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Elon Musk ready to cure range anxiety with coast-to-coast Tesla road trip

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has finalized plans for his cross-country Model S road trip, coming to the conclusion that he can make the trip in six days with just nine hours spent at the charging station thanks to a newly improved network of high-speed Supercharger stations across the nation. Musk first …

Mega-canyon discovered beneath Greenland ice

Hidden for all of human history, a 460 mile long canyon has been discovered below Greenland’s ice sheet.<p>Data from a NASA airborne science mission has …

Earth Science

How To Grow Your Own Photo

Use microbes to make black-and-agar still lifes<p>Microbes aren't known for their artistic merit, but that hasn't stopped scientists from using bacteria to find their inner Ansel Adams. Bioengineer Chris Voigt and his team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have hacked a harmless strain of</i> …

Incredibly Shrinking Avocados: Why This Year's Fruit Are So Tiny

What's thick-skinned and leathery, about the size of an egg, essential for guacamole and sold eight for a dollar?<p>No, not limes. Hass avocados. This year, anyway. These pear-sized fruits usually weigh half a pound or more. In the summer of 2013, though, hundreds of thousands of trees in Southern …

The Original Sail Plans for America's Oldest Warship

This famous ship beat up another famous ship 201 years ago today.<p>On the afternoon of August 19, 1812, about 400 miles southeast of Halifax, Nova Scotia, the USS Constitution knocked the masts off the British warship HMS Guerriere. The battle earned the U.S. ship the nickname "Old Ironsides," in no …