Silver iodide is positioned on a turbo-prop airplane ready to seed clouds in the sky above Idaho. (Photo provided by Weather Modification International)

Colorado, desperate for snow, explores new takes on the old idea of cloud seeding

The state, prompted by new research, looks to the skies as part of a multi-part plan to boost snowpack

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Shootings and shock value: Hoodies, video use similar tactics — including invoking Columbine massacre

Both used shock value to make a point about gun violence — and both are dealing with different levels of reaction, some positive and, in the case of the fashion show, a lot of it negative

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Telluride’s Original Thinkers blends stories with art, music, movies, performances

“We hope people come out of this festival with not just clarity for what’s going on, but some fuel or juice to deal with everything and say ‘I can get out there make a positive impact,’” says organizer.