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A New Harvard Study Reveals The Truth Behind Amazon's Purchase of Whole Foods (And Why Store Shelves Are Shockingly Empty)

Employees crying, empty store shelves, and irate customers do not sound like the Whole Foods we know and love. Welcome to the new normal -- at least for now.<p>Whole Foods has enjoyed an incredible history of success. Their co-founder and CEO, John Mackey, is an evangelist for "conscious capitalism" …

What It's Like to Live in America Without Broadband Internet

In every single state, a portion of the population doesn’t have access to broadband, and some have no access to the internet at all.<p><i>This story appears in VICE magazine's Dystopia and Utopia Issue. Click</i> <i>HERE</i> <i>to subscribe to VICE magazine.</i><p>Ben Wilfong leaned toward his computer screen, fingers poised …

Was There a Civilization On Earth Before Humans?

A look at the available evidence<p>It only took five minutes for Gavin Schmidt to out-speculate me.<p>Schmidt is the director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (a.k.a. GISS) a world-class climate-science facility. One day last year, I came to GISS with a far-out proposal. In my work as an …

Climate Change

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

How to Find Free Camping in the US

There’s lots of ways to camp—from reserving a highly coveted campsites in national parks to camping on private lands. If you’re willing to forego …

National Parks

Gmail's Priority Inbox and this search trick will fix your email headache

There's no shortage of ways to manage your email, but if you use Gmail, here's a one-two punch that'll quickly clean up your inbox.<p>The crux of our …

Intel Core i5 vs i7

As much as AMD’s Ryzen CPUs made a big comeback for the red team in 2017, Intel’s Core i5 and i7 CPUs are still the most popular processors you can …

Computer Hardware

Chinese bike share graveyard a monument to industry's 'arrogance'

Future of dockless bicycles under a cloud amid concerns there are too many bikes and not enough demand<p>At first glance the photos vaguely resemble a painting. On closer inspection it might be a giant sculpture or some other art project. But in reality it is a mangled pile of bicycles covering an …

Cemeteries

NASA’s 24 Most Stunning Photos Of The Solar System

The Planets contains the best and most significant NASA photos of our solar system neighbors.<p>I love the Solar System, the little neighborhood of our tiny pale blue dot. I dream about how human exploration might shape it–from floating colonies on Venus to magnificent cities under the surface of Mars …

10 criminally underrated movies on Netflix you owe it to yourself to watch

Since its inception, Netflix has stood as the benchmark for on-demand entertainment. As its popularity grew, so too did the streaming service’s …

Scientists Are Mapping an Atlas of The Underworld Hidden Far Beneath Our Feet

And you can take a look.<p>For as long as humans have been around we've been fascinated by the world hiding underneath the surface of the Earth, and now …

Check Out This Gorgeous Eclipse Time-Lapse Video and Learn How It Was Filmed

Daniel Dean knew the total solar eclipse would be an incredible opportunity for him to capture something amazing. A few months prior to the eclipse, …

FTC gives Amazon's Whole Foods acquisition the go-ahead

Amazon just got much closer to completing its purchase of Whole Foods. The Federal Trade Commission has decided against further pursuing an investigation into the $13.7 billion deal, arguing that there's no evidence the mega-merger "substantially lessened" the competitive landscape. The FTC won't …

A 69-year-old monk who scientists call the 'world's happiest man' says the secret to being happy takes just 15 minutes a day

Who is the happiest man in the world?<p>If you Google it, the name "Matthieu Ricard" pops up.<p>Matthieu Ricard, 69, is a Tibetan Buddhist monk originally …

Black Lives Matter responds to chilling National Rifle Association video that was seen as an 'open call to violence'

"We demand that the NRA immediately remove their dangerous propaganda videos narrated by conservative radio hosts Dana Loesch and Grant Stinchfield," a Black Lives Matter representative says in the video.<p>The original NRA ad featured dramatic overlaid commentary by conservative media personality and …

Black Lives Matter

Exactly How A.I. Could Be the First to Find Extraterrestrial Life

It's more likely than you think.<p>A critical aspect of NASA’s mission to explore our solar system and beyond is artificial intelligence, especially in …

Forget Sliders, This 2K ‘Motion’ Timelapse Was Created by Cropping

Photographer Beno Saradzic recently embarked on an interesting experiment. Given the crazy resolution of cameras like the 50MP Canon 5DSR, could you …

The Most Beautiful Flower Bloom Time-Lapse You'll Probably Ever See and How It Was Made

Following up his 2012 viral video hit "Fall," Filmmaker Jamie Scott has only become more focused and experienced as exhibited in his timely new …

This flower bloom time-lapse took three years and 8TB of raw footage to create

You can pick your favorite symbol of springtime from any number of familiar images. In Seattle, the local favorite is a rain-soaked figure clutching …

Time-lapse Photography

LaCie’s Thunderbolt 3 dock offers up to 20TB of storage

2big<p>LaCie announced the latest version of its RAID storage dock, and it takes full advantage of Thunderbolt 3. The LaCie 2big Dock comes with up to 20TB of storage and can transfer files at a very quick 440MB/s.<p>It also features a number of ports including a USB 3 (front) and USB 3.1 (rear) ports, …

See Every Piece of Earth’s Surface Change With New Satellite Map

A huge trove of constantly updated data is now available to the public.<p>A new global map made of more than two million satellite images, updated monthly, is now yours to explore. Starting today, Earth-imaging company Planet Labs is launching a web portal to its huge database of photos of Earth, …

Winston Churchill’s essay on alien life found

A newly unearthed article by the great politician reveals that he reasoned like a scientist about the likelihood of extraterrestrials, writes Mario …

Flipboard + Airbnb = ❤️

Read and ❤️ for a chance to win a free Airbnb trip<p>The all-new Flipboard is the place for all your passions—and it turns out Airbnb is, too. The home-sharing company is much more than finding a comfortable and clean place to rest your head. It’s a way to experience new cultures and have unique …

This Time-Lapse of Snowdonia Will Leave You Absolutely Breathless

Snowdonia sounds like a made-up name from Game of Thrones, doesn’t it?At least when I hear that name or see it written down, I can see John Snow …

Videography

This Drone Timelapse of Minsk is Like Something Out of a Dream

Now that the Internet is saturated with timelapse and drone videos, one of the next big frontiers may be combining the two. Timelapse photographer …

The ink used to create these gorgeous works of art is made of pollution

Artists are helping reduce vehicular carbon emissions by drawing with ink made from pollution.<p>MIT graduate Anirudh Sharma created a solution for …

Planet acquires Google's Terra Bella satellite imaging division

Google's has officially sold off it's satellite imaging division. An announcement from rival imaging company Planet confirms it will acquire Terra Bella from Google and take over operation of its seven high-resolution SkySat satellites. Once the deal closes, Google will start purchasing images for …

Chinese city’s mind-blowing ‘vertical forests’ will fight air pollution

While America’s new administration pretends that climate change doesn’t exist, nearly every other country on the planet is trying to do something …

Forests

Wanted: An Eraser for Everything You've Ever Regretted Putting Online

Wanted: Some sort of digital soap and water to wipe away every photo, post and email we regret sending into the abyss of the internet.<p>Sure, there's the basic recall function on some email accounts that allows you to take back a message, but only if you act fast. But what if there were some big …