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5 awesome things to do with half a jar of peanut butter

It's just sitting there taking up room in your fridge. No, not the kale you're trying to like. That half-eaten jar of peanut butter.<p>But if you're …

Dessert

'Ballet really isn't girly': inside the world's only all-male ballet school

The director of the London Boys Ballet School tells Jonathan Wells why he wants to teach boys the power of dance<p>The London Boys Ballet School is unique. Founded in 2014, this one of a kind, all-male institution is championing ballet for boys by focusing on strength, skill and power. And in doing …

These “Sponges” Can Soak Up Cancer Cells

Early detection of metastatic cancer can mean the difference between life and death. To aid this, a group of researchers at the University of …

Field Notes: She Walks 16KM to School

I am sitting in the back of a UN car as I write this, traveling over roads that are more like obstacle courses. I am on my way to a village to talk …

There Is Water Flowing on Mars As We Speak

Briny conditions keep it flowing. Could life be there today?<p>We finally have a firm answer to one of the biggest mysteries of Mars. Not only did the Red Planet have water in the past, but it has it right now, flowing in a briny mix that keeps it in a liquid state. This confirms decades of …

Geoscience

Urban Farming Hits The Roof

Arugula in Austin. Mint in Miami. Rhubarb in Rio. While some of the press about the rise of urban farming suggests that it’s merely the province of …

A Shocking Solution To Save Coral Reefs

Sometimes money really does talk. It’s one thing to lament the continuing loss of the world’s coral reefs due to rising ocean temperatures and …

These Creative Kids Designed A Way To Measure All The Plastic In The Ocean

Not content with the usual beach cleanups, they came up with a sensor that scans the ocean for trash.<p>It’s hard to know exactly how much plastic trash is floating around in the ocean–one recent estimate was five trillion pieces, but most of the tiny scraps haven’t been measured yet. Researchers may …

Turtles put in 'stylish' swimsuits to collect faeces and study feeding habits in Australia

University of Queensland researcher created "giant nappies" for six loggerhead turtles to collect their faeces as part of a study into their feeding habits<p>Scientists in Australia have developed swimsuits for turtles to be used as “giant nappies” to help locate their feeding areas.<p>The “stylish” …

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Baseball mourns passing of Yogi Berra

The baseball community reacted with reverence and sadness to the loss of a giant Wednesday morning, when word emerged that Hall of Fame catcher Yogi …

Software Makes Robot Learning Like Child’s Play - MIT Technology Review

Just as a toddler will quickly learn to recognize a tasty treat or avoid grasping a prickly object, software released today will make it easier to …

Make Your Own Buttons with a Gel Touch Screen - MIT Technology Review

Touch screens are versatile and easy to use, but the slick surface isn’t great for some tasks—typing more than a quick e-mail, for instance—and …

Touchscreens

Huge Fish Farm Planned Near San Diego Aims To Fix Seafood Imbalance

The largest fish farm in America could be built 4 miles off San Diego's coast.<p>Rose Canyon Fisheries could have a footprint on the ocean floor of 1.3 square miles, about the same size as New York's Central Park. The goal is to produce 11 million pounds of yellowtail and sea bass each year.<p>The …

Hunting the blue Yeti of Bhutan

Once thought to be a Himalayan myth, Bhutan’s national flower is a once-in-a-lifetime find.<p>On a clear day, the entire Jomolhari Range – including Bhutan’s second highest peak and one of the country’s most sacred places – should be visible from where I was standing. But on that cold and gloomy June …

Bhutan

The World's Most Trafficked Mammal Is One You May Never Have Heard Of

Lisa Hywood remembers the first time she ever set eyes on a pangolin. It was in 1994, and she had just founded the Tikki Hywood Trust, a wildlife conservation sanctuary in Zimbabwe. One morning, someone dropped off a strange-looking, injured creature that had been confiscated from an illegal trader.<p>…

A Lot Of Heat Is Wasted, So Why Not Convert It Into Power?

What if there were a way to take the waste heat that spews from car tailpipes or power plant chimneys and turn it into electricity? Matt Scullin thinks there is, and he's formed a company to turn that idea into a reality.<p>The key to Scullin's plans is something called thermoelectrics. "A …

Food Waste And Beef Fat Will Be Making Airplanes Soar

What do beef tallow and manure have in common with t-shirts and pine needles? Turns out you can make high-quality, low-carbon transportation fuel with all of them. A growing number of biofuel producers are teaming up with farms, meatpackers and waste management companies to tap gassy waste to meet …

To Decode Elephant Conversation, You Must Feel The Jungle Rumble

The natural world is abuzz with the sound of animals communicating — crickets, birds, even grunting fish. But scientists learning to decode these sounds say the secret signals of African elephants — their deepest rumblings — are among the most intriguing calls any animal makes.<p>Katy Payne, the same …

So Long, Big Mac: Cleveland Clinic Ousts McDonald's From Cafeteria

One of the most prestigious names in health care is taking a stand on food.<p>This week, Cleveland Clinic announced it would sever ties with McDonald's. As of Sept. 18, the McDonald's branch located in the Cleveland Clinic cafeteria will turn off its fryers and close its doors for good. Its lease will …

Mexico's intense urbanization spurs social, economic trends

MEXICO CITY - They never intended to stay, but in the three years since Rogelio and Lourdes Mendoza arrived in the capital looking for work, they've …

#TechTuesday – 5 Amazing Female Engineers That Time Forgot

<i>There have always been extraordinary women in STEM… it just wasn’t called that in the 1800s. Meet these five incredible engineers and learn about</i> …

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Watercolor Pixel Art Portraits Remix Pop Culture & Classic Paintings

Adam Lister's pixel art remixes of Batman, Superman, and "The Son of Man" will be on display at his solo-show at The Shooting Gallery in San Francisco from Oct. 11 to Nov. 1.<p><i>Images courtesy of The Shooting Gallery</i><p>We love seeing the different ways pixel art continues to adapt to modern culture, from …

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