Rusty patched bumblebee declared endangered

Indiana is one of just 13 states where the rusty patched bumblebee lives in only scattered populations. The bee’s historic range and the number of observed colonies have plummeted by about 87 percent since the late 1990s.

Apple proved a phone can change the world in just 10 years

Apple has sold more than 1 billion iPhones since its debut, spawning millions of mobile applications and prodding other technology companies to make similar smartphones that have become like phantom limbs for many of us.