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Wombat eating cubic poop research
Animals An engineer got the scoop on square poop. Everyone knows wombat poop is square, but until now, no one knew why. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Gadgets This list will be updated through Cyber Monday. Despite retailers overeager advertising—which now seems to stretch Black Friday all the way to Nov. 1—Thanksgiving week remains one of the best in the year for good… [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
california fire air quality
Health Particulates in the air from wildfires make going outside a health risk for many Californians. After tearing through entire towns, burning over 10,000 homes and killing at least 70 people, the Camp Fire in Northern California is now about 65 percent contained. But… [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Thanksgiving dinner table from above, colorful plates of food on wood table.
Science Avoid politics with newts, mice, dogs, and more This Thanksgiving, try these wacky, wonderful, and weird science stories from the past year to steer the dinner conversation from politics and into safe waters. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Black Friday
Technology Black Friday is almost here. Read this in your tent while you wait for the doorbusters. Catch up on your tech news while you're waiting for cheap Tupperware. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
DIY You might need some booze before you're done—trust us. All the scientific tips and tricks you need to make perfect, delicious, flakey pie crust on Thanksgiving. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
woman sneezing in airport
DIY Don't get sick on the plane. Packing a bunch of people into a confined airplane cabin during cold and flu season is a recipe for the sniffles. Here's how to stay healthy when you fly. [...]
Mon, Nov 19, 2018
Source: Popular Science
senior couple selfie
DIY Bigger text, hands-free controls, and read-aloud options. For people with shaky hands or visual impairments, smartphones are fraught with blurry text and hard-to-press buttons. Here’s how to make these devices easier to use. [...]
Sun, Nov 18, 2018
Source: Popular Science
snack foods
DIY Keep snacking under control. A desire to eat well can’t stand up against the munchies, a marijuana-induced craving for unhealthy foods. Here’s how to control your snacking when that urge hits. [...]
Sat, Nov 17, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Google thanksgiving
Technology Go get the cake before you get that bottle of wine. Google knows how you spent last Thanksgiving. [...]
Fri, Nov 16, 2018
Source: Popular Science