Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Science

Watch a SpaceX rocket break apart in a test that clears the way to crewed missions

On Jan. 19, SpaceX performed its final test before putting astronauts in its Crew Dragon capsule by intentionally aborting a Falcon 9 rocket launch...

The kids’ climate lawsuit just got thrown out

The kids just got some bad news. Twenty-one children, adolescents, and young adults — all between the ages of 11 and 23 (as of June...

Where all Australia’s smoke goes to die

Smoke from Australia's megafires has already traveled tens of thousands of miles around Earth. "It circles the globe in roughly a week," said Manvendra...

NASA video showcases the Earth’s accelerating warming trends

In 2019, Earth was more than 2 degrees Fahrenheit warmer than it was in the late 1800s, which resulted in unprecedented fires around the...

Australia’s fires will get worse before they get better

Mashable Science Reporter, Mark Kaufman, breaks down the current wildfire crisis in Australia and why it will likely continue to get worse over the...

For 420 straight months, Earth has been…blazin’

The last time Earth had a month of normal temperatures — compared to the 20th century — was in February 1985. Lebron James was...

NASA’s new video is grim

NASA has some unsettling news.  In 140 years of modern record-keeping, 2019 was the second hottest year on record, which means that 19 of the...

Uber Eats delivery drivers continue to deliver amid Australia fires

Many criticized Uber Eats for not doing enough to protect their gig workers, or employees categorized as independent contractors with low pay. Read more...More...

Uber Eats workers keep riding in Australia’s hazardous air with little support

Chemists and hardware stores across Australia are selling out of masks as the bushfire crisis continues. Thick smoke has blanketed major cities for weeks,...

Shutdown of coal plants has led to 26,610 saved American lives within a decade

These coal plants were largely replaced with natural gas plants, which emit significantly fewer toxins. Read more...More about Climate, Science, Mashable Video, Environment, and...

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How to block spam calls for good in iOS 13

We're finally getting our first taste of iOS 13, and from dark mode to better photo editing, there's already a ton to look forward...

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet review: Tough to beat the price, easy to beat the product

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet (2019) $50 View Product The Good Generous with expandable memory • Reasonably fully featured for the price • Hands-free Alexa support works as advertised The...

Apple AirPods, Nintendo Switch, Canon printer, Toshiba HDTV, and more deals for June 25

Fed up with your slow ancient inkjet printer? We think it's time to get an upgrade. You can get yourself the all-in-one Canon MF236n...