John Revis

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Here's Really Where Zika Mosquitoes Are Likely In The U.S.

A few months ago, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a startling map that showed the parts of the U.S. that could harbor mosquitoes capable of carrying Zika.<p>Many readers, including myself, thought, "Zika could come to my town! It could come to Connecticut! To Ohio and Indiana! …

Take a Quick Trip to Deep Space With This Gorgeous Animated Short

Three minutes of video that took a year to render.<p>This three-minute sci-fi flick by Tim Cahn silently plops us into a near future where humans really know how to commute. There's an establishing shot of the sun, then a quick rocket dash to Mars, where we've plainly established some crescent-shaped …

The medical marijuana mess: A prescription for fixing a broken policy

Medical Marijuana

Drug traffickers secretly shipping mass quantities of weed out of Colorado

Seeking a safe haven in Colorado's legal marijuana marketplace, illegal drug traffickers are growing weed among the state's sanctioned pot warehouses and farms, then covertly shipping it elsewhere and pocketing millions of dollars from the sale, according to law enforcement officials and court …

Earth Might Have Hairy Dark Matter

The solar system might be a lot hairier than we thought.<p>A new study publishing this week in the Astrophysical Journal by Gary Prézeau of NASA's Jet …

World set to use more energy for cooling than heating

Rising demand for air conditioning and refrigeration threatens to make planet hotter and undermine pledges to rein in emissions<p>The world faces a looming and potentially calamitous “cold crunch”, with demand for air conditioning and refrigeration growing so fast that it threatens to smash pledges …

Urbanization

11 Problems Music Can Solve

Music is a splendid thing. It can cheer you up when you're sad, make you dance like a fool, and allow you to drown out the world when you need to. …