Emma Marie Daniels

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Are plants intelligent? New book says yes

A new book, Brilliant Green, argues that not only are plants intelligent and sentient, but that we should consider their rights, especially in the midst of the Sixth Mass Extinction<p>Plants are intelligent. Plants deserve rights. Plants are like the Internet – or more accurately the Internet is like …

Chimpanzees

A new age of transportation is upon us and it's self-driving

We're on the cusp of change: Self-driving cars have begun to hit the streets with the goal of making transportation safer. The dream of a self-driving-car future, it would seem, is becoming a reality and it's been a long time in the making. A steady flow of engineers have, over the years, …

Autonomous Vehicle

The Science of BACON!

Can cat videos make you happy? - Science on the Web #115

The Counterintuitive Physics of Turning a Bike

ScienceCasts: Summer Blue Moon

The Science of DOGS

What If You Stopped Eating?

ScienceCasts: A Good Year for Perseid Meteors

4 Worst Evolutionary Adaptations in the Animal Kingdom | What the Stuff?!

The Lifehacker Pack for Students

Every year we put together a list of our Lifehacker App packs for each operating system. In the spirit of those lists we figured it was time to put …

Operating Systems

If You're Looking for a Shortcut, You're Doing the Wrong Work

There are a lot of ways to make a job easier, whether it’s losing weight, learning a new skill, or cooking a fantastic dinner. But there’s a big …

Weight Loss

Prepare for Pluto: the New Horizons fly-by

Why Pluto?

Nitrogen glaciers flow on Pluto

Data from New Horizons mission also reveal a hazy atmosphere that is growing colder and thinner.

Here's what would happen if the sun disappeared right now

What would happen if the sun disappeared this very second?<p>The sun is about 333,000 times the mass of Earth and produces the same amount of energy as 100 billion hydrogen bombs every second!<p>Its giant mass makes the sun the dominant gravitational force in the solar system that locks all eight planets …

Two galaxies smash into each other 30 million light-years away from Earth

A collision of intergalactic proportions has been found relatively nearby the Milky Way.<p>The new formation — known as Kathryn's Wheel — likely formed …

Universe

Microwave-powered rockets could be a game changer for space travel

Escape Dynamics, a start-up in Colorado, recently tested a prototype of their new rocket engine. But instead of launching a rocket powered with …

Can tech turn the moon into the world’s biggest billboard?

Japanese sports drink company Pocari Sweat is tapping into the moon’s immense advertising potential with its ambitious plan to land the drink on the …

Space Exploration

Nasa says the world is not going to end in September

Space agency kills off internet rumour by confirming an asteroid strike will not wipe out humanity in the next few weeks, or years, or decades<p>Good news for those with plans for October and beyond: the Earth will still be in existence.<p>Nasa has confirmed – after rumours swept the internet about an …

Here are the Most Heart-Stopping Photos of Saturn from the Cassini Mission

The spinning vortex of Saturn's north polar storm on Nov. 27, 2012. Taken using a combination of spectral filters sensit<p>... VIEW MORE<p>NASA/JPL/Space …

Our Biggest Planets Grow From Tiny Space Pebbles

Scientists have figured out that gas giants like Jupiter and Saturn started out as nothing more than tiny space rocks of about a foot round.<p>The formation of these large planets has always been something of a mystery, as existing planetary models don’t really give enough time for gas giants to come …

Universe

Send your name to Mars without ever leaving your computer

Now, even if you can't go to Mars, your name still can.<p>NASA is asking members of the public to submit their names to fly to Mars aboard the space …

Space Exploration