Medicine & TechnologyThe Chinese government announced its plan to develop a natural barrier against sandstorms as the northwestern part of the country was engulfed by a massive sandstorm that can only be imagined in movies.
Something weird is at work on the cold, dark plains of Pluto, where hundreds of regularly spaced ridges look a bit like an alien thumbprint pressed into extraterrestrial ice. Today, though, researchers report in the journal Science that the strange landscape is actually a dune field crafted from methane "sand."
Leave it to Disney to create something both cute and kitschy that everyone wants to have—but not necessarily something that anyone would ever need. Their newest venture named “BeachBot” is perhaps the cutest turtle robot you’ve ever seen, and he’s likely the most artistic too.