Micah Snyder

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Science just proved that owning a dog makes you live longer

Dogs are great, and caring for a canine often comes with plenty of benefits. They make us laugh, keep us from being bored, and are often quite …

Deep in The Ocean, There's a 'Shadow Zone' Where The Water Is 2,000 Years Old

An airless, mysterious abyss.<p>The oldest water in the ocean didn't reach its advanced years by accident.<p>Deep in the North Pacific, a vast stretch of …

How a DNA revolution has decoded the origins of our humanity

This is the genetic equivalent of uncovering the great library of Alexandria Johannes Krausse, scientist<p>Scientists made a remarkable discovery at Trou Al’Wesse in Belgium earlier this year. Inside a cave that overlooks the Hoyoux river they found clear evidence it had been occupied by Neanderthals …

Disturbing video depicts near-future ubiquitous lethal autonomous weapons

<i>Campaign to Stop Killer Robots | Slaughterbots</i>In response to growing concerns about autonomous weapons, the Campaign to Stop Killer Robots, a …

These Andrew Jones bookshelf speakers give you amazing audio for $200 (Reg. $280)

Amazon has a pair of ELAC B6 Debut Series 6.5″ Bookshelf Speakers by Andrew Jones on sale for <b>$199.98 shipped</b>. These speakers generally fetch $280 at most retailers and the current sale puts them at a match for the all-time low on Amazon. With a removable grille, this pair of bookshelf speakers can …

NASA satellite launch promises accurate week-long forecasts

NASA and NOAA know that multi-day weather forecasts can be crucial to tracking hurricanes and their aftermath, and they're about to significantly boost the reliability of those forecasts. They just launched JPSS-1 (Joint Polar Satellite System-1), the first of a series of NOAA satellites that …

The world's biggest lithium battery farm

The plant in the US state of California stores enough energy to power 20,000 homes for four hours.<p><i>Listen to the full investigation, America's Climate Resistance, on</i> BBC Radio 4 Costing the Earth<i>.</i>

The Ecobee4 is the best smart thermostat money can buy

It’s the 21st century, which means it’s time to start regulating your home’s temperature in style with a smart thermostat, and there’s no better way …

Real-life Captain America? Scientist experiments on himself to push human limitations

The world is indeed a fascinating place where we get to see new marvels every day. Who knew that one day we will see in reality what we have come to …

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …