Jonathan Wendland

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NASA astronomer finds first Earth-sized planet in habitable zone

The search for a new Earth outside the solar system seems to be nearing its end. NASA's Ames Research Center astronomer Thomas Barclay has found a …

Documentary Teaches Chinese Farmers, 'What's Organic?'

Demand has grown for organic produce among Chinese urbanites, but at least in one province, the farmers have yet to catch up.<p>Over the past few years, middle-class, urban Chinese folks have started buying organic. Constant news about new food-safety scandals has kindled their demand for what they …

5 Ways to Avoid Being Rude (According to 100-Year-Old Etiquette Rules)

According to etiquette books of the past, it was pretty easy to be offensive. To show you were of good breeding, you had to adhere to strict …

12 of the Hardest Places to Visit on Earth

From impassable terrains to unstable political situations to strict visa regulations, there are some places on Earth that are nearly impossible to get into. Fortunately, these adventurous photographers dared to venture into these territories! Even if you can't be there yourself, you can still …

Someday, you may store your solar or wind power in a 'rhubarb battery' from Harvard

One of the biggest problems with renewable energy, like solar or wind power, is that it comes and goes. That's why a team at Harvard is excited about its rhubarb battery.<p>One of the greatest technical problems facing the development of renewable sources is storing the collected energy for later use. …