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A fluorescent turtle embryo
A fluorescent turtle embryo (Teresa Zgoda & Teresa Kugler/)An ornate magenta and fluorescent sea-foam colored shell conceals the wiggling flippers of a turtle embryo. Four of the eight onyx eyes of a small, white-haired spider stare back at you. Fractal white peaks fill the frame encapsulating a frozen water droplet. [...]
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Have your Google results sent straight to your inbox.
Have your Google results sent straight to your inbox. (Cytonn Photography via Unsplash/)Among all the Google products, Google Alerts is perhaps one of the least known, but definitely one of the most powerful. It taps into Google's endless crawling of the web—done to power its search engine—but flags up terms [...]
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Source: Popular Science
The Curse of the Billy Goat plagued Cubs fans for decades and inspired a slew of time-honored goat-themed traditions. But what made this curse so accepted and effective among all other sports superstitions?
The Curse of the Billy Goat plagued Cubs fans for decades and inspired a slew of time-honored goat-themed traditions. But what made this curse so accepted and effective among all other sports superstitions? (Erik Drost/Wikimedia Commons/)It was raining on the April morning in 2013 when a truck pulled up to [...]
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Keep your precious items sorted and separated.
Keep your precious items sorted and separated. (Lucielle Jewel via Unsplash/)The moment you need your simple gold chain with the peridot at the center—the one that would go perfectly with your interview outfit—is when you realize you need to organize your jewelry. You don't have 15 minutes to spend with [...]
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Vaccines for Children, which offers free preventative shots to children who are uninsured, has not created universal access to these medications.
Vaccines for Children, which offers free preventative shots to children who are uninsured, has not created universal access to these medications. (U.S. Navy photo by Jacob Sippel/)After a surge in measles cases in the United States in 1989, 1990, and 1991, Congress passed a budget bill that included the introduction [...]
Tue, Oct 22, 2019
Source: Popular Science
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You don't need beef to build or maintain muscle. (Denise Johnson via Unsplash/)Cutting out meat and replacing it with plants could have a huge carbon-cutting effect. In fact, according to a report recently covered by Popular Science, "the most effective regimens [for cutting climate changing-causing emissions] were veganism, which swaps [...]
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Look at that silly face! Just don't forget that it's more than twice the size of yours.
Look at that silly face! Just don't forget that it's more than twice the size of yours. (David Mark via Pixabay/)Moose: They're easily among the top three of nearly every hiker's must-see list in places like Canada and Alaska. They are massive (weighing up to 1,600 pounds and standing over [...]
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Get speedy internet through your entire house.
Get speedy internet through your entire house. (Rohit Tandon via Unsplash/)WiFi has become just as much of a household necessity as electricity, and it only ingrains itself further as more “smart” products and devices enter your domicile. Forget trying to work or do homework without WiFi; soon you won’t even [...]
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
Source: Popular Science
Coffee pods that don't taste like dirt.
Coffee pods that don't taste like dirt. (Annie Spratt via Unsplash/)When pod coffee makers first started gaining in popularity, the focus was clearly on the convenience and flexibility they offered and not on, well, the flavor of the actual coffee. But as the devices have taken more of a foothold, [...]
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
Source: Popular Science
You don't need a clunky plastic case to keep your phone protected.
You don't need a clunky plastic case to keep your phone protected. (Javier Esteban via Unsplash/)It can cost a few hundred dollars to repair the newer iPhone screens, so unless you’re absolutely sure you’ll never drop your phone, it’s worth figuring out which case works best for you. Leather cases [...]
Mon, Oct 21, 2019
Source: Popular Science