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Fluffy cows are the Honey Boo Boos of the bovine world

The fluffy cow above isn’t just any cow. It’s a show calf, one of the Honey Boo Boos of the bovine world. (Honey Moo Moo?) It doesn’t get that fluffy …

Warming oceans are killing baby puffins

Atlantic puffins — sometimes called the clowns of the sea because of their squat bodies and odd waddles — are finding themselves in a particularly …

RT @ThomasRuschke: Uwe Dreher from @BMWi discussing the future of #sustainable #mobility with Chip Giller of @grist at #sb13con http://t.co/v6UCUaq7ph

Ben & Jerry’s is going GMO-free

Gotta hand it to Ben & Jerry’s: It knows how to please its core audience (the hippies, at least; not necessarily the recently dumped). The company is …

China’s plastic-bag ban turns five years old

What do you give a plastic-bag ban for its fifth birthday?<p>In the case of China, which over the weekend celebrated five years of restrictions on …

How to get precious metals without mining: Dig up city streets

We’re always looking for ways to reuse materials that humans have forcibly extracted from the Earth at great cost to human life and to the planet. …

Precious Metals

Huge proposed Alaska mine could be next big environmental controversy for Obama

While environmental groups have been pouring energy into opposing the Keystone XL pipeline, a less talked-about fight in Alaska is bubbling over into …

Vitamin tablet makes your whole body an authentication token

Google-owned tech company, Motorola has unveiled a prototype vitamin tablet which enables your entire body to function as an authentication token.<p>The …

Study: mutant mosquitoes lose sense of smell (and lust for human flesh)

A team of neurobiologists has engineered a species of mosquito to lack a gene responsible for sniffing out humans. It doesn't seem to stop them …

Samsung may sell 80 million Galaxy S4 units this year

Samsung’s massive, glitzy advertising campaign pretty much ensured the Galaxy S4 would be a blockbuster hit, something the South Korean company preliminarily confirmed when it announced sales had exceeded 10 million earlier this month. Even with competition from HTC and Apple, market watchers <i>RBC</i> …

This 23-Ton, 5.3-Million-Brick X-Wing Is the Biggest Lego Model Ever

The newest addition to the grand list of Coolest Things Ever is being unveiled in New York today: the Lego X-Wing, the largest Lego model ever …

Physicists Create Quantum Link Between Photons That Don't Exist at the Same Time

Now they're just messing with us. Physicists have long known that quantum mechanics allows for a subtle connection between quantum particles called …

Strange Dark Matter Interactions Could Create Galactic Disks and Dark Light

A small percentage of the dark matter in our universe might be able to interact with itself through an as-of-yet unknown dark force, forming dark …

Not a Fan of Runways? This Off-Roading Jet Is for You

The Swiss love adding functionality to existing products. But you can only tack on so many corkscrews and tweezers to a knife, so one company decided …

Solar-Powered Plane Breaks World Record for Distance

Solar Impulse pilot André Borschberg completed a record-setting flight in the wee hours this morning after flying more than 950 miles on solar power …

Research Vessel Sets Record for Solar-Powered Transatlantic Voyage

The folks at PlanetSolar beat their own record for crossing the Atlantic in a solar-powered boat. The <i>MS Tûranor</i> sailed 2,867 miles from Las Palmas, …

The App Can Wait: Nextdoor’s Big Bet on Slow iGrowth

Author: Ryan Tate. Ryan Tate Business<p>Date of Publication: 05.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Listening to Nirav Tolia talk about his …

This Week's Weirdest Wild Animal Incidents

This Week in Wild Animals for May 24, 2013 ——————————————<p>A 51-year-old man shot a red-bellied woodpecker that was eating plums from trees that his …

Silicon Swagger: Tech Titans Embrace Big Architecture in Staggering New HQs | WIRED

Related Galleries<p>WWDC 2018 Liveblog: News and Updates From Apple's Keynote<p>Only You Can Fight Fake News<p>The Quantified Ovary<p>WWDC 2018 Liveblog: News …

Planets Converge to Form Rare Glowing Triangle This Weekend

This weekend, three planets will nestle together in the western sky at twilight to form a rarely seen glowing triangle. With good timing and a bit of …

New Wireless Electronics Could Heal Wounds and Then Dissolve

Nestled inside a wound, a remote-controlled device perks up and begins releasing bacteria-killing heat, a form of thermal therapy that can fell even …

BMW Fires a Legendary Motorcycle Into the 21st Century

Author: Damon Lavrinc. Damon Lavrinc Gear<p>Date of Publication: 05.24.13.<p>Time of Publication: 4:44 pm. 4:44 pm<p>BMW’s bikes have always been an …

Better Place Runs Out of Juice, Reportedly Plans Bankruptcy

Better Place's plan to create a world full of electric vehicles that swap their batteries when they run out of juice is reportedly dead.<p>According to</i> …

The Xbox One Misses the Perfect Set-Top Box Target

The Xbox One could have been the true center of your TV universe that let you throw all those other boxes away.<p>When Microsoft announced the latest …

Mad Genius Buys Volcano, Transforms It Into Naked-Eye Observatory | WIRED

James Turrell in front of Roden Crater, his monumental naked-eye observatory. “I’m very interested in how we perceive, because that’s how we …

How Engineers Are Building a New Railroad Under New York City | WIRED

Workers inspect the “shock tubes” that set off blasting caps, which detonate the charges. More than 2,400 blasts have been conducted on the project. …