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December 19, 2014

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3:45 PM | Taste-Testing 3-D-Printed Candies
Print your candy and eat it too…

December 18, 2014

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5:00 PM | Medical Inhalers To Track Where You Are When You Puff
Tracking miles run and calories eaten was just the beginning. An inhaler made by Propeller Health, used for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, records the…

December 17, 2014

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12:28 AM | Forecast For 2015: Western States Face Enduring Water Crisis
New data will reveal the actual scale of groundwater resources…
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12:25 AM | What To Expect In 2015: Vital Ebola Drugs Reach West Africa
In December 2013, a toddler in Guinea developed a fever and began vomiting. A few days later, he was dead. His sister, mother, and grandmother soon fell ill and died too.

December 16, 2014

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3:00 PM | What Happens When We Stuff Ourselves At Holiday Time?
On a Sunday that’s usually a week or two after “Western” Easter, my parents set up an electric spit to roast a whole lamb in their suburban Massachusetts backyard. We welcome…

December 12, 2014

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10:24 PM | Fish Hide From Predators By Smelling Like Coral
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10:12 PM | Secretive D.O.D. Drone Dodges Defenses At Hypersonic Speed
On August 25, an explosion tore through the southern Alaskan sky. The blast shook the remote island that houses the Kodiak Launch Complex, where the U.S. Department of…

December 11, 2014

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5:40 PM | Is There A Scientifically Valid Way To Interrogate People?
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2:30 PM | Real Swordsmen Weigh In On Star Wars's Weird Triple Lightsaber
The new trailer for "Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens" excited fans worldwide, but also unexpectedly raised controversy with its depiction of a menacing new red…

December 10, 2014

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2:30 PM | Infographic: Which Elements Are Found In The Earth, Sun, Sea, And You
Quick, what elements make up the sea? This new animation makes it easy to answer.

December 05, 2014

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7:56 AM | Semantics
Presented without comment. Except for that one.

December 04, 2014

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8:18 PM | "The S.S. United States: America's New Superliner"
This month the waters of the Atlantic Ocean will feel for the first time the smooth rush of something very special in the way of superliners. The S.S. United States will be…

November 29, 2014

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1:57 PM | Cocktail Calculus Chart: The Inner Workings Of Recipes
Liquid Intelligence, a new book by (friend of Popular Science) Dave Arnold. The book is a canonical manual to a better way of understanding and making cocktails. "Think like…

November 27, 2014

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2:09 PM | How To Celebrate Thanksgiving On The International Space Station
Hurtling around the Earth at nearly five miles per second, some 205 miles above where you might be sitting right now, crewmembers aboard the International Space Station…

November 25, 2014

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9:41 PM | 45 Gifts To Buy For Your Favorite Popular Science Editor In 2014
We like to geek out over all kinds of things here at Popular Science. From retro-cool, to cutting-edge, to future-tech there's nothing like a good gizmo to get our gears…
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