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Android update
DIY How to update every gadget you own. The devices you rely on, from smartphones to routers, need regular updates to function well. Here's how to update every gadget so it stays secure and bug-free. [...]
Sun, Sep 23, 2018
Source: Popular Science
tabletop catapult
DIY From wooden dowels and rubber bands. With a dozen wooden dowels, some rubber bands, a cup or spoon, and ping-pong balls, you can build a DIY catapult for tabletop warfare. [...]
Sat, Sep 22, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Ferrari Monza SP1
Cars It can get to 60 miles per hour in under three seconds. It looks like it's straight out of the '40s, but this limited-edition car is shockingly fast. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
plane oxygen masks
Science 121 passengers found out recently when a Jet Airways flight crew forgot to pressurize the cabin. The result? A plane-ful of panicking passengers, many of whom awoke from naps to discover intense pain in their ears, bleeding from their ears and noses, and [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Starry Night
Space And TESS is just getting started. Less than two months after TESS started its science operations, astronomers have detected two brand-new exoplanet candidates. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
An octopus sits on a rock.
Science We may have more in common with invertebrates than we thought. More than 500 million years of evolutionary history separates these marine aliens from humans on the evolutionary tree, but MDMA has similar effects on both of our… [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Rubik's cube solution puzzles
Technology Math, man vs. nature, and me. The Rubik's cube is back and bigger than ever. Why is it still so hard for me to solve? [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
Freshwater cypress swamp
Environment Swamps and bogs are more important than you think. “Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and bogs, fens, marshes and other types of wetlands. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
hiker on trail
DIY Easy preparation before meals, no dishwashing after. Nobody’s going to hike all day on just a handful of trail mix. And the best way to eat hearty meals in the backcountry is to cook them in freezer bags. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science
a mosquito on human skin
Health If it works in humans, it could help eliminate one of the deadliest forms of cancer. Although purposely injecting someone with a disease can seem dangerous, researchers have long worked on the development of viruses as cancer-fighting agents. [...]
Fri, Sep 21, 2018
Source: Popular Science