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Can We Come Back from Climate Change's Brink?

Unless we can remove carbon from the Earth's atmosphere to restore balance, humanity will face catastrophe of unimaginable scale.

SpaceX Just Completed Another Launch, Marking the End of an Era

Recycling the Dragon<p>Minutes ago, as SpaceX’s Dragon took off atop the Falcon 9 toward the ISS, an era ended. Concurrently, another was ushered in as …

Scientists apply Nobel Prize-winning concept to battery

A group of scientists have greatly improved the capacity and performance of lithium ion batteries based on the Nobel Prize-winning concept called …

A new method for the 3-D printing of living tissues

Scientists at the University of Oxford have developed a new method to 3D-print laboratory- grown cells to form living structures.<p>The approach could …

Researchers use AI to monitor hospital staff hygiene

Hospital-acquired infections are a pesky problem and around one in 25 hospital patients have at least one healthcare-associated illness at any given time. To combat this issue, a research team based at Stanford University turned to depth cameras and computer vision to observe activity on hospital …

‘The sun hologram needs updating’ THIS is how flat earthers explain the solar eclipse

GETTY‘The sun hologram needs updating’ THIS is how flat earth believers explain the solar eclipse<p>A total solar eclipse occurs when the moon is at a …

10 easy ways you can tell for yourself that the Earth is not flat

The evidence is right in front of you.<p><i>This story was originally published on Smarter Than That in 2008. We are republishing a lightly edited version on</i> Popular Science <i>in light of recent interest in the subject.</i><p>Humanity has known Earth is round for a few millenia, and I’ve been meaning to show more …

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Treating Cancer With Alternative Medicine More Than Doubles Your Risk of Dying

Alternative medicine that works is called medicine.<p>Choosing alternative medicine to treat curable cancer instead of conventional cancer treatments …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

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7 genius kitchen storage ideas

The kitchen is full of stuff that you've accumulated over the years. Various appliances, a mismatch of housewares, and probably a hundred food …

Everything Google announced at today's Pixel hardware event

Kicking off the show at its hardware launch, Google CEO Sundar Pichai touted the shift from mobile to artificial intelligence that allowed for two-way conversation and natural dialogue. He described Google’s desire to build an ‘individual Google’ for each user before detailing some interesting AI …

Emerson Sensi review: Sensi found a smarter way to heat and cool your home - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Emerson's $130 Sensi Wi-Fi Programmable Thermostat costs less than many other smart-home models, its button interface and app are thoughtfully arranged and it works with Amazon's Alexa.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Sensi doesn't come with algorithmic learning, remote sensors or geofencing capabilities; the …

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These 8 simple diagrams show how incredibly far astronomy has come

We've been reading the fantastic book " Seven Brief Lessons on Physics " by Carlo Rovelli. One of many highlights is a series of images he includes …

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Why is space three-dimensional?

(Phys.org)—The question of why space is three-dimensional (3D) and not some other number of dimensions has puzzled philosophers and scientists since …

Angry Birds comes to the Chromecast in time for the holidays

Google’s Chromecast is an excellent device for adding streaming capabilities to your TV — and it also lets you enjoy games on your big screen. Just in time for the holiday season, six new titles from major franchises have become available for Android and iOS devices.<p>Take on players from the around …

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These headphones were designed by audiophiles, and they're glorious

Massdrop is a new sort of online community that can be described as a form of crowd-shopping. Unlike Kickstarter, which creates a hub-and-spoke relationship between one centralized producer and many individual backers / preorder customers, with Massdrop the supplier deals with an entire assembly of …