What it would actually take to get to Mars by 2020 Apr24

What it would actual...

By Sarah Fecht Space Short answer: a time machine President Trump joked today that we’d put astronauts on Mars during his first term. Here’s what NASA would need to get done by 2020 to make it happen....

A magnetic spice organizer 69 percent off? I'd buy it. Apr24

A magnetic spice org...

By Billy Cadden Gadgets It’s $15. A magnetic spice organizer 69 percent off? I’d buy it. Read on....

These metal-braided toughlink lightning cables will outlast your phone Apr24

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By Stack Commerce Sponsored Post Crush-proof plugs and unsnappable cords, now at 50 percent off MSRP. Crush-proof plugs and unsnappable cords, now at 50 percent off MSRP. Read on....

What's the best way to crack an egg? Physics has the answer. Apr24

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By Hanna Bolanos Science Swiftly, and smack in the middle Learning to crack an egg is a culinary rite of passage. Luckily, science has hatched a formula that is nearly infallible. All it requires is knowledge of a few basic…...

Star-nosed moles are nature’s speed-eating champions Apr24

Star-nosed moles are...

By Mary Beth Griggs Animals How else are they weird? Let us count the ways What has a star for a nose and shovels for hands? Read on....

These caterpillars chow down on plastic bags Apr24

These caterpillars c...

By Mary Beth Griggs Animals A different kind of metamorphosis Plastic bags are nothing if not persistent, but waxworms might help us get rid of them once and for all. Read on....

Speed up your web browser with 5 simple tips Apr24

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By David Nield DIY Whether you use Firefox, Chrome, Edge, Safari, or Opera Sluggish browsers and online slowdowns get in the way of the sites you’re trying to reach. Use these quick tips to keep everything running smoothly....

What is EPA Open Data, and why would it shut down? Apr24

What is EPA Open Dat...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Environment We don’t know what we’ve got till it’s (almost) gone EPA Open Data is another resource at risk by the threat of a government shutdown. Read on....

Life in Los Angeles was brutal for saber-toothed cats Apr24

Life in Los Angeles ...

By Mark D. Kaufman Science Slamming hulking prey on the ground and impaling them with sabers is tough work Saber-toothed cats in Los Angele frequently injured their spines, likely from violent episodes of twisting and straining…...

We designed the roller coaster of our dreams Apr24

We designed the roll...

By Eleanor Cummins Entertainment A monster mashup of all the best rides. Our Frankencoaster splices together four real-life record breakers—tallest, fastest, steepest, and most topsy-turvy—into one seriously sick ride....