M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Dec 31, 2015

M4.8 Canada quake felt across Washington state

Authorities say a magnitude-4.8 earthquake in Canada was widely felt across northwest Washington state, but no major damage or injuries have been reported. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck around 11:40 p.m. Tuesday 11 miles northeast of Victoria, British Columbia. Randy Baldwin, ...

Hitchhiking robot reaches journey's end in Victoria

Aug 22, 2014

Hitchhiking robot reaches journey's end in Victoria

A chatty robot with an LED-lit smiley face sent hitchhiking across Canada this summer as part of a social experiment reached its final destination Thursday after several thousand kilometers on the road. HitchBot, assembled from household odds and ends by university professors Frauke Zeller ...