Turkey vultures have the ultimate self-defense technique: projectile vomiting
Plus other weird things we learned this week.
The mathematical theory that connects swimming sperm, zebra stripes, and sunflower seeds
Scientists inch closer to understanding the very basis of nature’s patterns.
Microsoft wants small nuclear reactors to power its AI and cloud computing services
The company posted a job opening for a 'principal program manager' for nuclear technology.
This new Polaris off-roader is the ultimate vehicle for rugged adventures
The machine will eat rocks for breakfast while ensuring a smooth ride for its driver. Here's how.
A new drone might help cops stop high-speed car chases
Skydio wants its 'intelligent flying machines' to become part of law enforcement's 'basic infrastructure.' Little regulation stands in their way.
This AI program could teach you to be better at chess
‘Learn Chess with Dr. Wolf’ critiques—or praises—your moves as you make them.
How to split your screen on an iPad and conquer multitasking
Learn how to use two and even three apps at once on your Apple tablet.
EVs have a tire particle problem
Heavier cars' tires release more tiny fragments into the environment.
Grizzlies are getting killed by roads, but the risks are bigger than roadkill
From highways to scenic routes, America's vast network of roads poses a slew of dangers to bears, mountain lions, and moose.
The Air Force’s big new electric taxi flies at 200 mph
The flying machine from Joby Aviation is now on site at Edwards Air Force Base in California, and it could be used to patrol the base's perimeter.