By analyzing sooty birds housed in museum collections, scientists have been able to track patterns of US air pollution over the last 135 years. As the new study shows, air at the turn of the 20th century was even dirtier than we thought—a finding that will now be used to improve our climate models.
Horned larks, in addition to their dazzling yellow chins, feature a white underside that,...View more »
Dutch history meets modern energy initiatives in artist Daan Roosegaarde’s latest installation, which uses beams of green light to visualize the movement of the country’s windmills.
Blades on these mills can reach 170mph, but special tracking software and a thermal camera mounted behind the blades keep the light beams...View more »
This year’s Tuesday-night Halloween means that most of the nation’s serial killers, monsters, and various stabby creatures have to turn in early for a bright and early hump day. But in lieu of being chased around by a low-budget demon, it’s not too late to wrap up your night by dimming the lights and reading some tales from a machine designed to creep you out.
Let’s get this out of the way early: Yes, BioBidet is a terrible brand name for a kitchen faucet company.
Okay, moving on. Their FLOW faucet has pretty much every feature you’d want in a kitchen faucet: A retractable hose, an attractive design, and a hands-free motion sensor that runs off AA batteries, so you don’t have to have a power outlet available under your sink.
Today only, you can get...View more »
With no showroom visit required, getting the right mattress is painless with Leesa. Just pick from two highly engineered mattresses, each with a universally adaptive feel. Get $125 off any Leesa mattress or $200 off any Sapira hybrid mattress, plus you’ll get a free Leesa pillow and free shipping. Offer expires 2/11.
The Leesa Foam mattress (prices start at $525) is 100% American made with...View more »
Spice & Wolf is getting a VR game. Isuna Hasekura, who wrote the original novel, is penning the VR game’s scenario, while the anime’s voice actors Ami Koshimizu and Jun Fukuyama will be lending their talents to Spice & Wolf VR, which is slated for early 2019. It will have subtitles.
This year, the Food and Drug Administration is joining stoners the world over in celebrating 4/20.
Just kidding. But on Thursday, an expert panel did unanimously recommend that the agency approve a new drug made from cannabis to treat two severe and rare forms of epilepsy. If approved, the drug, called Epidiolex and made by GW Pharmaceuticals, would be the country’s first medication derived...View more »
Ramin Djawadi has an important job. As the composer for Westworld, he has to somehow keep topping himself by creating atmospheric, thematically resonant musical cues to ground and frame the android action in the show.
In a new interview with TV Line, the composer runs down some of the most compelling musical moments on the show, especially emphasizing his penchant for moody covers.
One of the...View more »
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$45 is still a lot of money for a light bulb, but it’s one of...View more »
I’m not a music pro (nor even consider myself a connoisseur) but I would like, in my unprofessional-ness, to try to describe and try to pinpoint why I like this Anime Opening so much.
(I’ll ask you to listen to it once first by yourself, then go back to this text and do it again, this time trying to read along my badly worded description)
We start with a sound that... well,...View more »
On Monday, fashion’s best and brightest will gather at the Brooklyn Museum in New York City to celebrate the 37th annual Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards. Dubbed the “Oscars of Fashion,” the CFDAs are the highest honors awarded in the American fashion industry, recognizing outstanding achievements in design, journalism, personal style and positive change.
This year’s...View more »
Farolillos rojos, se acerca la hora de la verdad así que vamos a afinar algunos detalles. Recuerden que los que vamos en la barredora salimos el día sábado 27 de mayo y rodamos el día domingo 28.
Como saben, esta es una ruta inédita y va a ser cruel. El mero hecho de ser los pioneros en intentarla ya los convierte a todos en unos fuera de serie. Habrá momentos en los que nuestras...View more »
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Graze sends you monthly boxes of healthier, non-GMO snacks from wholesome, fun ingredients. With over 100 varieties of snacks, Graze ensures both sweet and savory tastes are satisfied. Boxes are normally $14, but readers can get their first box free, including free shipping. See full details here.
The Promotions team (we’re on the business side, not editorial) negotiates discounts on notable...View more »
Welcome to The Morning Sh*t! Everywhere you go, always take the weather with you.
1st Wipe: In news that’s sure to surprise exactly nobody, Mercedes is now in the hot seat over multiple Diesel emissions defeat codes. Internal company emails included engineers asking about legality of the code, but engineers haven’t been important to Mercedes for over 20 years.
2nd Wipe: The UAW-FCA scandal...View more »
Budget cuts, privatization, and drastically shrinking protected areas are just a few of the ways the current administration is threatening the country’s national park system. If you’re not convinced these are terrible ideas, filmmaker Taylor Gray’s remarkable timelapse footage of Denali, and other parks, will make you...View more »
Today was a very good day today. First I had a great Micro Monday.Micro Monday: Auto Show edition.
That there is a 1/2" thick chunk of deep fried cheese on the burger. It was amazeballs.Read more Read
Then I picked up my girls, and had a nice evening with them. Then after I put them to bed, I find a package from Plasticprints has arrived!
I’m very excited to get some newer Auto Worlds! None...View more »