letters From London: August 4th

A view of the London 2012 Olympics Olympic Village. Notice the representative flags dangling off the balconies of the apartments.
David Holt Flickr - Creative Commons

Freshly graduated and shipped off to London; Stephen Kasica is on assignment in London for the Olympics. He sent us this missive:

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11:06am

Sat August 4, 2012
Marc On The Blues

Nine O'clock Blues: City That Care Forgot

429 Records

Dr. John and the Lower 911 recorded an album in 2008 called City That Care Forgot. There was a negative reaction from a number of reviewers.

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6:00am

Sat August 4, 2012
Garden Report

Helping Plants Cope With Summer Heat

Yogendra Joshi Creative Commons/Flickr

One of the trickiest things for gardeners is to know exactly how much to water – especially when the hot summer weather seems like it will never end. KUNC Gardener Tom Throgmorton has a few tips for keeping plants healthy and hydrated.

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5:42pm

Fri August 3, 2012
London Olypmics

Letters From London: August 3rd

Freshly graduated and shipped off to London; Stephen Kasica is on assignment in London for the Olympics. He sent us this missive:

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3:06pm

Fri August 3, 2012
Science

A 20,000 Year Rewrite Of Human History

New analysis of artifacts from Border Cave indicate that the Later Stone Age in South Africa began roughly 44,000 years ago, more than 20,000 years earlier than originally thought.
Paola Villa University of Colorado

It turns out the Later Stone Age wasn’t quite so late. A University of Colorado archeologist has just completed a new analysis of artifacts that has pushed the period back by 20,000 years. The work may resolve one of the long-running paradoxes of human history—but in the process, it has created a new one.

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