Slate: Evidence of a vanished "microcontinent" northeast of Madagascar has been published in a scientific paper by an international research team.
International Business Times: Two Grants Pass residents recorded an unidentified flying object over Oregon the same day as the Russian meteor blast.
Reuters: The U.S. is on track to reach a 90 percent graduation rate by 2020.
Reuters: California prison houses growing number of wannabe tech entrepreneurs.
New York Times: After last year's extreme drought and destructive wildfires, Western farmers and ranchers hoped for heavy snows this winter, but so far they have been disappointed.
Reuters.com: The day after PepsiCo Inc's bottling deal in Thailand expired, its partner of 59 years launched its own soft drink that has knocked Pepsi off store shelves.
Cbsnews.com: Residents from Texas to Wisconsin are digging out from a major snow storm that is being blamed for two deaths and has shuttered airports, and cancelled flights.
New York Times: Google plans to sell its new eyeglass-like "Google Glass" computers for $1,500 and a compelling tweet.
The Atlantic.com: Job prospects for young science Ph.D.'s haven't been looking so hot these last few years, not only in the life sciences, which have been weak for some time, but also in fields like engineering.
Cbsnews.com: Kelloggs announced on its website that it had recalled lots of three sizes of the cereals because they may be contaminated with glass fragments.
New York Times: A major critic of "Obama-care," Gov. Rick Scott, is the latest Republican governor to put one of the laws key measures into effect.
Slate: Office Depot is buying Office Max for $1.17B.
TheAtlantic: Louisiana is the saddest state, while Hawaii is the happiest.