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Researchers investigating strong signal detected in deep space

Devon Dewey  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:35pm

Researchers are investigating a strong signal that was recently discovered in deep space.

4 weather folklore sayings that are not backed by science

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:33pm

Before there were satellites, computers and even thermometers, people would pay close attention to the signs nature provided to predict the weather and ensure their survival.

Fitbit unveils 2 new fitness trackers — including 1 you can take in the pool

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:06pm

Fitbit wants to keep your fitness trackers from ending up in a drawer after a few months of use.

A landmark day for drone flights arrives

Matt McFarland, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:21pm

The federal government is officially opening America's skies to drones.

Utahns to help Tesla celebrate 2B electric miles driven

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:25pm

Tesla Motors is commemorating a major milestone in Utah this week with a stop on a three-month Electric Road Trip around the world. The company will be host an open house event on Friday at the Montage Deer Valley Hotel in Park City.

'Dark twin' of the Milky Way galaxy discovered

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:06am

Welcome to the dark side of the universe. In a direct contrast with the beautifully bright Milky Way galaxy, a "dark twin" called Dragonfly 44 has been discovered 300 million light-years away in the Coma constellation, according to a new study.

SpaceX Dragon returns to Earth with station science, gear

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:33pm

A SpaceX Dragon capsule has returned to Earth with scientific gifts from the International Space Station.

1 month after acquisition, Yahoo employees unsure about their future

Seth Fiegerman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 11:46am

If you didn't know better, you might think Yahoo has suddenly gained a second wind. Maybe it has.

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update

Raphael Satter, Jon Gambrell and Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:44am

The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates' prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.

Are wolves a 'Miracle' in Yellowstone? Science seeks answers

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 10:58pm

Are wolves responsible for a "miracle" that "changed the rivers" of Yellowstone? That provocative claim in a widely seen 2014 YouTube video has ignited excitement about the impact of wolves on their environment. But what does the science say?

Climate change taking toll on the American pika in the West

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 9:28pm

Populations of a rabbit-like animal known as the American pika are vanishing in many mountainous areas of the West as climate change alters its habitat, according to findings released Thursday by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Rosetta space probe sees bright flares, landslide on comet

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 7:58pm

The European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe has captured images of a bright burst of light on the comet it is orbiting, apparently caused by a landslide.

6 essential tips for online car shoppers

Cosette Jarrett, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 25th - 3:30pm

Online car shopping has made the process of purchasing a vehicle exponentially easier. Although this convenience is fantastic, it’s still important to follow guidelines from traditional car buying. Here are 6 essential tips for online car shopping.

Closest potentially habitable planet to our solar system found

Ashley Strickland CNN  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 10:19pm

In a discovery that has been years in the making, researchers have confirmed the existence of a rocky planet named Proxima b orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our sun, according to a new study. It is the closest exoplanet to us in the universe.

Seniors get tutored in technology by teens

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 24th - 12:47pm

Cyber Seniors pairs seniors with teens in 8-week one-on-one individualized sessions. The teens teach the seniors basic digital literacy skills, using social media and more. The pilot program just wrapped up in Salt Lake and Provo.

MIT scientists think they can make your WiFi 10x faster at sporting events

Matt McFarland, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 9:31pm

Getting good WiFi at a sporting event isn't easy.

Rio Olympics the most streamed games in history

Sarah Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 23rd - 7:01pm

Streaming rates for the 2016 Games were higher than ever, and viewers expressed that cable companies need to pay attention to their demands and the changing landscape of online streaming.

Study finds men who primarily provide for family show decline in health, happiness

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 22nd - 7:34pm

A recent study indicates that men who are the primary breadwinner in their family are less happy and less healthy than those who are not.

Apple's Tim Cook on his mistakes and what the future holds

Aug 20th - 3:14pm

Five years after taking over from Steve Jobs, Apple CEO Tim Cook has opened up about his experiences in a wide-ranging interview with the Washington Post.

Popular Yellowstone River closes after thousands of fish die

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 19th - 9:04pm

Montana wildlife officials indefinitely closed a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways Friday, barring all fishing, rafting and other activities to prevent the spread of a parasite believed to have killed tens of thousands of fish.