Featured by Sarah Fecht
FYI: Can Anything Move Faster Than Light?
Yes, the universe itself will eventually outpace the speed of light. Just how this will happen is a bit complicated,...
2013 Invention Awards: Hot Savings
An HVAC system powered by an 18-wheeler’s exhaust.
How Scientists Turn The Ocean Into A Controlled Laboratory
Manipulating the acidity where a reef lives gives us a window into the effects of climate change.
The Portable Barbecue, Redesigned From Top to Bottom
Portable grills tend to reach only 500ºF, but the designers of the Cook-Air from Cata Marketing ($200, or $220 in...
Cell-Connected Security Devices Let You Keep an Eye on Your Home From Anywhere
As telephone landlines become obsolete, so do the hardwired security systems that rely on them. Cellular modems and Wi-Fi receivers...
FYI: Why Do We Get Goosebumps and Chills When We’re Scared?
For the same reason cats fluff up when they’re threatened. “The general principle is, if you are going to be...
Brilliant 10: The Butterfly Pharmacist
Watching how insects use plants shows that self-medication isn’t just for complex animals
How Different Genes Work Together In a Worm
The roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans has been a staple of biology research for almost 50 years, but, thanks to advances in...
First-Ever Photos of Space Shuttle Docked At Space Station
How the once-in-a-lifetime photo-op came to be