Tag Archives: nature

Spotify family plan crackdown threatens account sharing [Updated]

Spotify may crack down on friends sharing subscriptions to its more cost-effective family plan, demanding GPS location data from some of its users. The streaming music provider has offered a family plan since 2014, making it more competitive in mid-2016 by allowing up to six people to share a premium subscription for $14.99 per month. That’s far cheaper than it … Continue reading

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Apple’s latest show acquisitions include an elephant documentary

Apple's future streaming video service will have more to offer than a wave of dramas and comedies. The tech giant has bought rights to both the nature documentary The Elephant Queen as well as the animated movie Wolfwalkers

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ALMA snaps most detailed view of monster starburst galaxy ever

Scientists have captured a new image of a monster galaxy that is 12.4 billion light-years away from our own galaxy. The image is the most detailed ever taken of this galaxy and was captured with the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA).

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5 Fall Trends That Aren’t Worth Your Money

It's fact: Trends are cyclical. And because of their nature to return time and again, there are also seasons when certain silhouettes, colors, patterns, etc.

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Fortnite Android performance issues addressed by Epic

Fortnite‘s Android launch has been a little bit messy thus far.

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Flashy and fiercely armored, new dinosaur shakes up old theories

When your fellow dinosaurs have big teeth and even bigger appetites, what’s a herbivore to do but develop some seriously impressive natural armor.

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This floating AI robot is headed to the ISS: 5 things to know

A SpaceX Dragon capsule is carrying a new cache of items to the International Space Station, among them being a small spherical robot named CIMON. Designed as a companion for researchers located on the ISS, CIMON will float around the space station as a “cyber colleague” that uses artificial intelligence to assistant astronauts. Not familiar with the robot

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Snapchat Lenses bring coral reefs to your neighborhood

How do you make nature exciting to a generation growing up with Snapchat and Instagram? The California Academy of Sciences has an idea: bring the nature to the apps that generation is using

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World’s oldest rain forest frogs stuck in amber

This week a report showed off the newest “world’s oldest” rain forest frogs.

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Pluto’s frozen methane dunes show dwarf planet can still surprise

Pluto probably wouldn’t be your first choice for a beach holiday, but even if you could get to the distant dwarf planet, recent findings of the New Horizons probe suggest the sand might not be what you’d expect. With a surface temperature of around -230 degrees Celsius, the individual grains may look like Earth sand, but they’re made of something … Continue reading

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