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Scientists crack mystery of shrimp packing such a punch it can split your thumb

In tropical shallows the world over, a peculiar sort of creature scurries along the sea floor, unassuming except for the fact that it sports one of the most powerful biological appendages known to science — its spring-loaded claws. The mantis shrimp, which typically grows no more than 6 inches in …

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Flagship Tesla Model X Races Alfa 4C While Towing A 4C

If you want to prove to everybody that the Model X is truly formidable in P90D form, drag racing somebody while towing another car is probably a …

Kim Gordon wasn’t attacked by a coyote at Whole Foods, but damn if this isn’t the funniest thing

A coyote attacked Kim Gordon in the parking lot of the new 365 by Whole Foods store in Silver Lake, California over the weekend. At least that’s the …

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The unseen significance of whales

Changing Planet<p>Co-authored by Jessica Perelman<p><i>Jessica is a recent graduate of the University of Southern California with a degree in biological sciences. She will be attending veterinary school next year and plans to pursue a career in wildlife and conservation veterinary medicine.</i><p>When the …

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The dairy farmer betting on a different kind of milk

<b>Neale Sadler's black and white Holsteins look like regular dairy cows but there's a difference: his herd has been specially bred to produce milk that contains a particular type of protein, called A2.</b><p>The milk looks and tastes like conventional cow's milk - being marked today by the Food and …

As temperatures heat up here are 10 incredible images that celebrate the splendour of weather

The natural world is a photographer’s treasure trove – full of spectacular sunsets, storms and turbulent skies to capture. From the dazzling Northern Lights to a shelf made out of clouds, these beautiful, fascinating and – at times – eerie phenomena showcase the true range of Mother Nature.<p>1. This …

Foods You’re Not Washing—But Should Be

You know that you need to wash apples and cucumbers before slicing them up and popping them in your mouth, but there are plenty of other foods that …

VR is the hottest thing in tech, now here come the gadgets

TAIPEI, Taiwan — If there was any doubt that the tech industry sees VR as the next big thing, this year's Computex trade show killed it.<p>Annually held …

This simple 3D printer is the one you might actually want for your home

Most 3D printers on the market, with their sharp, shiny innards exposed, look like they could put your eye out if you make one wrong move.<p>Compared to …

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Privacy Planter

By Jamison RantzWe recently built a deck for my brother and sister-in-law, and now that the deck was up it was time to get started on some outdoor …

15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

10 things I wish I knew before shooting 360 video

Forget your standard video rules, when shooting in 360 degrees convenience may trump quality. 360 video -- that VR-like format that lets you look up, down, left, right, and behind -- is all the rage right now. But to get those wraparound views, you'll need a special camera (or multiple camera …

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Is Buying Organic Really Worth It?

Here's how organic food compares to conventional alternatives.<p>Buying organic food typically involves shelling out a premium. But is the extra pinch to the pocket actually worth it?<p>Last week, a Department of Agriculture report revealed just how much it really costs to shop organic.<p>Organic eggs, milk …

One thing spacecraft have never achieved – until now

The era of fully reusable spacecraft may soon be upon us – something sci-fi has predicted for decades. Why has it taken so long?<p>A space rocket plunges earthward, twitching its steering fins and firing gas jets to stabilise itself. It looks for all the world like it is doomed. But as it nears the …

Will drones ever become mass-market, must-have gadgets?

Xiaomi’s unveiling of its first, astonishingly cheap drone last week marked a symbolic milestone for the fledgling technology.<p>In recent years, the Chinese electronics company’s entrance has signaled a new technology’s turn to the mass market. In 2011, “the Xiaomi effect” hit smartphones when the …

10 awesome sci-fi weapons that could be built with today's technology

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln

Starbucks is launching a gourmet drink you've never heard of — here's what you need to know

On Tuesday, the chain begins its roll out of Nitro Cold Brew, a beverage that infuses Starbucks cold brew with nitrogen to create a cold, creamy coffee with a texture similar to a dark beer, like Guinness.<p>"What makes nitrogen so different than CO2 is that the bubbles are so small," Starbucks' …

This time-lapse video of the expandable habitat inflating on the ISS is awesome

It took seven hours to inflate the BEAM<p>On Saturday, NASA successfully completed the deployment of the first expandable habitat on the International Space Station. With help from the ground, NASA astronaut Jeff Williams began inflating the Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) at 9:04AM ET.<p>He …

This Genetically Engineered Bacteria Can Inhale CO2 And Produce Energy

We really need this.<p>This new genetically engineered bacteria can take CO2 out of the air and convert it into energy. And while it won't fix our …

How Solar Energy Is Changing the World Using New Technologies

Credit<p>One of the recent technology trends making waves on the globe right now is the significant use of solar energy systems to generate clean, non-polluting electricity and to also curb other issues that directly affect the environment. Due to different global warming concerns that are depleting …

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The Planet's Lost Amphibians

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Why everyone should care about Australia’s flying foxes

LAST UPDATED: 31 October 2017<p>Australia's fruit bats (aka flying foxes) are doing it tough. Some species have declined by 95% in the last century — …

We're kidding ourselves if we think we can 'reset' Earth's damaged ecosystems

Earth is in a land degradation crisis. If we were to take the roughly one-third of the world’s land that has been degraded from its natural state and …

Ecology

Why Are The Trees Green?

Consider the logical beauty of the blood test.<p>Its underlying theory is simple: The cocktail of molecules that is your blood is actually the mirror of active processes throughout the body in which chemicals — fats, proteins, sugars, enzymes, hormones, etc. — push and pull against each other.<p>Disease …

Silent stealth bikes run on almost anything, Batman would want one of these - Pocket-lint

The dream of a vehicle fuel systems that runs on anything, like Back To the Future's Mr Fusion, is getting closer to a reality. Two military stealth …

These scientists want to tempt fate and make robots feel pain

By Dom Reseigh-Lincoln<p><b>In another move bound to lead to the rise of the machines and a James Cameron dystopian future, a group of German scientists</b> …

8 Excellent New Gadget Projects on Kickstarter This Week

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>Tech designed for the blind lets you control phones and other devices without looking.<p>Oh yeah, these guys! Can’t wait to see …

Barisieur Coffee-Brewing Alarm Clock

Barisieur, an automatic alarm clock that brews coffee or tea on time.<p>I never knew what I’m actually looking for, but now I know what I miss in my …

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