OK, yes, the word “epic” is sorely overused to mean “something that is awesome on an awesomeness continuum that runs roughly from cornflakes to supernovas.” But when I say that photographer Steve Simonsen’s video of hundreds of thousands of migrating hermit crabs is epic, I mean “would not be out of place in a Cecil B. DeMille film.”
Walking is good. Getting hit by cars is not. Chicago hopes to increase the former by decreasing chances of the latter.
Paint spilled all over the highway outside of Manaus, Brazil
There's a friendly lady microbiologist at Harvard named Rachel Dutton who is willing to field chefs' inquiries about their fermented creations.
Generally, gigantic engineering companies don’t truck with whimsy. But Siemens, which makes many of the wind turbines popping up on horizons around the world, has created a suite of new products that makes turbines more powerful and is inspired by dinosaurs. It’s like something a 5-year-old thought up, but better.
A Brooklyn man wants to beautify Brooklyn with dumpster gardens that aren't really that beautiful.
It's cheap and easy to use but hard to get, but possibly getting easier, with the first ever online marketplace for recycled oils.
For those who crave a home-cooked meal but find the process of making food entirely from scratch … unnecessary, new services are springing up to combine the benefits of delivery and home-cooking, all in one neatly tied package. In D.C., for instance: The food comes wrapped in a box with twine, and each ingredient has its own container: A salad of grape tomatoes, red onion, and organic blue cheese are already mixed together with balsamic and olive oil on the side. The raw flank steak is cut and marinated in a plastic Ziploc bag. The potatoes come whole with a …
The song features Bill Nye dropping some science, with guest vocalists Isaac Asimov, scientist Richard Alley, and David Attenborough.