- Need more air in space? Magnets could yank it out of water.
Water is magnetic—a property that could help astronauts breathe a little easier.
- Snapping turtle brutally takes down a water snake on camera
A biologist explains a 2015 video of a snapping turtle facing off with a northern water snake.
- TikTok’s new AI art filter riffs on your text
It’s trying its best to generate backgrounds based on user text prompts.
- Does ‘vabbing’ work? The truth about vaginal pheromones.
We talked to a pheromone expert about vagina perfume. (Really.)
- A second asteroid may have crashed into Earth as the dinosaurs died
A dimple in the Atlantic seafloor could be the sign of another impact.
- A private company wants to look for life just above Venus
Rocket Lab plans to fire a small satellite into the planet’s atmosphere to study cloud particles.
- The souped-up Ford Mustang Mach-E makes driving EVs a lot more fun
I took the wheel of Ford’s powerful electric Mustang. Here’s how it went.
- This small asteroid has a tiny moon of its own
Polymele—one of the smallest asteroids targeted by NASA’s Lucy mission—has an even smaller satellite.
- New York City sees a record-breaking number of West Nile virus-infected mosquitoes
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene reported two human cases of the West Nile virus.
- High-tech buoys with underwater microphones could save sperm whales from ship collisions
A computational technique offers the power to track whales in real time—a potential boon in the quest to save whales from ship strikes.
- Self-driving Lyfts will cruise the Vegas strip by early 2023
Lyft’s partnership with the autonomous driving company Motional is arriving faster than we thought.
- A genetics startup wants to bring the Tasmanian tiger back from extinction
Genetics start-up Colossal Laboratories & Biosciences announces de-extinction effort to bring the Tasmanian tiger back to life.
- Best reef-safe sunscreen of 2022
These ocean-safe sunblocks will protect your skin and Earth’s vital coral reefs.
- Don’t miss your chance to score this top-rated home golf simulator for $60 off
Get good at golf anytime, anywhere.
- 5 apps that will help you edit audio on your phone
Sometimes you just need to edit audio on the go.
- As COVID vaccines reach kids worldwide, a gap in Africa leaves everyone exposed
Many African countries have fallen behind on delivering COVID shots to kids, despite a higher risk of severe sickness in a massively young population.
- Biofluorescent snailfish brave Arctic waters with built-in antifreeze
These glowing animals have exquisitely evolved to live in subzero temperatures. But a warming climate might threaten their existence.
- This startup wants to farm shrimp in computer-controlled cargo containers
Take a look inside Atarraya’s ‘Shrimpbox.’
- How to livestream NASA’s Artemis mission, from prep to launch
Tune into a historic moment in space exploration that you won’t want to miss.
- Watch a snake wearing robot trousers strut like a lizard
Snakes actually have tiny limbs as an embryo. This YouTuber just gave them back.
- Many hearing aids will now be easier (and cheaper) to buy in the US
A new FDA rule allows some patients to purchase them over the counter.
- Expect to see a lot more ads in your native iPhone apps soon
Apple already earns $4 billion annually in ad business revenue, but reportedly wants that number in the double digits.
- Omicron-specific COVID vaccine approved in the UK
The Biden administration is working to get the vaccine available stateside next month.
- By 2050, most of the US will be blanketed by extreme heat belt
Swaths of the country will see at least one day per year with a heat index of 125 degrees Fahrenheit.
- 15 must-have items for school that are beyond notebooks and pens
Gadgets that can take this school year from good to great.
- This new carbon-faced driver delivers more speed and distance for your golf game
TaylorMade spent two decades working on a carbon-fiber driver face that could stand up to its titanium competition.
- John Deere tractors are getting the jailbreak treatment from hackers
The right-to-repair fight isn’t limited only to smartphones.
- Meet the marine geologist mapping the deepest point on Earth
A historic diving trip to Challenger Deep highlights Earth’s mysteries.
- From lions to waterfalls, here are some of the year’s best nature photos
From a chaotic day at the waterhole to starry night skies, the winners celebrate the wonder—and ruthlessness—of nature.
- At $1,807, the Honda Navi is the perfect starter motorcycle for a beginner
By employing a continuously variable transmission, it requires no shifting. Here’s what it’s like to ride.
- Hackers prove it doesn’t take much to hijack a dead satellite
The decommissioned satellite was used to broadcast movies and a conference.
- NASA releases Hubble images of cotton candy-colored clouds in Orion Nebula
A stunning new visual shows one of the galaxy’s most colorful spots.
- Cincinnati Zoo welcomes surprise baby hippo after mother’s birth control ‘fritzes’
Hip-hippo-hooray for Fritz!
- United Airlines just preordered $10 million worth of private air taxis
The major airliner is moving forward with phase one of its $1 billion in Archer Aviation.
- What do AC limits mean for a heatwave-stricken Europe?
Europe has been slow to adopt air conditioning—but now the continent faces back-to-back heatwaves.
- Get this all-in-one scanner that uses AR tech to make DIY projects easy
The iOS iScanner App scans and edits documents, photos, ID, and even the world around you to let you take your office or small business anywhere.
- Best dual-fuel generators of 2022
Two fuels are better than one.
- 7 tricks to make the most of TikTok
It’s one of the hottest apps out there. Here’s how to make the most of it.
- The Air Force wants to start using its ‘Angry Kitten’ system in combat
The electronic warfare device has previously been employed in training scenarios.
- Wolves and beavers can have magical ecosystem effects—if they have space to thrive
A new reintroduction plan for gray wolves and American beavers looks to reduce grazing on public lands by about 70 million acres.
- Two ways to joint wood on your table saw—no jointer needed
Perfect edges lead to perfect pieces.
- Grab a lifetime plan to the world’s #1 mindfulness app for only $70
Live in the moment.
- The most powerful telescope of all time is coming to Chile
The Earth-based Giant Magellan Telescope is poised to discover habitable planets and unlock space’s deep secrets in collaboration with its cosmic cousin, the JWST.
- It’s not too late to get good handwriting
Practice will help you write pretty again.
- Acer Predator XB3 gaming monitor review: Not quite an apex Predator
Acer’s Predator XB3 offers incredible gaming and productivity performance, but is it worth the sky-high price tag?
- Score a Sam’s Club membership for half off and get a $10 gift card
- A new power-generating system works like a jet engine
In a small proof-of-concept test, it was able to send electrons back into an Air Force Base electrical grid.
- The Arctic is warming nearly four times as fast as the rest of the planet
New studies show that the Arctic is warming a lot faster than we thought.
- Space tourism is on the rise. Can NASA keep up with it?
An official space tourism department could help prevent private rocket riders from clashing with working astronauts.
- To fight cyber attacks, tech companies are banding together
The new initiative is called the Open Cybersecurity Schema Framework. Here’s what it will do.
- Amazon is turning Ring surveillance footage into a reality show
The new candid camera show premiers next month.