Music for Nature Lovers

Saturday May 23, 2015

By hacking a record player with a camera and some ingenious coding, artist Bartholomäus Traubeck lets trees express their musical side.

Homeless Crab Shacks

Saturday May 09, 2015

Stories involving plastic and the ocean are usually tales of disaster. This project, which pairs homeless hermit crabs with perfectly sized plastic abodes, is an exception.

Australia's Space Station

Saturday April 25, 2015

High technology met the outback ute when NASA's Skylab space station crashed down on Australia in 1979.

Peep Show's David Mitchell wants to explain the mysteries of the universe to you, 60 seconds at a time.

Robot Funerals

Saturday April 11, 2015

What happens when your robot 'dies'? In Japan, you give it a proper funeral. (And that could soon be a thing here too.)

Pet Sounds

Thursday April 02, 2015

Scientists have solved the most important scientific question of our time: what music do cats enjoy listening to? (Spoiler: it ain’t MC Skat Kat.)

NASA’s Flame Thrower

Monday March 30, 2015

Sometimes it’s important to enjoy the simple things in life. Like NASA burning a shedload of fuel in the Utah desert.

Cave Cam

Saturday March 28, 2015

The world’s largest cave just had a drone fly through it. (And the result may just restore our faith in drone videos.)

Thousand Year Photo

Wednesday March 25, 2015

This camera is taking a single long-exposure photo over the course of a millennium. Because good things come to those who wait.

Pyramid of Life

Friday March 20, 2015

Two rock-climbing scientists found something extraordinary on the peak of this formidable-looking Australian island: the elusive ‘tree lobster’ feared extinct for 95 years.

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