Karen Kriebel

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Twisting Everyday Fibers Could Make "Smart Clothes" a Reality

Common fibers are being twisted into threads that can lift nearly a ton—and maybe serve as the "muscles" for futuristic prosthetics.<p>All it takes is a little twist, and fishing line and nylon carpet fibers may soon star as the latest in high-technology clothing and industry, report scientists. The …

Black holes 'do not exist' : Nature News

Black holes, such as the one pictured in this artist's impression, may in fact be pockets of 'dark energy'.<p>Black holes are staples of science fiction …

Seeing the Skies Through Galileo’s Eyes

<b>CHICAGO, ILLINOIS—</b>When Galileo Galilei shook up the scientific community with evidence of a heliocentric world, he had a little tube fitted with two …

The Grand Collisions That Make Snownadoes & Arctic Sea Smoke - Facts So Romantic

Last December, State University of New York, Oswego, meteorologist Scott Steiger led an expedition into a snowstorm. The team called themselves …

Weather

What Is Dark Energy? A Force That Drives Astronomers and Theoretical Physicists Bonkers.

Dark energy and I came of age together. In 1998, two competing groups of astronomers discovered that the expansion of the universe was accelerating; …

Coriolis Force on a Kicked Football

During Sunday's Superb Owl, there were some great tweets looking at science with some type of connection to football. Here is one that got me …

JF Ptak Science Books

JF Ptak Science Books Post 2367<p>The author of this manuscript, Charles Fisher, took a solitary pleasure in calculating the square roots of numbers …

Q&A: What Would You Do With the World's Most Powerful Laser?

<b>CHICAGO, ILLINOIS—</b>This week, the National Ignition Facility (NIF) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced an important …

4 Soft Skills That You Need To Learn

These skills may be “soft,” but that doesn’t mean they won’t make a huge difference in your life.<p>Over at the Geek Manager site, Meri Williams recently blogged about a phenomenon she sees play out among her teams. A technically brilliant person “slowly becomes incredibly frustrated that they don’t …

The One Thing You Need to Know About Great Content Marketing

What content you create is important... but not nearly as important as the reason why.<p>For most companies content marketing is not just an awareness and advertising tool but forms the basis of their inbound marketing efforts--or, as HubSpot's Dharmesh Shah likes to call it, selling to humans--to …

Everything You've Wanted to Know About Airplane Food

There is an undeniable excitement in the air when the airplane meal service begins. What will this glorified TV dinner bring? Will I get a white bun or whole wheat? Call it boredom, call it what you will, but the blissful moment when the oversized trolley parks in front of you is a sacred …

United Airlines

7 disappearing hotel amenities

Room service, minibars, free parking, even individually packaged shampoo and conditioner may soon be luxuries rather than standard offerings at many …

Hospitality

8 Business Travel Packing Hacks

As a corporate "downsizer," his life revolves around airport terminals and hotel suites as he criss-crosses the country firing people and giving motivational speeches on how to rid yourself of relationships and possessions that are holding you down. In other words, how to pack light.<p>For business …

Hacking