A study published this week in ‘Environmental Science & Technology’ sampled salt brands from across the globe and found 92 percent contained microplastics. The problem of plastic pollution can seem really
Airline industry experts have been proclaiming the death of first class for years. While some airlines have done away with it altogether, others are doubling down with palatial suite-style seats, lavish
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – As Hurricane Michaelchurned toward the Florida Panhandle, Russell King could not stand to watch. The Chattanooga attorney had built a seaside home with his nephew just the previous in
A team of researchers from IBM, the University of Waterloo, and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) today published the results of an experiment proving a quantum computer can do things a classical
In the connected future will anyone truly own any thing? Banksy’s artworld shocker performance piece, earlier this month, when a canvas of his went under the hammer at Sothebys in London, suggests not.
It won’t be easy — but major phone makers can actually try The fact alone that Google will start charging in Europe for what one could fairly call “parts of” Android is in itself huge news. The change,
When you gaze up at the night sky, through the veil of stars and the plane of the Milky Way close by, you can’t help but feel small before the grand abyss of the Universe that lies beyond. Even though
Why yes, we would love to reside in a place where we can pan for sapphires. There's always something to see in a big city, but sometimes, you want a slower pace. Thankfully, the United States boasts some
Data localization could create serious headaches for American companies. Starting on October 15th, global payment giants such as Mastercard, Visa and AMEX would have to store transactions that occurred
Before and after photos show how one rural community was devastated by this summer's eruption. HONOLULU ― Now that the devastating lava eruptions on Hawaii’s Big Island have paused indefinitely, residents
Berea College, in Kentucky, has paid for every enrollee’s education using its endowment for 126 years. Can other schools replicate the model? There’s a small burst of air that explodes from every clap.
Women crave variety at least as much as men There’s a generation in their 40s and 50s who missed the vibrator What do you know about female sexuality? Whatever it is, chances are, says Wednesday Martin,