Monthly Archives: February 2020

Colorado Sheriff’s baffling tweet about a boulder in the road goes gloriously viral

Colorado Sheriff’s baffling tweet about a boulder in the road goes gloriously viral

By Sam Haysom2020-01-28 11:00:22 UTC If you’re navigating the snowy roads roads of Telluride in San Miguel County, Colorado, you had better keep a wary eye out for boulders. Small boulders, large boulders, and — most importantly of all — large boulders the size of small boulders. Large boulder the size of a small boulder…

Colorado Why did the coyote and badger cross under the road? To avoid a serious problem caused by humans.

A coyote leading a badger… through a tunnel. Image:  Pathways for Wildlife / Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) By Mark Kaufman2020-02-04 21:07:03 UTC A wildlife camera filmed the profoundly rare sight of a coyote leading its badger companion through a tunnel beneath a Northern California highway. The now-viral clip shows the two species using the…

Colorado Blue Canyon Technologies chosen by Made in Space for orbital manufacturing demo mission

Colorado Blue Canyon Technologies chosen by Made in Space for orbital manufacturing demo mission

On-orbit manufacturing startup Made In Space has tapped Colorado’s Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) to help support its Archinaut One demonstration mission contracted by NASA, which is currently set to take place in 2022. The mission will see Made In Space show off the assembly of two 10-meter solar arrays on orbit, which will then be…

Colorado Source: Colorado’s Tucker expected to join MSU

Colorado Source: Colorado’s Tucker expected to join MSU

Feb 12, 2020Adam RittenbergESPN Senior Writer Close College football reporter. Joined ESPN.com in 2008. Graduate of Northwestern University.Michigan State has hired Mel Tucker, who resigned as Colorado’s coach earlier Wednesday, as the Spartans’ next football coach, the school announced.Tucker’s six-year contract with the Spartans, which was formally approved by the university’s board late Wednesday afternoon,…

Colorado 16-year-old school shooting suspect pleads guilty to murder

Colorado 16-year-old school shooting suspect pleads guilty to murder

One student was killed in the May 2019 shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch.February 7, 2020, 10:43 PM3 min read A 16-year-old accused in a Colorado school shooting pleaded guilty to multiple charges, including murder, on Friday. Two teenagers, Alec McKinney and Devon Erickson, were arrested after allegedly opening fire at the STEM School Highlands…

Colorado Elon Musk says Tesla’s Solar Roof is going global later this year

Colorado Elon Musk says Tesla’s Solar Roof is going global later this year

Tesla’s solar roof will be offered internationally “later this year.” Image: Tesla By Stan Schroeder2020-02-17 14:06:39 UTC Tesla’s Solar Roof has had a rough start. Originally introduced in Oct. 2016, the Solar Roof was re-worked several times, and has only gone into wider distribution this year, partially due to Tesla’s well-documented struggles to produce its…

Colorado ‘Ohio 2’ stars in this delightfully unhinged map of North and South America

Colorado ‘Ohio 2’ stars in this delightfully unhinged map of North and South America

Welcome to Anna’s America. Image: craig calcaterra / twitter By Andy Moser2020-02-13 15:59:01 UTC A high school student gave North and South America a bit of a redesign, and the internet is rightfully obsessed. Sports writer Craig Calcaterra found the delightfully chaotic map on his 16-year-old daughter Anna’s desk and subsequently alerted Twitter to her…

Colorado Trump aims to be distraction for Democrats on Western U.S. swing

Colorado Trump aims to be distraction for Democrats on Western U.S. swing

U.S. President Donald Trump talks to reporters prior to boarding Air Force One as he departs Washington for campaign travel to California from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, U.S., February 18, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – President Donald Trump began a four-day Western swing on Tuesday with a fundraiser in Los Angeles, the first…

Colorado The Future of Death-Tech Has No Rules—Yet

Colorado The Future of Death-Tech Has No Rules—Yet

When a company asks permission to pulverize a corpse—to freeze a body solid, then shake it till it shatters—how, exactly, should the government respond? Last September, Derek Schmidt, the attorney general for Kansas, sat down to ponder the specifics. Interest in a new process for disposing of the dead had trickled across the state; it…