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Midwinter Geoblogfest Extravaganza

Midwinter Geoblogfest Extravaganza

Need some rock-solid reading to make it through Christmas? Look no further! Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays, everyone! It’s that day when the majority of things in many countries are closed, it’s freezing cold (or blazing hot, depending on where on the planet you’re at), and festivities will eventually wind down to the…

The best tripod for iPhones and other smartphones

By Erin Lodi and Signe Brewster This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter’s independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to tripods for iPhones and other smartphones. If you’ve ever compared who has the longest arms to take a group…

The Math Reading Challenge 2020

The Math Reading Challenge 2020

I was one of those kids who always had a book at the table or on a road trip, and although I’m now too polite to read over dinner with people, I’m still an avid reader. I try to read books from a wide range of authors, genres, and time periods. For a few years now,…

After Math: Driving into a new decade

Sponsored Links kaptnali via Getty Images For the last After Math of both the year and the decade, we’re talking cars and trucks! Proposed CO2 capture system could reduce truck emissions by 90 percent The EPFL released a study this week pitching a novel method of drastically reducing the amount of CO2 heavy trucks produce:…

Rise of the Machines

Rise of the Machines

For billions of years the planet had been devoid of anything that might be considered complex life. But then the machines arrived.  At first they didn’t stay. Either scooting past the outer atmosphere without entering orbit, or careening to the surface to a thoroughly destructive end. But pretty quickly they began…