Scientists noticed an increased occurrence of earthquakes in southern Monterey County, close to Parkfield, California. Stumped as to why, Colin B. Amos, assistant professor of geology at Western Washington University, and his team set-out to find an answer.
Zillow, the real estate database, launched a new service last week predicting how much a home will be worth a year from now. The Zestimate Forecast focuses on 50 million homes, and forecasts are calculated three times a week.
In "Dangerous Rhythm: Why Movie Musicals Matter," historian Richard Barrios explores movie musicals from the first hits, The Jazz Singer and to present-day examples like Chicago and Les Misérables, providing a history of the genre, as well as a touch of backstage gossip of some of its biggest stars.