Category: SCI/TECH

September 18, 2015 at 4:04 pm

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

A Senior Learning to Use the Internet Just Wrote This Letter to Her Teacher

This hit me right in the feels.

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September 17, 2015 at 10:21 am

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

A Hiker Found a 2-Year-Old GoPro that was Launched Into Space and the Footage is Awesome

In 2013, Stanford students launched a weather balloon into space. Two years later, a hiker found the lost payload and returned the footage.

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September 9, 2015 at 11:12 am

This Algorithm Turns Your Photos Into the Style of a Famous Painting

This Algorithm Turns Your Photos Into the Style of a Famous Painting

Researchers at the University of Tubingen have devised an algorithm that can analyze a painting and then apply its ‘style’ to any image.

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September 7, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

Picture of the Day: Ferrofluid Up Close

A ferrofluid (portmanteau of ferromagnetic and fluid) is a liquid that becomes strongly magnetized in the presence of a magnetic field. It was invented in 1963 by NASA’s Steve Papell

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August 31, 2015 at 6:11 pm

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

Chameleons Change Color to Stand Out, Not Blend In

There’s a misconception that chameleons change their color to blend in to their surroundings but research shows the opposite is true.

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August 18, 2015 at 10:15 am

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

Astronauts on ISS Eat Veggies They Grew in Space

It’s the first food ever grown, harvested and eaten in space by NASA crew members.

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August 17, 2015 at 3:37 pm

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple’s CEO

A Showerhead on Kickstarter Just Raised $2M and Was Even Backed by Apple's CEO

The Nebia shower promises a superior experience with 70% less water. The secret? Rocket science.

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August 10, 2015 at 11:08 am

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

Earth View: A Curated Collection of 1500 Google Earth Wallpapers

A curated collection of 1500 striking and enigmatic landscapes available in Google Earth as desktop and mobile wallpapers.

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August 6, 2015 at 9:48 am

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

NASA Captures Dark Side of the Moon as it Crosses Earth

The same side of the moon always faces Earth but this view was captured by a NASA satellite one million miles away.

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August 4, 2015 at 9:39 am

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

When Buzz Aldrin Returned from the Moon He Had to Fill Out a Customs Form

He also had to fill out a travel voucher form for the historic mission.

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