tech

This Smartphone Airbag Automatically Protects Your Phone When You Drop It

The design was a thesis project for a German engineering student.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.25.19
Space

People Seeing the Moon Up Close for the First Time Is a Dose of Good Vibes

Filmmaker and space lover Wylie Overstreet took his telescope onto the streets of Los Angeles to show strangers the moon, then captured their reactions on film.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.20.19
environment

Don’t Boycott Razors Because of an Ad, Boycott Them for the Planet

Some people are mad that Gillette released an ad calling out toxic masculinity, but the bigger issue is the waste produced by disposable razors.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.17.19
psychology

The Psychology of Our Love for Marie Kondo and 'Organisation Porn'

The tidying expert’s new Netflix show has drawn breathless attention.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.9.19
Holidays

How to Make the Perfect Xmas Movie, from a Man Who Has Made More than a Dozen

Ron Oliver created such made-for-TV classics as 'Angel of Christmas,' 'Christmas Everlasting,' and 'Love at the Thanksgiving Day Parade.'
Kaleigh Rogers
12.24.18
Censorship

Tumblr’s Algorithm Thinks Vomiting Unicorns, Raw Chicken, and Boot Cleaners Are Porn

Users have been sharing their innocuous posts that have been deemed #TooSexyForTumblr.
Kaleigh Rogers
12.5.18
automation

This Pizza Delivery Truck Cooks Your Pie on the Road and Produces Zero Emissions

Toyota and Pizza Hut teamed up to make the prototype, which includes robots that bake your pizza en route.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.9.18
Conservation

Tiger Bones and Rhino Horns Are No Longer Banned for Medicine in China

A 25-year ban has been altered to allow the animal parts to be used in medical research and healing, despite the fact that both species are worse off now.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.18
ecosocialism

Ecosocialists Believe the Only Way to Stop Climate Change Is to Abandon Capitalism

This week's devastating IPCC report has brought the impending impacts of climate change, and just how far we are from meeting our goals to stop them, into crisp focus.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.11.18
tigers

The Tiger Population in Nepal Has Nearly Doubled Since 2009 Because Conservation Efforts Work

Nepal is one of 13 tiger-range countries striving to double the world’s tiger population by 2022.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.25.18
lobsters

Does Getting Lobsters High Before Boiling Them Alive Reduce Suffering?

Michael Tlusty, a lobster biologist at the University of Massachusetts Boston, says the jury is still out on if lobsters can feel pain.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.20.18
Science

Scientists Finally Solved the Mystery of Antarctica’s Blood Falls

The blood red falls tumble out of a glacier 100 feet to a lake below.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.8.18
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