Monthly Archives: May 2014

Your Old Phone Could Help Eavesdrop on Illegal Rainforest Loggers

How do you catch a logger in the dense, remote rainforest? For a long time, the answer has been satellites, which may sound high-tech, but actually means you’re looking at photos of deforested land days after the loggers have made … Continue reading

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Rare view of Earth rising on the Moon taken by lunar orbiter

NASA has released a wonderful—and rare, they say—view of an earthrise in the Moon taken by the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, with the Earth appearing over the Rozhdestvenskiy crater. There’s a GIF of this event in motion. Read more… Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/R4owK4hYdG0/+caseychanRelatedContinue reading

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Why Toenails Turn Yellow

Have you ever seen the toenails of your grandfather and thought he might be a troll? Those yellow, misshapen and brittle nails tend to make small children cringe, and in response, he wears knee high black socks with sandals. Read … Continue reading

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Vine’s Website Turned Into a Massive Searchable Library of Tiny Vids

Vine, Twitter’s six-second looping video app, just pushed another big update to its website, and it looks strangely familiar. It’s got playlists, channels, trending tags, and a "popular now" curated feed. And you no longer have to be a Vine … Continue reading

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