An enormous amount of Nike Air Huarache colorways have released over the past year, but there’s still excitement every time a good one is set to come out. The latest rendition of this sneaker to get previewed is reminiscent of the infamous Nike Mag and has an icy sole on a grey-and-blue upper.
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Dr. Chanda Prescod-Weinstein is a 32-year-old theoretical astrophysicist. Her academic home is arguably the nation’s most elite physics department, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
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Don’t worry, there is nothing unnatural about that strange arcs of light you’ll sometimes see in the sky. Ice halos are a very natural atmospheric phenomenon, created when ice crystals suspended in the sky reflect and refract sunlight. But they truly are an impressive sight.
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We used to think that technology was about devices. We were wrong. Those feeble plastic and glass exoskeletons are nowhere near as important as the batteries that power them. Which is why the race to a better battery is fueled by insane hype—threaded with genuine innovation.
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We know ants form large colonies. In 2002, we realized one specific kind of ant formed supercolonies. And then, in 2010, we learned that they had formed a global colony— and that, without even know it, we had helped them do it.
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Bronx Community College was proud of Kalief Browder.
At the end of the 2014-15 school year, the 22-year-old had an impressive 3.55 grade point average. He led study groups. He tutored other students. And on June 5 — just one day before Browder died by suicide in his mother’s Bronx home — he volunteered at a graduation rehearsal for other students.
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In the grand ranking of remote-controlled vehicles, the only thing better than a remote controlled plane is a remote-controlled boat. At least, that’s what I used to think. After playing with Parrot’s new generation of Minidrones, I realize that a remote controlled hydrofoil is the true champion of RC anything.
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