Tuesday, August 4, 2020
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Painful sting, Asian giant hornets aren’t big killers

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

Asian giant hornets have captured our imagination, and people are spotting them everywhere. Or at least they think they are. Read story

Stone tools reshape our view of history

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Life

Stone tools found in a Mexican cave suggest that people were living in North America as early as about 26,500 years ago, much earlier than most scientists accept, a new… Read story


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Spacecraft snaps closest pictures ever of sun; ‘campfires’ abound

August 4, 2020, 6:02am Life

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A European and NASA spacecraft has snapped the closest pictures ever taken of the sun, revealing countless little “campfires” flaring everywhere. Read story

As U.S. milk sales rise amid pandemic, “Got milk?” ads return

August 3, 2020, 7:46am Business

The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: “Got milk?” Read story

Meet Perseverance, JPL’s newest Mars rover

August 3, 2020, 6:00am Life

NASA’s newest Mars rover is called Perseverance, and it has already lived up to the name. Read story

Aww, nuts: North Texas company has 42 tons to unload after American Airlines cut first class food service

August 2, 2020, 2:06pm Business

Kim Peacock was once the purveyor of first-class luxury, but now her Arlington company has more than 87,000 pounds of nuts and no idea if her airline customers will ever want them again. Read story

Camas fragrance expert knows noses

August 2, 2020, 6:30am Clark County Life

Publications like Scientific American and Psychology Today have examined our sense of smell and its emotion-triggering component, and many books tout the connection between fragrance, memory and mood. Companies sell scented candles, household cleaners and mindset-enhancing essential oils. Workplaces and medical clinics purchase scent-diffusing systems to make employees more productive or patients more relaxed. Read story

Philip Roth biography to arrive in April

August 2, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

NEW YORK — In the fall of 2012, as the willing subject of one of the most anticipated literary biographies in recent memory, Philip Roth joked that he had surrendered power over his own life to author Blake Bailey. Read story

Emmys: Netflix scores record 160 nominations

August 2, 2020, 6:05am Entertainment

Streaming giant Netflix handily reclaimed its seat as television’s critical dynamo Tuesday by capturing 160 nominations for the 2020 Emmy Awards, setting an industry record and unseating rival HBO. Read story

Ken Burns outlines 8 upcoming projects

August 2, 2020, 6:04am Entertainment

NEW YORK — What do Ernest Hemingway, Muhammad Ali, Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo da Vinci have in common? Read story