You cannot make this stuff up: Arctic expedition to study global warming put on hold because of too much ice. I'm tempted to comment, "how cool is that!", but I won't.
Meanwhile, in real science news, NASA's Kepler discovers bigger, older cousin to Earth. "The newly discovered Kepler-452b is the smallest planet to date discovered orbiting in the habitable zone - the area around a star where liquid water could pool on the surface of an orbiting planet - of a G2-type star, like our sun." And it's merely 1,400 light years away ... a perfect vacation opportunity.
More liberal BS: Dunkin Donuts CEO makes $10M/year but thinks $15/hour minimum wage is outrageous. Many people apparently think compensation is some sort of corporate profit-sharing scheme. They are completely wrong about this :P
Whoa ... Amazon's market cap now bigger than Walmart's. If you click through, you'll see that Walmart remains much larger in terms of sales, revenue, and net income. But Amazon are growing much faster...
The next Social Network? Winklevoss twins get closer to launching their Bitcoin exchange. "If you had invented Bitcoin, you'd have invented Bitcoin..." (But then again, nobody knows the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto :)
Going back to real science, this time biology: Crazy 'missing link' Darwin fish can breathe air, walk on land, and climb trees. Yay. I want a picture of that fish on my car.