Amazing Photos Reveal How the Natural World Copies Itself

Amazing Photos Reveal How the Natural World Copies Itself

In these beautiful images, photographer Christopher Marley finds the each of his snakes, birds, or spiders its perfect counterpoint.

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Look, It’s Really Hard to Land a Rocket on a Boat, OK?

Look, It’s Really Hard to Land a Rocket on a Boat, OK?

Elon Musk’s Falcon 9 rocket crashed into his drone boat. Again.

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Nobody Can Prove That Cold-Pressed Juice Is Better for You

Nobody Can Prove That Cold-Pressed Juice Is Better for You

Companies shilling expensive cold-press juicers say you’re getting extra-healthy, vitamin-enriched juice. But is it true?

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Why Iceland Is the World’s Greatest Genetic Laboratory

Why Iceland Is the World’s Greatest Genetic Laboratory

Iceland is unique in many ways: It has active volcanoes, semi-tasty whale-based dishes, and a kickass travel advertising campaign. It’s also the best place in the world to do genetic research.

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How to Get Silicon Valley’s Anti-Vaxxers to Change Their Minds

How to Get Silicon Valley’s Anti-Vaxxers to Change Their Minds

There’s been a lot of shaming and blaming of the anti-vaccination crowd in response to the Disneyland measles outbreak (even we did it). And when we released our investigation of vaccination rates at Silicon Valley preschools, people were justifiably angry: Every unvaccinated kid at those schools threatens the greater community’s protection against disease. But yelling at anti-vaxxers […]

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Hot Cocoa Mix Has the Same Stuff Your iPhone’s Screen Is Made Of

Hot Cocoa Mix Has the Same Stuff Your iPhone’s Screen Is Made Of

When used in your phone, this compound helps improve the strength of your screen; in hot cocoa, it traps moisture in its molecular pores, ensuring the only lumps in the mix are the marshmallows.

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Why Did Vaccinated People Get Measles at Disneyland? Blame the Unvaccinated

Why Did Vaccinated People Get Measles at Disneyland? Blame the Unvaccinated

The misery of a measles outbreak at the Happiest Place on Earth is an irony even the most jaded epidemiologist could do without, but the 42 measles cases that originated in Disneyland in December hide within them an even scarier number—scary, that is, unless you understand how vaccines work.

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