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Japanese satellite captures solar eclipse from space

Japanese Space Agency JAXA releases images of the solar eclipse as seen from their solar observatory satellite.<p>Japan's space agency JAXA released images of the solar eclipse over Asia, which occured on Wednesday, taken from its solar observation satellite "Hinode" orbiting the earth.<p>The satellite …

Solar Eclipse

Here Is a Scientific Study About How Crappy Humans Are at Walking

We really don't have the hang of this.<p>One may be surprised to learn that an active locus of scientific research is college students falling down. You know: tripping, stumbling, taking a real digger. Indeed, scientists, more than one of them, are very interested in this phenomenon and why young …

New Species of Bacteria Eats Plastic

Japanese researchers find Ideonella sakaiensis microbe can decompose PET<p>Bacteria can gobble up oil spills, radioactive waste and, now, plastic. Researchers in Japan said they have discovered a species of microbe that eats PET, the polymer widely used in food containers, bottles and synthetic fibers.<p>…

Pollution

I Said Mean Things to an Apple for Weeks to See if It Rotted Faster

We spent a month saying horrible and nice things to some apples to see if it would really make them decompose quicker.<p>Are you a pseudo New Ager? Do you wear rose-quartz point pendants? Have you seriously considered a short course in reiki? If so, you may have heard about Dr. Masaru Emoto, the …

Canon's new entry-level DSLR includes Wi-Fi and NFC for only $550

Mirrorless cameras are all the rage, but that doesn't mean Canon is done with DSLRs.<p>Canon's EOS Rebel T6 is the newest addition to the company's …

Cameras