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August Solar Eclipse Created Boat-Like Ripples in Earth's Atmosphere

During the historic event, the moon's shadow created atmospheric waves that scientists first predicted about four decades ago.<p>Like a boat sailing through water, the moon’s shadow created rippling waves in the upper layers of Earth’s atmosphere during the momentous total solar eclipse of 2017.<p>On …

Thank NASA for Baby Formula—And 6 More Government-Funded Inventions

A host of popular products probably wouldn’t be around today if not for robust national investment in science and innovation.<p>Do you use baby formula? Then you owe thanks to NASA. Did you look up today's forecast on your weather app? Be grateful to the National Science Foundation, the National …

7 Brilliant Inventions That Changed How We Travel

TravelGenius<p>Discover the surprising histories behind the every day objects that transformed travel forever.<p>Many staples of modern journeys have storied histories. Whether commissioned from the U.S. Department of Defense or Steve Jobs’s brain trust, they’ve enabled the mass migration of people …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

Scientists have figured out how to make wires 60,000x smaller than a human hair

Microbiologists at the University of Massachusetts Amherst have found a way to make electrical wires that are thousands of times thinner than a human …

The Weirdest Senses Animals Have That You Don’t

• Author: Brendan Cole. Brendan Cole Science<br>• Date of Publication: 06.10.16. 06.10.16<br>• Time of Publication: 10:00 am. 10:00 am<p>People like to imagine that …

Mesmerizing levitating plants blend technology and nature

Students Thomas Bialek and Alexander Laczynski are passionate about technology and nature, so they decided to combine the two with these …

Apple II: 1977

Introduced in 1977, the 8-bit computer designed primarily by Steve Wozniak was one of the first successful personal computers.

Brace Yourself For a New Microsoft Lumia 650 as a Work Phone

Microsoft has just gone and announced a new phone in the shape of the Lumia 650, a device it claims is “the smart choice for your business.” Just …

17 Of The Most Beautiful Steps Around The World

Street art is gradually coming to be accepted as a legitimate and wonderful art form by more and more people, but that doesn’t mean that street …

South Korea

Will LiFi Take Big Data And The Internet Of Things To A New Level?

The enormous demand for WiFi and transmissions of mass quantities of data is putting a strain on the current technologies. With the predicted exponential growth of mobile devices, by 2019 more than ten billion mobile devices will exchange 35 quintillion (1018) bytes of information each month — and …

Internet of Things

Remix OS is the freakin awesome Android desktop you’ve been waiting for

Android has long been available on desktops in some form, but it has never been done right. That’s going to change later this month with Remix OS, a …

45 Most Anticipated Albums of 2016

U2<p><b>Album:</b> <i>Songs of Experience</i><b><br>Release Date:</b> TBA<br>The 14th album from U2 has been talked about ever since the release of <i>Songs of Innocence</i>, <i>Rolling Stone</i>'s …

Music

These Are Six Top Musicians Who Actually Created Their Own Sounds

While we’ve already chronicled the fantastic sonic innovation of the genre-hopping EDM artist NGHTMRE, he’s one of many before him who have carved their own path. Music history is thankfully blessed with free thinkers who dynamited the walls around their own respective genres to create something …

Beach Boys

The Sixth Sense You Didn't Know You Had - The Crux

By Juliette McGregor, University of Leicester | July 1, 2015 12:59 pm<p>Ever fancied having a superpower? Something you can call upon when you need it, …

Watch this Wave Cabinet by Sebastian Errazuriz Studio open in a beautifully fluid way thanks to its 100 connected slices.Watch the video

Watch this Wave Cabinet by Sebastian Errazuriz Studio open in a beautifully fluid way thanks to its 100 connected slices.

The Story of Light - Future Impossible by Bell Labs

Light painter Hannu Huhtamo uses darkness as a canvas for his long exposure photographs, capturing fluid light trails of flashlights and other kinds …

Quirkology's 10 Amazing Optical Illusions (and how to make them)

Professor Kokichi Sugihara is world-renowned for his award-winning impossible objects and reality-defying illusions. He uses mathematics to make the …

Furniture Design

A Scientist Becomes a Photographer to Help Save Our Oceans

Picture Stories<p>Doctor Enric Sala was working as a marine biologist when one day it dawned on him that he was “writing the obituary of the ocean.” He realized that his research alone wasn’t going to save the ecosystems he was so passionate about. So to the title of scientist he added a slew of new …

Wetsuits

Strolling

Barcelona Treble and Champions League Triumph over Juventus Built on Teamwork

When you watch Lionel Messi play football, it's easy to forget about the other 10 men on his team. Not because he doesn't involve them, but because the Argentinian is so mesmeric.<p>There was a beautiful move in the Champions League final that saw him float forward, exchanging one-twos with first …

The Best Photos From Your Shot: Volcanoes and More Volcanoes!

Picture Stories<p>Every day here at National Geographic, our photo editors look through somewhere between 4,000 and 8,000 images that are uploaded to our photo community, Your Shot. Of those images, 12 are selected to shine in what we call the Daily Dozen. And from THOSE, only one is chosen. And by …

National Parks

20 Things You Didn't Know About... Fire

<b>1</b> Fire is an event, not a thing. Heating wood or other fuel releases volatile vapors that can rapidly combust with oxygen in the air; the resulting …

Time-Lapse of a Bee's Birth, From Egg to Adult, in 60 Seconds - D-brief

By Carl Engelking | May 21, 2015 9:45 am<p>Watching a wriggling, translucent egg transform into a full-grown bee in 60 seconds is certainly amazing.<p>But …

This brilliant map shows every top flight league leader in Europe [Picture]

By James Last Updated: March 11, 2015 7:35 pm<p>Back Chelsea to beat PSG in 90 minutes at 5/1!!!<p>This is so cool.<p>A post on Reddit shows this alternative …

Huawei announces the MediaPad X2 with Dual-SIM LTE

Last year, Huawei released the MediaPad X1, a 7-inch tablet with LTE capabilities, and HD screen, and a solid build. This year, the company is looking to push things even further with a follow-up that boasts some very impressive hardware. Just announced in Barcelona at MWC 2015 is the MediaPad …

HTC One M9 First Look!

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 - Quick Look

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8 quick look

As expected, HTC has unveiled the next revision of its HTC One flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Building on the successes of the HTC One M8, the HTC One M9 is more of a evolution rather than a revolution. With the M9, HTC has opted to use the same basic design …

Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6 - Quick Look!

Samsung Galaxy S6 officially announced: here’s what you need to know

Following on the heels of HTC’s announcement, Samsung has now taken the veil off the Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge. While the Galaxy S5 promised a new look and feel from Galaxy devices past, the GS6 finally pushes that vision forward, trading in the plastic-is-fantastic approach for a premium design that …