Researchers at the Universidad de Buenos Aires recreated conditions found on the surface of Jupiter's moon Europa in the lab, and then proved that some Earth organisms are capable of surviving in that extreme environment. At least, for three hours. It's one experiment in a growing body of work aimed at proving that Earth could seed other planets with life.
Five metronomes started at different times eventually synchronize in this nifty video from UCLA. It's been a known phenomenon since the 17th century: In 1665, Dutch physicist Christiaan Huygens, inventor of the pendulum clock, was lying in bed with a minor illness and watching two of his clocks hanging on a wall, said Henrique Oliveira, a… READ THE REST
Never have I cheered more cheerfully for trucks. CNN aviation and transportation correspondent Pete Muntean tweeted this video of UPS and FedEx trucks carrying the first U.S. shipment of coronavirus vaccine, hauling out in their COVID convoy from Pfizer's facility near Kalamazoo, Michigan. What a sight, and what a time to be alive. READ THE REST
This is so cool. Track the flight of FedEx Flight FDX884, which is carrying the first COVID-19 vaccines for distribution. Via @ShadyPlanes. READ THE REST
Just like the Lightning cable that came before it, manufacturers are now chasing Apple's latest step in ever-evolving charging technology, the MagSafe. If you haven't purchased an iPhone 12 yet, then you should know it can be charged with that old trusty Lightning connector like past models, or with the use of the new wireless… READ THE REST
Look, we're gonna level with you…you may have already blown Christmas. The problem is, is you haven't purchased gifts already AND if they aren't already en route, there's a decent chance they won't get there in time for the big day. And with the high volume and COVID delays happening…well, there's no guarantee anything is… READ THE REST
When you head out into the world, you're making a statement, whether you're conscious of it or not. With your appearance and attitude, you project a version of yourself to anyone and everyone you meet. From your haircut, to your clothes, to your general demeanor, it all comes together to define the public you. Jewelry… READ THE REST