Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Science

Why the U.S. will see starkly different, unusual temperatures this weekend

A potent weather system will drive a wedge through the heart of the Lower 48 states this weekend (and beyond).  That means daily record warm...

U.N. confirms the ocean is screwed

The ocean isn't alright. The seas, which hold some 332,519,000 cubic miles of water, are warming, rising, acidifying, and losing oxygen. And a new comprehensive...

Arctic sea ice plunges to dismal levels

After a year of extreme melt, Arctic sea ice ended up dropping to its second-lowest level on record — a mark only surpassed by...

Greta Thunberg scolds apathetic grown-ups at U.N. Climate Summit

In front of a hall of seated diplomats, Greta Thunberg delivered a particularly emotive speech at the New York City headquarters of the United...

NASA scientist Kate Marvel lays out the unpleasant realities of rising seas

NASA data shows the ocean's gradual, inexorable rise. "There's a lot of things we're really sure about," NASA climate scientist Kate Marvel said at the...

Are Google results for removing stains actually helpful? These chemists found out.

Admit it, you've Googled, "How to remove..." for red wine spills, bacon grease splatters, and even blood droplets. These all feel impossibly unforgiving when...

The end of aging: Are you ready to live to 150?

NOTE FOR 2019 READERS: This is the ninth in a series of open letters to the next century, now just 81 years away.  Dear 22nd...

Lab-created embryos may revive population of near-extinct white rhinos

There are currently two white rhinos in the world, both female. However, with the idea to create new life through IVF, a group of...

Newly-released NASA photos give detailed look at Saturn

The photos, published yearly by the astronomical agency, gave audiences a better understanding of the occurrences of the sixth planet. Read more...More about Space,...

Scientists at MIT create the most black material ever made

The material is darker than Vantablack and could potentially be used for to benefit the astronomy community. Read more...More about Space, Science, Mashable Video,...

Must Read

‘Devotion’ is a terrifying journey into the dark heart of a wounded family

Note: Devotion is not currently available for sale on Steam, and it's not clear when it will be back. The game came out on...

Beat The January Blues With Brew Monday

Have a cup of tea and a chat with someone close to you on Blue Monday