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Ubuntu
DIY It's time for a change. The Linux operating system boasts stronger security, bundled apps, and better performance on old hardware. Not sure how to switch? We've got you covered. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Popular Science
snowy field sky
Environment And why the forecast involves a lot of waffling. All we want to know is whether we’ll get a big ol’ snowstorm. So, sorry in advance. This isn’t that kind of forecast—the one you want doesn’t exist. Here's why. [...]
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Earlier
Animals These are 2017's big winners. These images from the National History Museum, London's 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest are both heartbreaking and joyful. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Apple GPU A11 Bionic
Technology In an age of AR and AI, the graphics processor is an unsung hero. The GPU and is responsible for an increasing number of your phone’s fanciest features. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Health Wild microbes are better than tame. Mice from the wild have a significantly different gut bacterial makeup than lab mice, which might explain why mice and human drug studies don't add up. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
a gun and bullets
Health It's almost impossible to study. Why doesn't the federal government support research on gun violence? [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Science The secret is in their flight. Mosquitos unusual flight pattern has long puzzled researchers but a new study suggest that their bizarre flight might be their secret to getting away undetected after… [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
dog facial expression doberman pinscher
Animals Sometimes science confirms the obvious. The fact that dogs make more eyebrow movements when a human is facing them might seem obvious. But it only seems that way because we assume a lot about our pets. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
Smartphone
DIY Make sure you're secure before leaving the house. Planning a trip? Your phone can be an invaluable travel companion, but it also comes with vulnerabilities. Follow these steps to stay safe and even save money. [...]
Thu, Oct 19, 2017
Source: Popular Science
merging neutron stars
Space All that glitters is a neutron star collision. We use heavy metals every day, but now we know where they actually came from. [...]
Wed, Oct 18, 2017
Source: Popular Science