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These countries are most at risk of hunger

In the past 15 years, we’ve made significant progress tackling hunger, but each year 3 million children still die as a result of malnutrition.<p>One of …

Geography

The results of the first ever Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are in (and they’ll make you smile)

Elon Musk Says Self-Driving Tesla Cars Will Be in the U.S. by Summer

For many drivers who commute long distances, the prospect of owning a self-driving car — where a driver takes his hands off the wheel and feet off the gas — has been an elusive dream.<p>But on Thursday, Elon Musk, chief executive of Tesla, took a big step in that direction when he announced that the …

Tesla

De Londres a Australia: el hombre que se envió a sí mismo por correo en una caja

<b>A mediados de 1960 el atleta australiano Reg Spiers se vio en Londres sin dinero para comprar un billete de avión para volar a casa. Desesperado por llegar a Australia a tiempo para el cumpleaños de su hija, decidió enviarse a sí mismo por correo aéreo.</b><p>"Conseguí una caja y ya. ¿A qué debía tener …

How to See the Wolves of Yellowstone

Winter weather means that curious travelers and avid shutterbugs have a chance to spot a wolf or three.<p>“Wolf by the river. Stop!” screamed Emily, a fellow traveler who sat across from me in the snow coach. Minutes earlier I had asked our driver if there was any chance we’d spot a wolf. “Quite …

National Parks

The Shake Shack Economy

In 2004, when Danny Meyer opened a burger stand named Shake Shack in Madison Square Park, it didn’t look like the foundation of a global empire. There was just one location, and Meyer was known for high-end venues like Gramercy Tavern. But the lines became legendary, and in 2008 other outlets …

Fast Food

Why the Keystone Pipeline Is the Wrong U.S. Energy Debate

The Keystone XL — a proposed addition to a network of pipelines running from the Canadian oil sands to refineries in Texas — has become the political football of the moment. It was the first issue that Sen. Joni Ernst addressed in her response to last week’s State of the Union address, and …

Oil Sands

I just saw the first movie from Oculus, and it is the future

Hiding from robots while looking like a cyborg<p>You’ll have to excuse me. I’m going to sound a little excited now.<p>Earlier today Oculus announced Story Studio, its in-house production team dedicated to producing virtual reality movies. We’ve been seeing VR narrative experiences for years at this …

See-Through Fish Discovered Under Antarctica's Ice

Hidden away from the sun below half a mile of ice, complex life flourishes.<p>After drilling through Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf, scientists have discovered microbes, crustaceans, and even several kinds of strange fish living in water buried under nearly half a mile (740 meters) of ice.<p>As recently as …

Amazing Underwater Creatures I Photographed While Diving In Indonesia

I’m an underwater photographer born in Venezuela and photography is my greatest passion.<p>I have had the chance to dive in wonderful and different …

Nature

Top 20 things I learned at Davos 2015

Davos 2015 is over, and I’m on the long plane ride home now from Zurich to Los Angeles. It was a totally amazing week for me, meeting so many new …

Netflix wants to expand to 200 countries within the next two years

Netflix wants to complete its global expansion within the next two years, the company announced as part of its Q4 2014 earnings release. Here’s how …

Profit

How Big Are The Biggest Squid, Whales, Sharks, Jellyfish?

A few years ago, Carl Zimmer and I ran a workshop on science writing, where we talked, among other things, about explaining science without talking down to your audience. It apparently left an impression on Craig McClain, a marine biologist and blogger who was in the audience. “I made a comment …

Ser padre en país rico

Un diario personal desde España sobre la odisea de los mil primeros días de vida y la experiencia de la paternidad<p><b>1. La concepción: cuestión de</b> …

El Pórtico de la Gloria comienza a recuperar la magia de la policromía

Ha permanecido oculta durante años pero pronto volverá a estar visible para devolverle a las figuras del Pórtico de la Gloria de la catedral de …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

Put these on your do-not-buy list.<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and Emily Main and repurposed with permission from</i> Rodale News<i>.</i><p>What's the one food you refuse to eat? Peas? Tofu? Liver and onions? Whatever it is, it's probably because you don't like the way it tastes, not necessarily …

Can Big Data Save The Last Of India's Wild Tigers?

<i>This story originally appeared on Ensia.</i><p>Traveling in small, nomadic groups, carrying knives, axes and steel traps, tiger poachers in India have long held advantages over those trying to protect the big cats. The poachers, motivated mainly by demand for tiger bones used in traditional medicine in …

Primate Discoveries in Northwest Kenya

Changing Planet<p>In our last blog post (Discoveries From Two Years With Kenya’s Warthogs) we provided an overview of the major findings of our Quest for Kenya’s Desert Warthog. Of course, we collected a considerable amount of information on other species as well.<p>Here we present some of our findings …

You Have A Way To Help End Malaria In Your Pocket

“Malaria thrives on misinformation,” says Martin Edlund, CEO of Malaria No More, an organization that plans to mine data from millions of mobile …

Public Health

3 things every child needs

I am always interested in seeing the impact that our foundation has here in our hometown of Seattle. I had a chance to do just that with recent …

Crece la presencia de mercurio en el pescado de la Unión Europea

En 2014 se notificaron 114 avisos por superar el nivel permitido, frente a las 96 del año anterior.<p>Ecologistas en Acción vuelve a advertir sobre los …

Todos los museos deberían tener una app de realidad aumentada como esta

Las visitas a los museos pueden ser aburridas para algunos. Sin embargo, el área de huesos del <i>Museo de Historia Natural del Instituto Smithsoniano</i>, …

Green Cars: The Ghost Of Henry Ford

In one of the most famous anecdotes about the automobile industry, Henry Ford, who created the production line and made cars a mass-consumer item, was asked why he didn’t offer cars in different colors. His response, “Consumers can have any color they want, as long as its black,” is both revealing …

Researchers identify nature of fish's 'sixth sense'

A team of scientists has identified how a "sixth sense" in fish allows them to detect flows of water, which helps resolve a long-standing mystery …

University of Florida

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Why Online Retailers Are Starting to Care About Your Feelings

When I was growing up in suburban Cleveland, the mall was everything. It was where I hung out with friends, earned my first paycheck, and exercised my newfound independence. Now that mall is practically empty. Storefronts are vacant. You can hear the footsteps of the few shoppers echo down the hall.<p>…

eCommerce

Chasing History, Yosemite Climbers Sand and Superglue Their Fingers

Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson take special care of their hands to help their fingertips hang on to a sheer vertical wall.<p>Soaking in hot tubs and doing dishes are to rock climbers what garlic is to vampires.<p>For all the courage and skill it takes to climb mountain walls, the thought of softened, …