Drones and sensors deployed off the Florida coast will help predict the impact of the next Deepwater Horizon, so we can do a better, faster job cleaning up.
A new installation along Chicago’s latest linear park will let people watch the slow-motion calamity of climate change -- by way of tree blossoms.
Super-strong cleaning agents react with coffee machine parts and release lead into espresso. Yum!
Project Peanut Butter, a non-profit organization located in St. Louis, MO is trying to save the lives of two million South Asian and African children by 2015. They say 20 million children suffer from severe acute malnutrition and 3.5 million die every year because they don’t have enough to eat. Show More Summary
This year was so bad for Christmas tree growers, what with heat waves and flash floods and whatnot, that a bunch of them have decided that they're not going to plant new crops.
The media have something in common with sharks: feeding frenzies. On Dec. 2 a kayak fisherman died after being bit by a shark off the Hawaiian island of Maui. It was the 13th shark incident reported in Hawaii this year, and the eighth off Maui alone. Show More Summary
If you see something beautiful, you’re more likely to think that there is a higher power at work. What is it about awe? Scientists recently tested the power of awe and found that people who had recently viewed something spectacular or unexplainable were more likely to attribute its beauty to a non-specified “designer” as Jeffrey Kluger explains.
The Air Force is sending in the mice.
Prepare to sweep your bike date off his or her feet!
Methane, the most potent greenhouse gas, is being released from sub-sea permafrost much more rapidly than previously estimated, according to new research.
Best Picture 2014 or I’m not Roger Ebert.
Drop off groceries at your local food bank, teach your neighbors how to tune up their bikes, and maybe, just maybe, support your favorite nonprofit green news source.
How good it was seeing wind industry skullduggery exposed on the front page of today's Telegraph. But there's plenty more where that came from, I can assure you. The way the noise regulations governing the wind industry have been rigged by vested interests is one of the great public health scandals of our time. Now [...]
The state of Maryland has given a New York-based company the go-ahead to build a garbage incinerator near two public schools. Students have a few things to say about the matter.
Two high-definition cameras will be fastened to the International Space Station’s underbelly in the coming months to provide earthlings with some of the cleanest images of their planet from an orbit-eye view. According to a report in...Show More Summary
Retractions are typically the result of big goofs and frauds -- but in this case, the problem was inordinate attention paid to inconclusive results.
Digital Globe, a provider of commercial satellite pictures, gathers 1 billion square kilometers of Earth imagery every year. That’s nearly enough to cover the globe twice — and some of it is downright beautiful. Several years ago, employees at the Colorado-based organization decided to pick their favorite to share Earth’s beauty with the public. Show More Summary
“Determining the HIV-1 subtype of infected individuals could be important in the management of HIV-1 infections,” say A3/O2 study authors.? (Photo: GIZMODO) Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, appears to have generated the newest strain of the HIV/AIDS virus. Show More Summary
Images of a seven headed snake, supposedly taken in India, having recently been making the rounds on the internet — while the images certainly do appear to be rather poorly done photoshops, perhaps there’s some truth to them? Which is...Show More Summary
California's governor supports fracking. A whole lot of his constituents don't, and they're being increasingly vocal about it.