Aviation As the sky does dark, robots will conduct atmospheric science. Drones in Nebraska and Oklahoma will fly during the eclipse to measure the impact of solar heating on storm formation.
DIY Six tips to keep your inbox under control. What is the best way to review and action the emails you get every day?
Science The logic behind your bartender's advice. Chemists figure out the logic behind your bartender's advice.
Health But how big a deal is it really? A quarter of people who groom down there say they injury themselves.
Space Even partial eclipses can be exciting. Listen, it's ok if you don't migrate with millions of other people to see a two-minute-long event.
From Our Blogs: Nexus Media News Beer gets green. Craft brewers across the country are finding innovative ways to guard the water, soil, air and climate on which their businesses depend.
Space An incredibly luminous snack. Our galaxy is a spiral, making its way through space with a classic, carefree pinwheel shape that we all know and love.
Health Chemotherapy is brutal, but crucial. A cancer diagnosis is frightening. But that doesn't mean denial is the answer.
From Our Blogs: Eastern Arsenal Say hello to China's first catapult-equipped carrier. China's first catapult-equipped carrier is making progress in key areas like aircraft and electronics.
Space Google’s Lunar XPrize just announced new prizes. Send a spacecraft to the moon and loop around our natural satellite, or gently set a rover down on the lunar surface—there could be money in it for you.
Health Personal care products can poison you, and women of color take on extra burdens. The products we use to put our best foot forward might make us sick—especially if you’re a woman of color.
Environment It passes the sniff test, but it shouldn't. Fish eat plastic because they’re attracted to the smells it picks up from hanging in the ocean.
Space No pressure NASA will send choose one message—submitted on Twitter—to beam off into space in honor of the Voyager mission's 40th birthday.
Technology Testing the limits of software. On Monday, at 12:31 pm, a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifted off on a resupply flight for the International Space Station, and among its cargo was a supercomputer.
Science And what they can tell us about the mysterious southern continent. Volcanoes in Antarctica and chunks of fruitcake are both way more common than you’d think.
DIY Don't settle for slowdowns. Your Windows computer takes forever to start up, and once it does, it keeps slowing down.
Animals Who needs oxygen when you can make ethanol? Goldfish are remarkably resilient—they can even survive long winters in frozen ponds.
Science From falling frogs to giant hailstones. The same natural patterns that cause normal weather can also result in bizarre, terrifying, and downright mythical phenomena.
Space Don't fry your eyeballs with counterfeits. With the Great American Eclipse approaching, there are counterfeit glasses everywhere.
DIY Ignorance is bliss. To steer clear of plot twists and big reveals for your favorite shows—without going entirely offline—simply follow these tips for avoiding internet spoilers.