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The U.S.S. Nimitz

Navy’s Plan To Go Green Is Falling Apart

The US Navy had a bold plan to redesign its fleet to operate on renewable energy, a plan that may be falling apart

The left vehicle shows the twin Spirit and Opportunity rovers, the center machine is the Sojourner rover, and the car-sized Curiosity is on the right.

NASA (and XBox Gamers) Prepare for Terrifyingly Hard Mars Landing

3 Ways Emergency Preparedness Is Like Wedding Planning

Last week, the CDC released its Wedding Day Survival Plan, a document which reads like a natural disaster preparedness checklist

Clean Energy Can Come From Dirt

Forget wind, solar and even seaweed. Renewable energy is getting down and dirty...with dirt!


Thinking About Your Own Demise Inspires Environmentalism

Easter Island Drug Makes Mice Happier, Smarter


New Robot Eliminates Only Jobs Left – In the Service Sector

Carnegie Mellon University has developed a robot that can fill the gap of the absent salesperson


The Genetic Engineering Plan to Turn Trees Black and Cool the World


Virtual Pigeon Attracts, Baffles Randy Males

How Spray-On Everything Could Radically Transform Manufacturing

Hemingway’s Old Man Inspires Shark Oil for HIV Vaccine

Eddi Tornberg’s self-powering desk

Body Heat From Your Seat Can Juice Your Laptop


Things That Are Surprisingly New: Forks, Lunch, Huge Drinks


With No Human Supervision, 16,000 Computers Learn to Recognize Cats


Twitter Bot, “Injured,” Garners Sympathy from “Friends”


Bike-Powered Helicopter Smashes World Record, Flies for Almost a Minute


Lego Meth Lab Makes It Almost Seem OK

Microoptics of the AWARE2 camera

Gigapixel Camera Takes 11-Foot Wide Photos in 0.01 Seconds

A Brief History of Abject Failure in Tablet Computing


430 Square Foot Apartment Isn’t Too Small for Indoor/Outdoor Shower

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