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July 14, 2017

Millennials are over — meet the teenage “thought leaders” marketing Gen Z to the masses

“I have cell phone numbers of billionaires and CEOs in my phone right now, all because of this.”

NASA just released hundreds of incredible space videos — here are our 5 favorites

Watch space history unfold before your eyes.

A Russian man was sentenced to 3 years in prison for creating a meme that incited 2 teen suicides

Some say the Blue Whale Challenge is a deadly game responsible for hundreds of teen suicides. Other say it's fake news. Either way, its creator is going to jail.

There’s an alarming connection between climate change and the California wildfires

The effects of climate change have turned parts of the U.S. into a "tinderbox," one expert says.
June 8, 2017

This roboglove gives you super-strength

June 28, 2017

Inside the dangerous operation to smuggle free information into North Korea

They use balloons, drones and networks of smugglers — who risk torture to bring flash drives into the DPRK.

May 31, 2017

Doctors are draping tilapia skin on burn victims

May 31, 2017

Now you can teleport lemonade

You'll definitely notice the solar eclipse August 21, no matter where in the U.S. you are

Sure, seeing totality would be nice — but don't despair yet.

Humans have created 9 billion tons of plastic in less than 70 years

Life in plastic, it's (not) fantastic.
July 19, 2017

Scientists found a preserved, underwater forest from the Ice Age

This 60,000-year-old forest was hiding underwater in the Gulf of Mexico.

How to use NASA’s interactive map to get the best view of the total solar eclipse Aug. 21

America hasn't seen a total solar eclipse in nearly 40 years.

There’s only one way to take incredible iPhone portraits in low light

You may get some odd looks, but it's worth it.

Babies might start learning languages before they’re even born

These fetuses could tell the difference between English and Japanese.

A Republican congressman just asked a NASA expert about ancient civilizations on Mars

A NASA expert told the congressman that it is “extremely unlikely” that there were ancient civilizations on Mars.
July 18, 2017

China just introduced a self-driving boat and drones that can save drowning people

Technology can save dozens of lives at one Chinese lake.

It's totally OK to retweet yourself on Twitter. Don't listen to the haters.

Life is short, and the self-retweet is here to stay — so go ahead and give your own writing some love.

Social media star Jake Paul accused of turning LA neighborhood into a “living hell” and “war zone”

One recent stunt involved setting furniture on fire in the backyard.

Everything we don’t know about the iPhone 8

There are a lot of unanswered questions.

Scientists are recording the sounds of waves in space — and it could be huge for NASA

Listen to the sound of the surf... in space.