Microsoft is getting serious about its educational product offerings. Today, at an event in New York City, the company showed off its multifaceted plan—including STEM programs, a student-oriented laptop, and the Windows 10 S operating system—to get into more classrooms.
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When you have a tiny human growing inside you, you're careful about what you put in your mouth. So it's reasonable to worry about taking antibiotics, especially when there are headlines about “increasing your risk [of miscarriage] twofold.” But you know what's worse than an increased risk? A surefire bacterial infection.
“My co-author Paul Douglas has a saying liberals may not like,” said Republican Rev. Mitch Hescox. “Believing in science doesn't make you a liberal; it makes you literate.” Hescox, a former coal industry engineer, heads the Evangelical Environment Network and is co-author of the book Caring for Creation: The Evangelical's Guide to Climate Change and a Healthy Environment.
You're a lady dragonfly. You've just had sex with some dude (is there such a thing as a female dragonfly orgasm?) who finished and flew away immediately, leaving you to find a safe place to lay your eggs. And now this other guy just will not leave you alone.
Elon Musk revealed more about his plans for the Boring Company on Friday, showing a video that features a utopian vision in which sleds whisk cars through buried tunnels at speeds of around 124 miles per hour. Designed to alleviate traffic problems in cities like Los Angeles, the concept includes vertical entrance and exit points to a subterranean network.
On April 1, 2017, the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico opened its Stallion gate to the public, like it does twice every year. For a few hours, visitors are free to wander the Trinity Test Site, where, on July 16, 1945, the United States tested the first atomic bomb in history, forever altering the destructive power available to humans.
The new J-31 prototype (the one in lighter gray paint) is expected to be larger, have a nose-mounted infrared search and tracking sensor, and stealthy features like clipped horizontal and vertical stabilizers.
The week that was, in amazing science and technology images. Not "curated" or anything rubbish like that, just all together in the one story so you can admire them.
The waters surrounding Hawaii's eight main islands contain more than 410,000 acres of living coral reefs. If strung together, the reefs would be bigger than Oahu, Hawaii's third largest island. And because of Hawaii's geographic isolation, the reefs support unique life. The Hawaiian Monk Seal, the Bandit Angelfish—even some of the types of coral that comprise the reef itself—are found nowhere else on earth. It's a shame that our sunscreen might be killing them.
You may have seen headlines proclaiming that the great mystery of Antarctica's "Blood Falls" has finally been solved. That's a little silly, because the big mystery—the question of why blood-like bright red liquid oozes out of the otherwise white surface of Taylor Glacier—hasn't been all that mysterious for some time.