On this social network, sea ice, traditional foods, and wildlife are always trending
Using an app developed by Inuit in Nunavut, Indigenous communities from Alaska to Greenland are harnessing data to make their own decisions.
A ridiculous AI-generated rat penis made it into a peer-reviewed journal
Researchers used Midjourney’s AI image generators to illustrate the fantastical rodent beside incoherent strings of text.
OpenAI’s Sora pushes us one mammoth step closer towards the AI abyss
Generative AI videos advanced from comical to photorealistic within a single year. This is uncharted, dangerous territory.
This edible, wriggling robot mimics experience of eating moving food
In Japanese ‘odorigui’ cuisine, food is still alive. This gyrating robot is not.
GM brings hands free driving to rural America
Unlike more controversial fully-autonomous self-driving cars, GM’s Super Cruise systems require drivers to keep their eyes on the road and take over control during emergencies.
When planting trees is bad for the planet
An area of ecologically intact and biodiverse grassland larger than France is endangered by an NGO-fueled push to plant as many trees as possible.
The ingredients for a tastier, stronger tea could be in the soil
Plant biologists find that some microbial communities help grow better teas.
How to download all of your Gmail emails to your computer
Your emails don't have to stay in the cloud.
FDA’s plan to ban hair relaxer chemical called too little, too late
The FDA’s recent notice that it would move to ban formaldehyde in hair-straightening products comes more than a decade after researchers raised alarms about health risks.
Captive big cats can tell voices apart
Some captive felines like lions can tell if their caregiver or a stranger is talking.