Science Saturday

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If you weren’t already afraid of scorpions, then you probably don’t want to hear that their exoskeleton sort of acts like one big eye.

Popular Science takes us on a tour inside Space Shuttle Atlantis.

Twenty-five bucks will soon get you a bare-bones computer capable of playing back H.264 video at 1080p.

The first fast-charging station for e-cars went live in Washington state.

Farhad Manjoo says 2011 was a horrible year for tech, and I have to admit I see validity in his argument. I don’t experience it myself because I’m pretty much a single-platform person, but if you’re like Manjoo I imagine it could get frustrating.

11 people in tech who died this year and weren’t named Steve Jobs.


Brian Spears's first collection of poetry, A Witness in Exile, is now available through Louisiana Literature Press, and at his personal website. He is Senior Poetry Editor at The Rumpus. More from this author →