Friday, October 19, 2018

Trying to Understand the Size of This New Space Discovery Will Short-Circuit Your Brain

Light’s speed limit means that looking into the distance is the same as looking into the past: The farther incoming light travels, the older...

How to Wear a Baby Carrier Like a Man 

How do you wear a baby carrier like a real man? Pretty simply:Read more...

These Are Your Five Favorite Dog Leashes

The competition was ruff in this week’s dog leash Co-Op, but we’re throwing a bone to the five nominees that fetched the most stars....

These Three-Ingredient Instant Pot Yams Are Almost Too Easy

Last night, as I was taking my first test turkey of the season out of the oven, it occurred to me that I had...

Why You Keep Hearing About a Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’ Among Children

The CDC confirmed this week that 62 people, mainly children, have come down with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), an illness that weakens their arms...

Use Firefox’s ‘Election Bundle’ Extensions to Manage Facebook’s Political Powers

It’s politics season on Facebook. With the midterm elections only a few weeks away, there’s a good chance you’re seeing targeted ads on Facebook...

UK Supermarkets Will Test Using Facial Recognition to Verify Alcohol Buyers’ Age, Report Claims

Select self-service checkouts at supermarkets in the UK will “very soon” be equipped with cameras and facial recognition software, according to the Telegraph. They’ll...

Working lands play a key role in protecting biodiversity

Diversifying working lands -- including farmland, rangeland and forests -- may be key to preserving biodiversity in the face of climate change, says a...

Genetic breakthrough will aid whitebark pine conservation efforts

A research team for the first time developed reliable genetic markers known as nuclear microsatellites for the whitebark pine, a discovery that could improve...

An App Built for Hurricane Harvey Is Now Saving Lives in Florida

Crowdsource Rescue, a kind of "Uber for emergencies," has become the leading tool to coordinate volunteer rescuers, helping them check on hundreds of vulnerable...

Melbourne Pub & Music Venue East Brunswick Hotel Reopens

Iconic Melbourne pub & music venue, the East Brunswick Hotel, has finally reopened, after being closed for 18 months. The venue, which was sold for...