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Stories by Adam Hadhazy

Could a big earthquake reduce Manhattan to rubble someday?

A new study from the Earth Institute at Columbia University says there’s more seismic activity around the Big Apple than previously thought. Researchers also say they discovered a new active fault line running from Stamford, Conn., 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) west toward the Hudson River...

August 22, 2008 — Adam Hadhazy

What's on the minds of the incoming freshman class?

Every August for the past 11 years, Beloit College has put out its Mindset List, which the small Wisconsin school describes as an attempt to get a sense of students’ cultural frames of reference, and how they’ve have changed from those of previous classes...

August 22, 2008 — Adam Hadhazy

Bigfoot finding turns out to be a hoax - surprised?

The jig is up for the two hikers from Georgia who said they happened upon a body of a Sasquatch. It didn’t exactly take a crack team of forensics investigators to identify the "cadaver." When confronted about their deception over the weekend, Rick Dyer and Mathew Whitton apparently admitted that their prize finding is really a costume...

August 19, 2008 — Adam Hadhazy

Star Wars: The Clone Wars hits theaters today

The latest film in the Star Wars saga is now at multiplexes nationwide, taking moviegoers back to that far, far away galaxy for a fresh dose of epic space battles between cloned soldiers and robotic armies...

August 15, 2008 — Adam Hadhazy

They're back: The Perseid meteor shower peaks today

If you didn’t get up early this morning to watch, late-night tonight will still be a good opportunity to catch sight of some shooting stars. Every year around this time, the Earth hurtles through the debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle, resulting in the so-called Perseid meteor shower...

August 12, 2008 — Adam Hadhazy
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