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Meet A Woman Who Trains Robots For A Living
Teaching the art of learning through algorithms and pasta
Nick Offerman On Why We Should Build Stuff
The Parks and Recreation star talks about tinkering.
Exclusive: Inside Google’s Quest To Bring Polar Bears To You
Every fall, polar bears migrate to the shores of the Hudson Bay and wait, a little longer each year, for the ice to refreeze. Street View collected imagery from their...
A World Without The Winter Olympics
How climate change will make the Games impossible for certain cities.
How The U.S. Government Is Shutting Down Antarctica
Political struggle could have permanent scientific effects.
Meet Cady Coleman, The Astronaut Who Taught Sandra Bullock How To Look Cool In A Spacesuit
Like Sandra Bullock’s character in the movie Gravity, Cady Coleman is both an astronaut and a scientist—which made her the … Continued
Q&A: Kickstarter Co-Founder Yancey Strickler
Most independent inventors don’t have bottomless bank accounts. To fund their dreams, many innovators are appealing to strangers on the … Continued
Q&A: John Calvert Of The U.S. Patent And Trademark Office
How to protect big ideas in a new legal era
Fun Times! Come Learn About the Next Deadly Outbreak
Was the movie Contagion more realistic scientifically than your average doomsday zombieland flick? Tonight at the New York Academy of Sciences, PopSci contributor David Quammen will lead an expert panel...
Why Felix Baumgartner’s Mission Was Nearly Aborted At The Last Minute
Felix Baumgartner skydived to a picture-perfect landing from 24 miles above the Earth on Sunday morning, tentatively setting three world records—but not before a hairy two-hour ascent. Here’s what happened...