Product Review: iLife V8 Smart Robotic Vacuum

With a price tag of only $250, this is a very attractive buy — probably the best if you’re shopping on a budget.

What is Pi?

If you’re not a fan of straight lines, you’ll love Pi.

New material harvests water from thin air without using energy — even in dry, arid Arizona

Not a bad trick!

Opportunity braves the worst sand storm it’s ever faced, might not make it

Come on Mars, why you gotta be like this?

Ancient volcanism shows our emissions can trigger a mass marine extinction

Ancient volcanism offers a glimpse into the future effects of climate change.

Study weighs environmental costs of producing animal proteins so you know what to buy

Now you know exactly what your purchases do.

Old fish don’t want to swim deep — but we’re fishing them all out of shallow waters

What we thought is a natural law is probably ‘just’ impending ecological breakdown.

India’s aquifers show “widespread” uranium contamination

India’s groundwater problems are getting worse and worse.

Australian skinks will literally stick their tongues out at predators — and it works!

:P

In pain after a breakup? These three strategies can help you ease the suffering, study shows

No, none of them involved getting black-out drunk.

New Horizons wakes up for its most remote target yet — Ultima Thule

Boldly waking up where nobody has gone before.

The curious case of Jupiter’s lightning, solved by the Juno craft

Lightning bolts on Jupiter are both similar and completely different from those on Earth.

Why do we stretch?

We all do it.

The Earth had continental crust much earlier than thought — potentially life, too

The Earth’s ‘young’ phase might have been much shorter than we assume.

Asheville officially issues the first city-wide vegan challenge in the US

Good luck to all Ashvillans!

There are huge differences in how animals see the world — we’re among the crisp-eyed

Enjoy the world in HD.

More bang for your cup: new algorithm determines ideal caffeine intake for the best results

Give me coffee or heads will roll.

Cell-membrane-coated nanobots successfully clear out 66% of bacteria and toxins in blood samples

Boy oh boy, am I excited for nanomedicine!

Timing chest compression to “La Macarena” might save a life during CPR

You can finally use the earworm for something good!

One genetic change 3 million years ago made our brains big — and won us the world

I’m not complaining.