With help from mid-ocean air currents, frigatebirds can stay airborne for up to 63 days – and it seems they’re able to snooze while soaring
The CRISPR technique is a new weapon against dormant herpes viruses in the body, which cause cold sores and can be implicated in blindness and cancer
One good flick of the wrist and a Frisbee is marooned on the neighbor’s roof. Save your precious energy with these slightly crappy homemade throwing discs. The post Got Cornstarch and Bacon Grease? You Can Make Your Own Homemade Frisbee appeared first on WIRED.
The Hubble Space Telescope has captured a glowing ultraviolet aurora at Jupiter, just in time for the arrival of NASA's Juno probe
We care a lot about food in our family, and though we have a small backyard, we started gardening with our daughter when she was a year old. She’s now 4, and she loves sticking seeds into dirt, watering plants, and especially eating vegetables straight from the garden. It’s an extension of letting her “help” […] The post How to Make Kids Eat Well appeared first on WIRED.
Now that Rio's anti-doping lab is suspended, Olympics organizers might have to take athletes' samples somewhere else. The post It’ll Be Really Hard to Test for Doping at the Rio Olympics appeared first on WIRED.
I have noticed an increase in the use of "Rhett" as a name. This leads to the question: When will all children be named Rhett? The post If Y’all Keep This Up, Every Baby Will Be Named Rhett by 2020 appeared first on WIRED.
Researchers chased an uncrewed Cygnus spacecraft in an aeroplane in order to watch its fiery re-entry and destruction. The view was spectacular
A small device lets researchers, farmers and amateur plant lovers listen in to electrical changes inside their plants – Penny Sarchet tried it out