YOU CAN TURN FOOD SCRAPS INTO FERTILIZER IN ALMOST ANY CONTAINER. THESE BINS USE THEIR OWN METHODS TO ENCOURAGE THE PROCESS, BUT BOTH KEEP BUGS AND STINK AT BAY.
why can't i forget how to ride a bike?
LEARNING TO PEDAL IS NO EASY FEAT.
the go-anywhere machine
the little rovers that could
MATT KEUNEKE, MARS EXPLORATION ROVER MISSION OPERATIONS MANAGER AT NASA
YOUR MUSCLES DESERVE BETTER THAN YOUR RATTY OLD WORKOUT GEAR. DECK YOURSELF OUT IN THE RIGHT DUDS AND YOU’LL UPGRADE BOTH YOUR PERFORMANCE AND YOUR STYLE.
somethings run in the family
HUGOZEBERG, RESEARCHER AT THE MAX PLANCK INSTITUTE FOR EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY
listening to trees
MARIANO MORALES, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST AT THE ARGENTINIAN INSTITUTE OF SNOW SCIENCE, GLACIOLOGY, AND ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
A HARD WORKOUT SHOULDN’T LEAVE YOU WITH LINGERING PAIN. THE RIGHT RECOVERY TOOLS WILL HELP INCREASE BLOOD FLOW AND FIGHT FATIGUE TO SOOTHE YOUR ACHES.
Behind The Cover
Butterflies may seem delicate, but they are surprisingly tough.
Tales From the Field – A cold one on mars
Kellie Gerardi, bioastronautics researcher at the International Institute for Austronautical Science
They Might Be Giants
A photographer-and-ecologist team are on a mission to document the forests’ mightiest members.
Covid-19 made face masks a crucial part of every outfit, and we’re likely to don them in the future when we feel ill. Fortunately, there’s a style for every need.
hungry hungry hippos
IN 1981, NOTORIOUS drug lord Pablo Escobar imported four hippos from Africa to his estate near Medellín, Colombia. After his death in 1993, the herd meandered into the nearby Magdalena River.
the bulb that won't burn out
TOM BRAMELL, FORMER DEPUTY FIRE CHIEF FOR LIVERMORE-PLEASANTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
WHEN A NEW YORK CITY POWER PLANT SWAPS ITS DIRTIEST GENERATORS FOR BATTERIES, THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOOD WILL BREATHE EASIER.
spacing out is good for you
A WANDERING MIND REAPS BENE- FITS YOU MIGHT NOT IMAGINE.
FOR MUCH OF THE 20TH CENTURY, cancer was an unspeakable diagnosis.
HUMANS AND EARTH ARE OFTEN AT ODDS, BUT WHEN DISASTER STRIKES, THEY CAN COMBINE THEIR POWERS TO BRING NEW LIFE TO LANDSCAPES.
Headtrip – Your brain on video chat
Dating, Catching up with family, and going to happy hour are best in person.
Life On The Line
On the Western edge of Borneo, a novel conservation-minded health-care model could provide the world with a blueprint to stop next pandemic before it starts.
The Needs Of The Few
Designing with the marginalized in mind can improve all of out lives.
Landing a Lifeline
For those whose livelihood depends on the ocean, a covid-spurred interruption in the seafood market might speed progress toward a more sustainable future—for them and for fish.
Kandy-Kolored, Streamlined, and Definitely Around The Bend
Pinewood Derby Racing and the dads who just can't get enough
Endurance athletes and the pleasure of pushing it
The Dolls THAT CHANGED The World
WHEN SCIENTISTS BRING dolls into the lab, the toys transcend their role as playthings. They can expose racism and unleash aggression.
ODDS ARE, YOU DON’T NEED A VEHICLE LIKE THE CAN-AM MAVERICK X3 X RS TURBO RR. BUT IF YOU WANT OODLES OF HORSEPOWER AND A MAMMOTH SUSPENSION, THIS SIDE-BY-SIDE HAS YOU COVERED FOR EVERY ADVENTURE.
why Disney's massive lines feel so short
GAMING ON A CONSOLE OR PHONE IS FUN AND ALL, BUT ELITE PLAYERS RELY ON MASSIVE PCS WITH PRECISION PERIPHERALS TO WIELD THEIR WEAPONS WITH JOHN WICK–LIKE AGILITY. THIS RIG IS READY TO SMITE EVERY ONLINE FOE.
Anatomy Of a Laugh
The oldest known joke dates back nearly 4,000 years, and it’s a fart gag. The fact that we’ve been crackin’ wise for so long suggests there’s something innate about the need to laugh.