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Invasive clams have forced Montana to drain an entire lake

January 4th, 2021

An invasive species of clam have invaded a Montana lake, and the state’s environmental officials have a plan to defeat them. The state is planning to completely drain Lake Elmo in the hopes of killing off the Asian clams that are causing problems.  The lake has already been partially drained to kill clams near the …

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Want to pretend you’re on the Moon? Just move to Montana

May 5th, 2020

Moonrock analogs can be found right here on Earth, and Montana is now a major source of simulated lunar material for NASA.  The mineral anorthosite is common on the Moon, but more difficult to find here on Earth.  A mining location in Montana has proven to be a treasure trove of the mineral, which is …

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900, Touch 9860 promos leak [video]

April 14th, 2011

Research In Motion isn’t just a leaky faucet ahead of BlackBerry World this year, it’s a waterfall. We scooped RIM’s 2011 BlackBerry lineup back in January and more recently, we gave you a hands-on look at the BlackBerry Bold Touch, BlackBerry Touch and BlackBerry Torch 2 smartphones, but the leaks continue. In recent days we’ve …

BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 handled on camera [video]

April 11th, 2011

Following BGR’s exclusive scoop in January and our exclusive hands-on earlier this month, the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9930 (Montana) has been handled on video for the first time. The video doesn’t reveal any additional key details surrounding the highly anticipated smartphone, but BlackBerry fans will undoubtedly enjoy seeing the display being poked and swiped, thus …

Leaked BlackBerry Bold Touch videos showcase pinch-to-zoom and more

April 4th, 2011

A recently leaked iteration of Research In Motion’s BlackBerry 6.1 mobile operating system is beginning to bear fruit. Nestled deep inside the application’s package, blog N4BB found four video tutorials for the BlackBerry Bold Touch — also known by its codename, the Dakota. Topics covered in the four videos include how to make and receive calls, inserting …

BlackBerry Dakota / Montana (Bold Touch) images surface

February 21st, 2011

Since RIM first began dabbling with the now ubiquitous touchscreen, BlackBerry users have been clamoring for a smartphone with a candy bar form factor that positions a landscape touchscreen above RIM’s famous BlackBerry keyboard. If Motorola and Samsung can both do it, why can’t RIM? Thanks to an exclusive BGR report, we learned last month …

Leaked CDMA BlackBerry roadmap reveals Curve Touch, Bold Touch, more

January 27th, 2011

Two weeks ago, BGR revealed several upcoming smartphones BlackBerry maker RIM had baking in the oven. Tonight, the CDMA side of the equation has been filled out following a leaked internal slide deck obtained by Crackberry.com. Joining the Bold Touch (Dakota), the next-generation Curve (Apollo), The Torch 2 and the Storm 3 (Monaco) are a …