Two years for six shooters. When the first working gun was 3-D printed in the United States, the government responded not through the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, but instead through the Department.
This may not make it to real-world Apple stores. Minecraft has become home to any number of experiments in the can-do spirit, everything from a huge model of the U.S.S. Enterprise to working hard drives
Research suggests that a person's consumption of the beverage is determined in part by his or her DNA—and that its benefits could extend beyond a caffeine buzz. In college, when I worked part-time as barista
Take a look around you, and in your mind's eye, randomly wipe out all but a small fraction of what you can see. Pretend the vast rest of reality is there but invisible. You'd probably like a device that
A view into some of the rarer types of lightning When it comes to thunderheads, lightning is the great equalizer. Essentially a giant spark, lightning relieves the charge differentials that build up in
Cheery happy times You've seen what a nuclear winter looks like, as imagined by filmmakers and novelists. Now you can take a look at what scientists have to say. In a new study, a team of four U.S. atmospheric
Good ol' 1234 accounts for about 10 percent of passwords. That's more than the bottom 4,200 combinations put together. We know people default to bad passwords, whether for their computers or banking PINs.
Acquire pizza with as little human interaction as possible. Let's be real. It can be embarrassing to go to a pizza joint, walk up to the cashier, and order an extra large Hawaiian pizza with garlic bread
First we heard on Morning Edition that a clam scientists had opened up turned out to have been 507 years old. That led us to stories with headlines like this: "Scientists accidentally kill world's oldest
Our galaxy probably contains at least two billion planets that, like Earth, have liquid water on their surfaces and orbit around their parent stars in the "habitable zone" for life. The nearest, according
Understanding the processes governing death is helping experts try to halt and reverse it. It’s also challenging our ideas about the nature of death itself. Zach Conrad died on a lovely Sunday afternoon
It depends on how big your coffin is. A normal, healthy person might have 10 minutes to an hour, or six hours to 36 hours--depending on whom you ask--before settling into a premature grave. Scientists
It would burn a hole through you—and then some. The scientists at the LHC would like to make two things very clear. First, it's just a horrible idea to put any part of your body in front of the collider's
A new Minecraft modpack called qCraft allows users to dabble in quantum physics using the game's world, according to a post from Google Quantum AI Lab Team. The pack, which you can see in action in the