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Beautiful Pictures of Flowers and Butterflies by Adam Gor

Beautiful pictures of flowers, butterflies and caterpillars by Adam Gor, talented 23-year-old self taught photographer, retoucher and biology student …

Did Whole Foods Just Scrub Their Insta Account Because of Beyoncé? We Need Answers

<i>Everything Is Love</i> for the Carters, but everything is gone for Whole Foods.<p>The grocery-store giant scrubbed its Instagram account last night, leaving …

The U.S. Military Has Been in Space From the Beginning

The words "Space Force" conjure up images of plastoid-alloy-clad soldiers firing ray guns at aliens, but military activities in space aren't just …

Space Exploration

15 Fascinating Facts About Honey Bees

No other insect serves human needs like the honey bee. For centuries, beekeepers have raised honey bees, harvesting the sweet honey they produce and …

Insects

NASA just woke up a nuclear-powered probe 1 billion miles beyond Pluto — and it's approaching the farthest object humans have ever tried to visit

After more than six months of slumber, NASA's nuclear-powered New Horizons probe is awake and preparing for the next leg of its incredible journey.<p>New Horizons is about 1 billion miles beyond Pluto, which it visited in July 2015. Researchers put the spacecraft to sleep in December to save energy, …

Math Bee: Honeybees Seem To Understand The Notion Of Zero

Honeybees understand that "nothing" can be "something" that has numerical meaning, showing that they have a primitive grasp of the concept of zero.<p>That's according to a newly published study in <i>Science</i>, which shows that bees possess a mathematical ability once thought to exist only in dolphins, …

Honey Bees

Gorgeous Photos Capturing a Series of Mythological Beings Formed by Waves Within a Tumultuous Sea

Photographer Rachael Talibart has captured the distinct personalities that can be found in the waves of a tumultuous sea in her gorgeous black and …

Climate Change Can Be Stopped by Turning Air Into Gasoline

A Harvard professor says his company should be able to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere, at industrial scales, by 2021.<p>A team of scientists from Harvard University and the company Carbon Engineering announced on Thursday that they have found a method to cheaply and directly pull …

Carbon Dioxide

Essential Design Thinking Videos and Methods

<i>The following resources are recommended in order to assist you to better understand Design Thinking. These resources, videos, and tools should be</i> …

The Last Days of the Blue-Blood Harvest

Every year, more than 400,000 crabs are bled for the miraculous medical substance that flows through their bodies—now pharmaceutical companies are finally committing to an alternative that doesn't harm animals.<p>Horseshoe crabs are sometimes called “living fossils” because they have been around in …

Eli Lilly

EU To 'Completely Ban' Outdoor Use Of Pesticides Blamed For Devastating Bees

Citing concerns for food production, the environment and biodiversity, the European Union is set to "completely ban" the outdoor use of neonicotinoid insecticides that have been blamed for killing bees, and for keeping other bees from laying eggs.<p>"All outdoor use of the three substances will be …

Pesticides

This is the COOLEST! Everything that’s Orbiting the Earth Right Now

Okay, if you’ve got some spare time, check out this amazing website called Stuff in Space. It’s a simulation of every satellite (alive or dead), …

Space

NASA’s virtual tour of the moon in 4K will blow your mind

The moon can look spectacular enough from here on Earth, but a just-posted NASA video showing the lunar surface in amazing close-up detail is also …

An Inordinate Fondness for Wasps

There are probably more species of them than any other animal group.<p>When talking about whether theology has anything to learn from science, the British biologist J. B. S. Haldane used to quip that God must have “an inordinate fondness for beetles.”<p>He had a point. Around 380,000 species of beetle …

Insects

Popular Beer and Wine Brands Contaminated With Monsanto's Weedkiller, Tests Reveal

By Zen Honeycutt<p>The past few years have revealed some disturbing news for the alcohol industry. In 2015, CBS news broke the announcement of a lawsuit …

NASA Space Tourism Posters – Free To Download & Print

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Space<p>These NASA Space Tourism Posters were developed by a creative team of visual strategists inside JPL …

We Can Now Harvest Electricity From Earth's Heat Using Quantum Tunnelling

Wow.<p>Researchers have come up with a way we could harvest energy from Earth by turning excess infrared radiation and waste heat into electricity we …

Rare Sight of Super Blue Blood Moon and Lunar Eclipse: Pictures

Burma

New method efficiently generates hydrogen from water

Washington State University researchers have found a way to more efficiently generate hydrogen from water—an important key to making clean energy …

Elephants Are Very Scared of Bees. That Could Save Their Lives.

Elephants are afraid of bees. Let that sink in for a second. The largest animal on land is so terrified of a tiny insect that it will flap its ears, stir up dust and make noises when it hears the buzz of a beehive.<p>Of course a bee’s stinger can’t penetrate the thick hide of an elephant. But when …

Water-based air conditioner cools without harmful chemicals

A new water-based air-conditioning system cools air to as low as 18 degrees Celsius (about 64 degrees Fahrenheit) without using energy-intensive …

This Is What The Entire Known Universe Looks Like in a Single Image

Whoa.<p>Isn't it beautiful? This is an illustrated logarithmic scale conception of the observable Universe with the Solar System at the …

Universe

In Colorado, a glimpse of renewable energy’s insanely cheap future

Even with storage, new renewables beat existing coal.<p>This month, energy nerds are very excited about a utility bid solicitation.<p>Wait, hear me out. It really is exciting!<p>Usually, when we talk about how renewable energy will evolve in the next five years, we rely on analysts and projections. This is …

Scientists are making carbon fiber from plants instead of petroleum

Cheaper, plant-based carbon fiber could be used to make lighter cars that consume less fuel.<p>Carbon fiber is the Superman of materials. Five times stronger than steel and a fraction of the weight, it is used in everything from tennis rackets to golf clubs to bicycles to wind turbine blades to …

Carbon Fiber

Accelerating light beams in curved space

By shining a laser along the inside shell of an incandescent light bulb, physicists have performed the first experimental demonstration of an …

Our Favorite Practical Advice for Working Industrial Designers from 2017

In 2017 we were lucky enough to have both Tim Prestero and his team at Design That Matters as well as Eric Strebel of Botzen Design share some great …

China could make first contact with aliens. Would Beijing tell the world? Might it spell doom for the human race? | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

Last January, the Chinese Academy of Sciences invited Liu Cixin, China’s pre-eminent science-fiction writer, to visit its new state-of-the-art radio …

Ancient genetic "kill switch" causes cancer cells to self-destruct

Cancer is one of our most persistent enemies, but while we now have advanced immune systems to fight the good fight, how did early multicellular life …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries ?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga