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Which Melting Glacier Threatens Your City the Most? NASA Tool Can Tell You

Melting ice affects sea level rise differently depending on where it happens, according to a new model NASA is using to study the changing climate. …

NASA shows two decades of changing seasons in minutes

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA captured 20 years of changing seasons in a striking new global map of the home planet.<p>The data visualization, released …

How to Identify the 3 Major Types of Rocks

In geology, pictures of rocks can be used to help you best determine which of the three major types a particular rock belongs to: igneous, …

Geology

Uh, This Flat Earther's Homemade Manned Rocket Launch Does Not Sound Totally Advisable

61-year-old DIY enthusiast and stuntman “Mad” Mike Hughes is planning his first manned launch of a homemade, $20,000 steam-powered rocket with …

Space Exploration

What It’s Like To Date A Giant Nerd (10+ Pics)

Having a tall boyfriend may seem pretty adorable to some, but having a boyfriend who is over a foot (40 cm) taller can cause some minor …

Cute

4 U.S. Historical Opinions (The British Say Are B.S.)

Hi. I'm Adam Wears, a British person, and I'm here to try and defend my beloved country against accusations that we're nothing more than a nation of …

5 Off-the-Grid Destinations with Zero Cell Service

Ready to unplug? We mean no Snapchatting, no Instagramming, no text messages, and especially no work emails. Tell your boss that in these five out-of-service locales, you couldn’t make a call even if you wanted to.<p>Big Sur, California<p>Take the meandering drive down California’s rugged, coast-hugging …

20+ Hilarious Snapchats That Are Too Good To Disappear Forever

Snapchat. There's a right way to use it, and there's a wrong way to use it, and as you can see from these brilliant examples, these people have …

Snapchat

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The Universe Is Expanding Faster Than We Thought

And it's giving Einstein a run for his money<p>A beautiful thing about science is that it’s constantly revised. In 1929, Edwin Hubble discovered that the universe was expanding. This means that the galaxies around ours are moving away from us as space is also expanding. As my Astronomy 101 professor …

Scientists 'find cancer's Achilles heel'

<b>Scientists believe they have discovered a way to "steer" the immune system to kill cancers.</b><p>Researchers at University College, London have developed a way of finding unique markings within a tumour - its "Achilles heel" - allowing the body to target the disease.<p>But the personalised method, reported …

Human trials for a radical new cancer vaccine just began

The first two participants have already been injected with the medication at Guy's Hospital in London, and a total of around 30 patients are expected to take part in the study over the next two years.<p>Similar to how vaccines protect us from certain infections, the treatment attempts to recruit the …

How Sleep Can Heal Our Brains — NOVA Next | PBS

“The thing about sleep that is maddening is we don’t know what it’s for,” Paul Shaw says with a hint of frustration. Rather than truly grasping the …

Dementia

The Real Chemistry Of Love - More Of An Obstacle Course Than We Realise

Given that the future of the human race is dependent on our species mating and producing offspring, our neurochemistry seemingly does everything in its power to ensure that it is as difficult as possible for us to find a mate.<p>Sure, purveyors of romantic comedies try and sugar-coat the erratic …

The Scientific Reasons Why Introverts And Extroverts Are Different

<b>This article first appeared on</b> <b>QuietRev.com</b><p>I’m standing in the crowd in front of the stage at the small gritty music club. My two friends—both extroverts—are on either side of me, swaying along with the crooning Indie singer and smiling. I was having fun for a while, but now I’m ready to head home …

Binge-watching is making us dumb, according to science

Come on, you guys, come on. You KNEW binge-watching wasn’t good for you. You knew this deep down in your hearts. And now science is confirming what …

12 awesome jobs for people who love science

If so, you might have a thing for science.<p>To find the top 12 jobs for science lovers, we used data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a US Department of Labor database full of detailed information on almost 1,000 occupations.<p>One of the many things O*NET analyzes is how important …

An 80-Year-Old Prank Revealed, Hiding in the Periodic Table!

Science & InnovationCuriously Krulwich<p>You wouldn’t know it, because it’s hiding down there at the bottom of the periodic table of elements, but it’s a prank—something a five-year-old might do—and the guy who did it was one of the greatest chemists in America. It’s pure silliness, staring right at …

Periodic Table

NASA's new spaceship looks sleeker than a sports car

SpaceX already has a contract with NASA to deliver supplies to the ISS, but now it has finally convinced the space agency that its Dragon spaceship can safely transport humans.<p>Take a look inside the sleek new space capsule that future astronauts will travel in.

Chemistry explains why grilling meat makes it taste so much better

Between dazzling fireworks and delicious cold brews, millions of people will be firing up their grills and throwing on tenderloins, flank steaks, pork shoulder and many more combinations of savory meats to celebrate.<p>But what actually <i>happens</i> to the meat when it hits high heat that makes it so …

Researchers find the macroscopic Brownian motion phenomena of self-powered liquid metal motors

Classical Brownian motion theory was established over one hundred year ago, describing the stochastic collision behaviors between surrounding …

liquidmetal

New Horizon's space probe captures white patch on PLUTO

Now a mysterious bright spot is seen on PLUTO: New Horizons space probe captures white patch close to dwarf planet's north pole<p><b>New Horizons captured</b> …