Micah Baker

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This Potential New Skin Treatment Is Made From Your OWN Bacteria

Skin-condition sufferers, listen up.<p>In the world of skin conditions, eczema is arguably one of the most common of all, affecting over 30 million people in the United States alone. It's a condition that can be triggered by a myriad of factors, like allergies and stress, and it's not rare for those …

The Real Reason the Turtle Learned to Hide its Head Will Surprise You

Sixty-five years ago, at the height of the Cold War, the U.S. government released a short animated film about what Americans should do in the event …

Arctic Ice Isn't Doomed Yet—Here's How to Save It

Crazy warm winters haven't pushed Arctic ice beyond a “tipping point.” Every ton of CO2 we don't emit saves 32 square feet of it.<p>During the long, sunless Arctic winter, temperatures normally plunge far below zero; sea ice thickens and spreads. But throughout most of 2016, conditions in the Arctic …

February 3, 1959: The Day the Music Died

On February 3, 1959, a plane crashed shortly after taking off from Clear Lake, Iowa, killing all four people aboard: pilot Roger Peterson and …

16 Essentials for Surviving Abroad

If you’ve spent any significant time overseas, you know that it’s not just getting lost in the backcountry that you have to worry about. Often the smaller, less extreme problems present the biggest challenges. Take it from someone who learned the hard way. I used to think emergency travel kits were …

Hubble Reveals the Wondrous Aftermath of a Star's Death

The blossoming rose of this distant nebula continues to awe astronomers as the star gives one last spectacular show before its death.<p>This image of …

Newly-discovered protein keeps your biological clock running

We're all familiar with the inescapable effects that the march of time has on our bodies, but the processes that drive aging are still offering up …

Dirty Projectors - Little Bubble (Official Video)

Van Jones' CNN Speech Is the Only Thing Worth Watching Right Now

"It was a white-lash against a black president."<p>The results are still rolling in, and people everywhere are afraid—especially those who aren't white, straight, cis men. But when so many of us despise everything Donald Trump stands for, how could he possibly be dominating the election? CNN …

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Are GMOs As Scary As They Seem?

Although there has been a lot of debate about GMOs, the FDA claims the new GM apples and potatoes are "safe." So what are the pros and cons of</b> …

Latest Hendo Hoverboard Actually Hovers, Looks Like A Hoverboard

Will they tackle the Hyperloop next?<p>Most hoverboards aren’t. The popular hands-free motorized scooters are bound to the ground with wheels. Others use fans to create giant flying boxes, more like “drones that people ride” than hoverboards.<p>Hoverboard makers Hendo have a better claim: their clumsy, …

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