Mike Abbott

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4 Amazing Things NASA Invented, and 4 You Think It Did

NASA is everywhere.<p>Over the past 50 years, the government space agency has built an awful lot of stuff for, well, space. But with its $17 billion …

Now You Can Stream Google Play Music Through Your Sonos System

We're fans of Sonos' smart, wireless home audio equipment. They integrate with a host of streaming music services, like Pandora, Spotify and Beats …

New Computer Model Uses DNA to Identify Earth's Most Distinctive Birds

Of all the birds on Earth, perhaps none is more unique than the South American oilbird, which 90 million years ago hopped onto its own branch of the …

Fossil X-Rays Reveal Daddy Long Legs Had an Extra Pair of Eyes

Harvestmen (also known as daddy long legs) aren't spiders, and if you could (or wanted to) lean close enough, you'd be able to see one of the few …

Watch How Fruit Flies Avoid Attack by Banking Like Fighter Jets

I’ll begin this story about fruit flies that bank like fighter jets by pledging to not make any <i>Top Gun</i> jokes. That would simply be too easy.<p>So with …

Absurd Creature of the Week: Cross-Dressing Cuttlefish Puts on World’s Most Spectacular Light Show

Author: Matt Simon. Matt Simon Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.11.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Advertisement<p>Related Galleries<p>Horror and …

Why We Just Can't Quit Our Obsession With Vampires

Vampires; zombies; vampires; zombies. Over the past few decades, we've waffled between the two. In the post-<i>Twilight</i> era, the undead took over for …

This Week's Apple Rumors, Ranked From Dumbest to Most Plausible

Each week, there are dozens of rumors, reports, and patent filings that hint at what’s coming out of Cupertino next. This week, there are even more …

Tech Alternatives To Passwords Could Help Thwart Hackers

A bug called Heartbleed has revealed a hole in one of the most popular encryption programs online. Tech professionals are working on other ways to protect your data beside needing a password.<p>Transcript<p>DAVID GREENE, HOST:<p>In the tech world, headlines all week have been screaming about bleeding hearts …