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What Robots Can Learn From Lizards About Walking on Sand

Anna Green

Researchers at Georgia Tech are trying to develop better robots by studying lizards.

Potentially Booby-Trapped Compound Sells at Auction

Kirstin Fawcett

The New Hampshire property once belonged to Ed and Elaine Brown, who became infamous in 2007 after waging a lengthy standoff against law enforcement agents.

Paralyzed Man Mentally Controls His Arms With Surgical Implants

Michele Debczak

The project is a huge step towards helping people with paralysis regain mobility.

3 Celestial Events You Don't Want to Miss

Julie Winterbottom the mag

Be sure to look up this autumn—the cosmos are putting on a show.

See All 46 Billion Pixels of this Record-Breaking Milky Way Photo

Caitlin Schneider

It's the largest astronomical photo ever.

Study Suggests That Life on Earth Began 300 Million Years Earlier Than We Thought

Andrew LaSane

Carbons that pre-date rock records were found in ancient minerals in Australia.

Technology Can Put Someone Else’s Expressions on Your Face

Shaunacy Ferro

Hey, wipe your smile off my face!

Take a Peek at the World's First Underground Park

Kirstin Fawcett

A preview of New York City's proposed Lowline park opened to the public last Saturday.

22 Things You Should Know About Indianapolis

Megan Thielking

It's home to sliced bread and the largest single-day sporting event in the world.

Keyboard Modification Mimics Your Handwriting as You Type

Anna Green

The Lazy Pen captures the style and quirks of the person using it.

Most Earth-Like Planets Haven’t Been Created Yet, Study Says

Michele Debczak

Compared to the rest of the universe, Earth is an early bloomer.

Electric Eels Use Their High-Voltage Shocks to Locate Prey

Michele Debczak

Eels: As awesome as they are terrifying.

Having Trouble Sleeping? Some Researchers Suggest Staying Awake

Anna Green

Sleep restriction therapy may sound counterintuitive, but it can actually help alleviate chronic insomnia.

10 Aquatic Facts About 'Creature From the Black Lagoon'

Mark Mancini

Its 1955 sequel was Clint Eastwood’s first movie.

Scientists Witness Planetary Destruction by Real Death Star

Andrew LaSane

The white dwarf star is believed to be destroying its own solar system.