Posts

Showing posts from March 13, 2019

We may finally have a way to weigh the Milky Way

Image
Space But more importantly, we know a bit more about why the galaxy is the way it is. It’s not entirely surprising we’ve previously failed to peg the mass of the Milky Way. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2F1SOOn"

How humanity learned to go farther (and get there faster)

Image
Technology Humanity's biggest milemarkers. For most of our history we were limited to foot- and horsepower, but that didn't stop us from venturing. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2UBI6F4"

Surprising research funded by the National Science Foundation, which may lose $1 billion

Image
Science Cuts to the government agency's budget would impact a lot of science. The National Science Foundation provides money for much more than the typical health and biological research you hear about in the news. Here’s just a small taste. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2F9om6l"

The 7 best Google Docs anonymous animals, ranked

Image
Technology From the slimy blobfish to the mighty auroch, these are the most iconic digital creatures. When you view a doc anonymously, you’re assigned one of more than 70 animals. We ranked the best. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2F8Sv5A"

Daily Deal - Magicite, 50% Off

Image
Today's Deal: Save 50% on Magicite!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Monday at 10AM Pacific Time
via Steam RSS News Feed "https://ift.tt/2F3eB8f"

Daily Deal - Foxhole, 40% Off

Image
Today's Deal: Save 40% on Foxhole!*

Look for the deals each day on the front page of Steam. Or follow us on twitter or Facebook for instant notifications wherever you are!

*Offer ends Friday at 10AM Pacific Time
via Steam RSS News Feed "https://ift.tt/2TEj1wz"

On board the canoe that proved ancient Polynesians could cross the Pacific

Image
Technology Excerpt: Sea People: The Puzzle of Polynesia In the 1970s the Polynesian Voyaging Society built and launched a Polynesian voyaging canoe with the intention of sailing it from Hawai‘i to Tahiti using only… via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2u8xdP6"

What every rider needs to know about their motorcycle carburetor

Image
DIY Understanding how each part works is the key to tuning. The first part of tuning a carburetor is understanding what each part does. In this episode of MC Garage we talk about carburetors. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2JaRrlX"

The weirdest things we learned this week: 40,000 vanishing pigeons and the science of poodle haircuts

Image
Science Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts. What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we promise you’ll have an even weirder answer if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast. via Popular Science "https://ift.tt/2TJOyML"