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Enormous dinosaur poops show that even herbivores ate shellfish

Enormous dinosaur poops show that even herbivores ate shellfish

Everyone cheats on their diets—dinosaurs were no exception. What large vegetarian ornithischian could resist the sweet crunch of crustacean shells embedded in dense,...
These jellyfish don’t have brains, but still somehow seem to sleep

These jellyfish don’t have brains, but still somehow seem to sleep

Ask a college student, infant, or anyone over the age of 23 if they like sleep, and they will likely tell you: sleep...
Earthquakes are even harder to predict than we thought

Earthquakes are even harder to predict than we thought

A siren blares in the distance just before the ground under your feet starts rocking, jolting you into action. You drop, cover, and...
Be productive while sleeping | Traveling faster than light

Be productive while sleeping | Traveling faster than light

Want to know if your idea could become reality? Tweet @PopSci, email letters@popsci.com, or tell us on Facebook. It would be the ultimate life...
Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth

Fake diamonds helped scientists find the hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth

About 36 million years ago, an asteroid slammed into Canada and created a fake diamond, which over the millennia degraded and transformed into...
Hurricane Maria proves how difficult it is to predict a storm’s devastation

Hurricane Maria proves how difficult it is to predict a storm’s devastation

The second scale-topping hurricane to make landfall in the past two weeks will tear through Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands on Wednesday,...
Your DNA probably didn’t make you do it

Your DNA probably didn’t make you do it

In March, an episode of Law & Order SVU dove into murky scientific waters when it introduced a character claiming to have a...
How to pack for summer in Antarctica

How to pack for summer in Antarctica

During Antarctica’s warm(er) season, the sun shines constantly. Without darkness to divide night from day, researchers find ways to cope. After 21 field...
Look at the stars, look back in time

Look at the stars, look back in time

When we look at stars in the night sky, we’re actually looking back in time. Since it takes a while for light to...
How time seems to stop

How time seems to stop

Not every second is made the same—at least as far as our noggins are concerned. Quickly glance at an analog clock. You might find...
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For homebrewers, a dedicated brew room all kinds of solves problems

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Another powerful aftershock jolts Mexico with 6.1 magnitude

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