knarfling writes: The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on sale now in South Korea, two weeks early — much to Samsung's surprise. The S5 is set to go on sale around the world on 11 April, hitting shop shelves in 150 countries before the month is out. But the wait is too long for impatient South Korean carrier SK Telecom, which has made the phone available today for around 866,800 won.
knarfling writes: CNN is reporting that a chunk of ice shelf nearly the size of Manhattan has broken away from Ellesmere Island in Canada's northern Arctic. Just last month 21 square miles of ice broke free from the Markham Ice Shelf according to Arstechnica. Scientists are saying that Ellesmere Island has now lost more than 10 times the ice that was predicted earlier this summer.
How long before the fabled Northwest Passage is a reality?