Zachary Hersman

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Arresting Photos of Indonesia's Erupting Mount Sinabung

Edge of a Volcano

Photographer Denis Budkov has made a series of images of great beauty during an expedition to the volcanic complex Plosky Tolbatchik. Located in the …

Google’s Nest Is Great, But Is Your Kitchen Now The Smartest Room In The House?

Odds are, next time you throw a party, the hottest action will be in your kitchen. (Isn’t it always?) Soon, a slew of connected devices will leave your guests agog.<p>Room by room and appliance by appliance, homes are coming online. Front doors have Bluetooth locks and cameras, bedrooms have a suite …

Kitchens

Astronomers Get First Glimpse of Cosmic Web

Changing Planet<p>Computer simulations suggest that matter in the universe is distributed in a “cosmic web” of filaments, as seen in the image above from a large-scale dark-matter simulation. The inset is a zoomed-in, high-resolution image of a smaller part of the cosmic web, 10 million light-years …

Building the ultimate paper airplane, one manila folder at a time

China's Blossoming Skyscraper Inspired by a Rosebud

Chinese architectural firm UA studio 7 has designed a 1,000-foot-tall contemporary skyscraper known as <i>New City Flower</i> at the intersection of Fushun and Shenyang in China in an effort to reinvigorate the local area. Inspired by the shape of a rosebud, the tower features six “petals” that rise from …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

Bitcoin exec busted in Silk Road deal

<b>(ppart via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>CEO of a Bitcoin exchange charged with trying to sell the digital currency to Silk Road users<p>Natasha Lennard<p>January 27, 2014 5:51pm (UTC)<p>Charlie Shrem, the CEO of an exchange for Bitcoin, was arrested by federal authorities on Sunday in a money laundering bust, which …

Syria crisis: Tense US-Russia talks on chemicals deal

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1010000/1010232_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524628461_87b6ce83faf2cdfd04d4171ae0337dc8<p><b>The Russian and US foreign ministers have begun crucial talks in Geneva on a plan to place Syria's chemical weapons under international control.</b><p>Sergei …

The Frog That Got Caught in the Crossfire of a Rocket Launch

This brings a whole new meaning to "amphibious vehicle."<p>On Friday evening, NASA's Minotaur V rocket blasted off from its launchpad at a spaceport in Virginia, carrying the LADEE spacecraft on the first leg of its trip from Earth to the moon. The scene that resulted was beautiful. It was inspiring. …

The rupee is looking a little less doomed

What a difference a month makes. In early August, the Indian rupee was falling like a rock, prompting panicky policy reactions and predictions of doom. Now, sensible policy moves from the Indian central bank, and hopes that the US Federal Reserve will keep its stimulus going for a bit longer, have …

Economics

Libya Faces Looming Crisis As Oil Output Slows To Trickle

If you looked for stories on Libya's oil industry after the revolution that ousted Moammar Gadhafi in 2011, you'd find encouraging headlines like these:<p>Spared in War, Libya's Oil Flow Is Surging Back<p>Libya rises fast from the ashes<p>So it seemed Libya's oil industry had survived intact and wouldn't be …

Physical money costs Americans more than $200 billion each year, so why bother?

For a case study of doing business in cash, look no further than America’s fledgling marijuana industry, which typically can’t access the official financial system. Conflicts between federal and state law over the legality of the marijuana trade are minefields for any bank holding money for a …

Cannabis Industry

Fuel economy, emission stickers come to used cars

Sure, a glance of the window sticker of any new car will provide you with a wealth of information about its gas mileage and how much pollution it emits.<p>But what about used cars?<p>The Energy Department and the Environmental Protection Agency have an answer. They've come up with downloadable labels at …