Three ways to safely drink found water Mar27

Three ways to safely...

By Corinne Iozzio Gadgets Water is vital. Giardia infection is … not. Found water is filled with dirt, debris, and critters that could make you sick—even kill you. Still, there are ways to make even a mud puddle potable. Read on....

How to choose safe passwords—and remember them too Mar27

How to choose safe p...

By David Nield DIY Cyber security 101 Your online passwords are your first line of defense against hackers, so it pays to make sure you’re well-protected. Here’s how to go about it....

Living with a lynx—for science Mar27

Living with a lynx—f...

By Thomas McNamee Entertainment Book Excerpt: Inner Life of Cats He had an idea for how to observe an animal in the wild with greater precision and intimacy than had ever been done before. Read on....

Electrically charged sands on Titan would make seriously sturdy sandcastles Mar27

Electrically charged...

By Mary Beth Griggs Space No water required Magic? No, you’re just on Saturn’s moon Titan, where the seas are filled with hydrocarbons and the sand is electrically charged. Read on....

How to turn a spinach leaf into a human heart Mar27

How to turn a spinac...

By Sara Chodosh Science Step one: detergent Spinach could be good for your heart in more ways than one—bioengineers have figured out how to turn a leaf into a beating bit of human heart....

Popular foods that grow in somewhat startling ways Mar27

Popular foods that g...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Science You think you know, but you have no idea As less and less of us farm, few of us actually know what our food looks like when it’s grown. Here’s a gallery of some of our favorites....

No one knows what to do with the International Space Station Mar27

No one knows what to...

By Sara Chodosh Space Congress has only approved funding through 2024. What happens then? In 2024 the clock will run out on the International Space Station. Maybe. Read on....

20 ways to organize all your stuff Mar25

20 ways to organize ...

By Billy Cadden Gadgets The sweet satisfaction of having everything in its place. For those of us yearning for the sweet satisfaction of having everything in its place. Read on....

Relaxing bath bombs for 70 percent off? I'd buy them. Mar24

Relaxing bath bombs ...

By Billy Cadden Gadgets Soak up some you time. It’s time for fizzy balls. Relaxing bath bombs for 70 percent off? I’d buy it. Read on....

AI and deep learning can now help you be more popular on Twitter Mar24

AI and deep learning...

By Kelsey D. Atherton Technology Post Intelligence is a project by two ex-Google execs to help you know what and when to Tweet. Post Intelligence is a sort of training wheels for tweeting....