Thursday, January 18, 2018

The Future of the International Space Station Is Up to a Weird Little Florida...

The International Space Station is arguably the coolest science project ever. It’s a football field-sized tangle of capsules and solar panels orbiting 250 miles above the planet at 17,150...

Sixty New Planets Discovered, Including “Super Earth”

A team of astronomers discovered 60 new planets, including one similar to our planet they called Super Earth A team of international astronomers made exciting discoveries regarding new worlds. They found 60...

Hey, Life Could Be Worse. You Could Be a Dung Beetle

The dung beetle doesn't just eat poo—the males roll it into balls to woo the ladies, which in turn use it as a home for their young. The post Hey, Life...

Your Praise More Important to Your Dog than Food

A recent study suggests that your dog may appreciate your praise more than a delicious treat. Lead author of the study Gregory Berns, who is a researcher with Emory University in Atlanta,...

How to Fit the World’s Biggest Indoor Waterfall in an Airport

Airports are hell, but Singapore’s Changi Airport is—for the jet set—a little slice of travel heaven. The world’s best airport for the fourth consecutive year boasts a rooftop pool,...

Want to Survive Climate Change? You’ll Need a Good Community

In the summer of 1995, a blistering heat wave settled over Chicago for three days. It killed 739 people, making it one of the most unexpectedly lethal disasters in...

The Muddled Link Between Booze and Cancer

A couple years ago, a researcher named Curtis Ellison took the podium in a crowded lecture hall at Boston University’s School of Public Health to tackle a question that...

Huge Underground Ice Deposits Have Been Discovered On Mars

Observations revealed huge underground ice deposits on Mars in the Utopia Planitia. Observations revealed the existence of huge underground ice deposits on Mars in the area known as Utopia Planitia and which...

The Physics of Jumping Off an 8-Story Building and Not Dying

If you are afraid of heights, this is a super scary video. In case you are too afraid to watch it, this dude jumps off the top of...

Inside Nat Geo’s Incredible Documentary Mission to Mars

A spaceship is preparing to land on Mars when the crew notices that one of the thrusters isn’t firing. There is, as they say, a problem. But there’s no...

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