"Being pro-science is the only way we make sure that America continues to lead the world." Today marks the end of President Barack Obama’s second and final term. From his first inaugural address to his
It will also tell you how long before they turn green. Traffic lights are one of the biggest frustrations of commuting, as drivers stress over whether the upcoming traffic light will turn red before they
Human-wildlife interactions can be dangerous, and they're only growing more common. The ten hottest years on record were all during the past two decades and the hottest global ocean temperatures ever recorded
What a bunch of nerds. President’s day is one of those holidays you forget about until you realize you have the day off from work. Or, if you don’t get off work, a holiday you forgot about until precisely
This Presidents Day, consider the past, present, and future of the airborne White House. Sometime in 2024, if all goes according to plan, whoever the president of the United States is at the time will
Is standing actually better than sitting? There’s always that one person in the office—you know the one. The one with the standing desk. Whenever you happen to pass their cube you think, wow, there’s person
All the privacy settings in your browser and how they work. We all want to stay safe and keep our data private while we're online. Luckily many modern-day browsers have a suite of tools to help, though
And no, the weather forecast is not a game. Your smart speaker is loaded with arsenal of tricks to make your life easier or more efficient. But your Google Home and Amazon Echo are also good for a diversion.
People who drank two or more artificially-sweetened drinks per day might be at a higher risk. Since the introduction of Diet Coke in 1982, artificially sweetened drinks have become increasingly ubiquitous
Turn yourself into a bookworm. Reading books can exercise your brain and even boost your emotional intelligence. Despite this, about a quarter of all Americans haven’t read a book in the last year and
It's not just because of measles. We haven’t been hearing much about influenza this year, and that’s only in part because measles have become the number one public health priority. This week, the U.S.
The smartphone changed the industry in a big way, but it's not all bad. Earlier this week, Canon, Nikon, and Fujifilm all released high-profile new photo products on the same night. Go back more than decade
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Why adults no longer have the right to object to their children taking radical action. A worldwide wave of school climate strikes, begun by the remarkable Greta Thunberg, has reached the UK. Some critics
Comparing the top search engines. Is your search engine of choice pulling its weight? It's perhaps a choice you've stopped thinking about, settling for whatever default option appears in your browser on
Our initial thoughts on Canon’s new full-frame mirrorless camera. Last night Canon announced the arrival of the Canon EOS RP, the second full-frame mirrorless camera in the new R line. It’s ultra-lightweight
If it’s not delayed again, that is. It’s been nearly eight years since American astronauts last launched into space from American soil. When NASA shuttered the Space Shuttle Program in 2011, it did so
These packaged foods can increase overall risk of death. Increasing the amount of ultra-processed foods that you eat also shortens your life, according to a new study. The research, published in JAMA Medicine,
It would take 7,084 Hershey chocolate kisses to get chocolate poisoning If you were a kid in the ‘90s, or had a kid in the ‘90s, you probably remember the Matilda scene—the scene—where the loathsome Miss
The basics that will change your life. Apple's iPhones come with a pile of functionality built right in, covering maps, email, the web, music, movies, and more. But if you stick to what comes with your
Chronic wasting disease is currently in 24 states. If you’ve heard of “zombie deer,” you’ve heard of the horrors of chronic wasting disease. CWD causes infected animals to stumble through the forest, drooling
The new potential plan could incentivize farming practices that help remove carbon pollution from the atmosphere. This month, a group of Democratic lawmakers called for an ambitious plan for the United
It was just too large. The largest commercial passenger plane in the world, the A380, is a double-decker behemoth with four engines, a wingspan of 262 feet, and a cabin that can hold more than 500 people.
Illuminate your beds, hallways, shelves, and backs of your televisions. If you've got a reliable internet connection, smart lights are a cheap way to make your home rich-dude-penthouse levels of cool.
If it feels hard to keep up with nutritional advice, don't worry—cardiologists are here to help. Nutritional advice can feel overwhelming. It seems, at least from some headlines, like the advice is constantly
Ever wondered why you feel a little funny when you step off a treadmill? Ever gotten off a treadmill or a moving sidewalk in an airport and had the unnerving feeling that the whole world was moving at
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Forge bonds without screws, glues, or fancy gear Spin welding works like this: one thing rotates at high speed and, using the heat of friction, gets melted to another thing. Like other kinds of welding,
Stigma doesn't help keep us healthy (but safer sex does) Love is in the air, my friends. And you know what else is in the air? A whole world of bacterial and viral infections just waiting to make themselves