Today was a breaking news day, the kind where science offers its explanations. So our editors got busy and provided a lot of material - news, explainers, slideshows, etc. and then they also took to the blogs and covered the East Coast earthquake:


- David Biello - Earthquake Shakes East Coast


- Anna Kuchment - Get your own earthquake sensor, and other temblor tips


- Katherine Harmon - Top 10 Biggest East Coast Quakes on Record


The rest of the network and the rest of the topics:

- Krystal D'Costa - Crossing the Streams: #NYCSciTweetUp and The Story Collider Together!


- Kate Clancy - Non-science majors: now it’s your turn


- Scicurious - High Fructose Corn Syrup: Much Maligned? Or the Devil’s Food Cake?


- Melissa C. Lott - David MacKay: Sustainable Energy – without the hot air


- Emily Grubert - Why Business-as-Usual Coal Consumption Could Mean Dramatic Changes


- Bora Zivkovic - Introducing #SciAmBlogs bloggers: Kate Clancy


- Peter Norvig - Prescient but Not Perfect: A Look Back at a 1966 Scientific American Article on Systems Analysis (for this occasion, we republished the original article by Christopher Strachey - System Analysis and Programming)

- Charles Q. Choi - Too Hard for Science? Does Evolutionary Logic Explain Wicked Stepparents?


- Krystal D'Costa - Observations: This Seat’s For You


- Christina Agapakis - Editing the City


- Jennifer Frazer - Alpine Toads and the Chytrids that Love Them


- Jason G. Goldman - Editor’s Selections: Mirrors, Misdiagnoses, Variable Adolescence, and Reindeer Vision


- Maria Konnikova - Lessons from Sherlock Holmes: Paying Attention to What Isn't There


- Darren Naish - Why putting your hand in a peccary’s mouth is a really bad idea


- Amir D. Aczel - A Higgs Setback: Did Stephen Hawking Just Win the Most Outrageous Bet in Physics History?



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