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lobster emoji
Technology Emojis are symbols, not images in a textbook. Sometime later this year, 157 new emojis will grace your phone or computer, and one of them will be a lobster. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
a spiral galaxy
Space He was excited to test his new camera, but he also captured something totally unique. Victor Buso was looking forward to testing his brand-new camera. He had no idea he would help capture the start of one of the most unpredictable events [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
downhill skiier
Science In super-cold temperatures, it's more like skiing on sand than snow. Turns out that in the right temperatures, snowflakes can turn from fluffy sparkles into razor-sharp, ski-destroying spikes. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Bats are changing their behavior due to climate change.
Nexus Media News Rising temperatures are shifting bat migration patterns, with possible consequences for farmers. Bats play an important role in agriculture. Now, they are changing their migratory behavior as a result of a warming planet. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
DIY Speedier reading is good enough for me. Speed reading seems to have been an unscientific fad. But you can still pick up the pace with these tips. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
measles cases
Health Our grip on infectious diseases is slipping as people turn away from vaccination. Before the measles vaccine existed, 9 out of every 10 kids got the disease before age 15. Two million people died from it every year. And now we're backsliding. [...]
Wed, Feb 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Toy Fair 2018
Gadgets Robots, coding toys, Marvel stuff, and an odd amount of poop-themed toys. Check out all the new playthings from this massive toy trade show. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Animals Fossilized footprints provide new insight on ancient lizard behavior Fossilized lizard footprints dating back to the Cretaceous indicate the little scaly beasts could get up and run on two legs. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: Popular Science
skiers at the vancouver winter olympics
Health But it's not really clear where the advantage comes from. Up to one in four winter Olympians have asthma—and they actually tend to do better than competitors without the condition. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Yunzhou Tech Jin Dou Yun China robot unmanned ship
Eastern Arsenal Wanshan covers more than 225 square nautical miles of ocean. Moving on from drone taxis and armed robots, China is now looking to take a lead in building unmanned ships. [...]
Tue, Feb 20, 2018
Source: Popular Science