Israel’s Silicon Valley

Israel’s Silicon Valley

The biggest tech sector you’ve never heard of

My trip to Israel in May was my first visit to one of the most disputed stretches of land on the planet. While I couldn’t wait to visit the ancient sites that make it such a popular tourist destination, I quickly saw how this tiny country is more than just a compendium of its ancient parts More…

environment

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

Atop a volcano, a rare plant meets its match

The National Park Service shows growing concern for climate impacts on Hawaii’s silverswords

Soul cyclist Aaron Naparstek fights for the streets you’d want to live on

Bike activists are shaping urban design in the Big Apple

environment

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

SNAPSHOT: Conserving the sea stallion

A citizen science initiative is trying to collect more information about seahorses from around the world

SNAPSHOT: The secret behind a giraffe’s spindly legs

Special structures in the bones of giraffes’ feet help to keep them upright

environment

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Dented cans — no deal or no problem?

Botulism contamination is a horrifying possibility, but the risk may be nothing to fuss over

Long John Silver’s invites you to the seafood revolution

Their “Think Fish” campaign aims to refresh an outdated, unhealthy model — but can it be saved?

environment

The Science Oven

The Science Oven

How a microwave cooks your food

SNAPSHOT: A succession of solar flares

Researchers monitor the sun to capture bright beautiful images