Mars has water on its surface, and it’s in liquid form at least some of the time.
NASA on Monday announced the results of a new study showing that salty liquid water flows seasonally on Mars, giving the red planet one of the essential ingredients for life.
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Tourists of the 19th century had Ferris Wheels to freak themselves out. The 20th century had bungee jumping and skydiving. Today, cities in the US, China, and Canada are building permanent glass “skywalks,” the longest of which—a 984-foot monster—just opened in Hunan province, China.
Continue reading The Longest Glass Bridge on Earth Caters to Tourists Who Like Being Scared Silly
A major partnership with Google putting free Wi-Fi in 400 train stations wasn’t the only major network news coming from India today. The Indian government also announced on Monday that it will pair with Microsoft to bring low-cost broadband connectivity to half a million villages throughout the subcontinent. That should help at least some of the estimated 4 million people that go without internet connectivity every year.
Continue reading Microsoft will deliver low-cost broadband to 500,000 rural Indian villages
Yes, we know: you don’t always like visiting us.
And by “us,” I mean “your dentists” — the people who make sure your smile is healthy and big and sparkly.
Continue reading 5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cavities
U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin sharply disagreed Monday over the chaos in Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake to abandon the current government.
Continue reading Obama And Putin Share Icy Exchange During First Formal Meeting In Two Years
To Gabriel Zucman, protégé of rock star French economist Thomas Piketty, the United States is starting to look a lot like Europe in the late 1800s.
Continue reading 8% Of Global Wealth In Tax Havens