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Here's what happens when lightning doesn't hit the ground

Science Upside down lightning is a seemingly rare weather event. Lightning usually strikes Earth. Except when it doesn't. Read on...

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Most people don't see how climate change is affecting their lives—and that's a problem

Environment Heidi Cullen is the blame changer. For someone who’s been immersed in the scary realities of global warming for so long, Heidi Cullen is surprisi...

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The best Apple Music tricks and add-ons

DIY Get to grips with Apple's streaming app. Millions of tracks, tons of features, apps across desktop and mobile—Apple Music is a big beast. Here&...

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A storm chaser talks about the most dangerous storms of her career

Environment Not just a weather girl. Jaclyn Whittal has chased some intense storms, but nothing compares to the El Reno tornado. Read on...

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So, you want to terraform Mars? Here's one way to do it.

Space Climate change could make the red planet livable within 100 years. Mars is known as the Red Planet, but we could color it green. Read on...

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Set phone reminders for anything

DIY Outsource your memory. One of the smartest tricks your phone can do: Remind you about an event at just the right time or even place. Here's how to s...

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The future of the Air Force is fighter pilots leading drone swarms into battle

Military Cheap, unmanned wingmen could add punch and protection to fighter formations. A relatively inexpensive unmanned drone could change how the air force f...

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Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX's most challenging landings yet

Space Challenge accepted. Today's rocket booster came down hard, but otherwise it was a successful landing...

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Recycled Falcon 9 rocket survives one of SpaceX's most challenging landing yet

Space Challenge accepted. Today's rocket booster came down hard, but otherwise it was a successful landing...

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Why Morse code is actually a really weird way to communicate

Entertainment An excerpt from Your Brain is a Time Machine. Why is time so important to Morse code? Read on...

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#PopSciLovesNature and so do you

Environment We asked you to show us your best nature photos, and you delivered! Here are some of our faves. Beautiful nature photos taken by you, our dear read...

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Don’t get too hyped about 'Planet 10' just yet

Space Another day, another hypothetical object on the outskirts of the solar system. Something weird is going on out there, but scientists can't say for...

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Finding NASA's Curiosity rover, art-attacking microbes, and other amazing images of the week

Science Newsworthy eye candy Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and environmental news. Read on...

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These bamboo bed sheets reach new levels of softness

Sponsored Post Save 40 percent off a luxurious set of natural yarns that stay soft and wrinkle-free. 40 percent off bamboo bedsheets. Read on...

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How to beach-proof your phone

DIY Protect it from sun, sand, and seawater. Heat, sand, and water can destroy electronics. But that doesn't mean you have to leave your phone home when...

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A border wall made of solar panels wouldn't actually be good for the environment

Environment Is this a bright idea? In recent statements, President Trump has suggested the border wall will be solar. We dig into what that might look like...

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As drought looms, could this team of scientists prove cloud seeding works?

Technology The Mod Squad. With drought parching the West, seeding clouds for snow is more important than ever. Read on...

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Some clouds are full of little lollipop-shaped ice crystals

From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News They've got scientists looking at clouds in a whole new way. Researchers discovered lollipop-shaped crystals a...

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