A few showers are passing through the Midstate this morning, but your odds of picking up any measurable rainfall the rest of the day are pretty slim — the HRRR model’s radar simulation has had a good handle on things overall:
- The Drudge Report (a “news” site that’s best viewed as unintentional satire) grabbed some headlines by claiming that Hurricane Matthew’s intensity was exaggerated. Here’s how we know it wasn’t.
- The drought continues in California, but Washington and Oregon have picked up some much-needed rain to crack the drought there.
- Some fall foliage nerdery — why do some leaves turn yellow and some turn red?
- The world’s biggest alien-search project is taking aim on a mysterious star.
- If we live in a Multiverse, could we ever really know? And if we don’t, could we ever prove the idea wrong?
- Want to jump-start your metabolism? Go work out before you even eat breakfast. (Not really an option for me, unfortunately…)
- Losing a pet is a terrible experience for everyone, but it’s especially hard on kids.
- New research holds promise for curing food allergies.
- Ten ways that science has changed since the last time the Cubs won the World Series.
- Did you know that pumpkins are the oldest domesticated plant on Earth? That and 8 other facts about the Halloween gourd…
- Thanksgiving is four weeks from today! Here’s some analysis of what to buy and what to skip during the Black Friday sales.