Alyssa Pierson

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The Devil’s Drug: The True Story of Meth in New Mexico

In anticipation of the new season of Breaking Bad, Nick Romeo travels to New Mexico to separate fact from fiction about the meth trade in New Mexico. …

21 Remarkable Red Panda Pictures

Red pandas are fun animals to photograph because they’re mostly active in the morning and relax in the trees during the afternoon, conserving their …

How One College Is Closing The Computer Science Gender Gap

<i>This story is part of our series</i> The Changing Lives of Women.<p>There are still relatively few women in tech. Maria Klawe wants to change that. As president of Harvey Mudd College, a science and engineering school in Southern California, she's had stunning success getting more women involved in …

Canon Introduces a Virtual DSLR Website to Help Beginners Learn the Basics

If you’re just starting out in photography, there are a lot of resources out there to help you understand the basics before you just jump in. And …

Students Create Man-Sized Autonomous Robotic Jellyfish, This Is The Beginning Of The End

It's 5'7" long and weighs 170 pounds. And it operates by itself. Video within.<p>Students and researchers at Virginia Tech College of Engineering have created<p>the death of us alla human-sized autonomous robotic jellyfish, to better study the locomotion of the unusual real-life animal that was its …

Ballpoint Pen Drawings

The artist imagine James Mylne superbly detailed illustrations using ballpoint pen. Photo-realistic creations which incorporates such legendary …

Strange Biology Inspires the Best New Materials

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From NASA’s Archives, 50 Amazing Photos Of The Apollo Moon Missions

We pay homage to the Apollo missions with the best of NASA’s deep archives.<p>In May of 1961, President John F. Kennedy made a promise to put a man on the Moon–and return him back safely–by the end of the decade. Somehow, it worked.<p>Over 50 years later, it’s easy to forget how ambitious Kennedy’s …