Tag: science

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

Who’s to blame for the neurotoxin poisoning the Pacific?

The crabbing industry in California is under siege: from toxic algae, climate change, and, some argue, Big Oil. We spent a day on a fishing boat to find out what’s really threatening commercial crabbing, and what can be done about it. http://bit.ly/2Fn7MQq Further reading: InsideClimate News: http://bit.ly/2CrJ1Rn Los Angeles Times: http://bit.ly/2TK6MP2 Supran, G., & Oreskes,…

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

How astronauts train for a worst-case spacewalk

Underwater space stations, Mars rover simulators, and space walk VR: NASA has built quite the futuristic playground to help its astronauts prepare for missions. Loren Grush visits NASA’s simulations lab and tries some scary space scenarios out for herself. This is an episode of The Verge’s original series Space Craft, and we thought you’d like…

We tested NYC water for lead contamination

We tested NYC water for lead contamination

Lead contamination got a lot of national attention because of the crisis in Flint, Michigan. But today, lead pipes are still tainting tap water across America. In this episode of “Trial & Error,” we explore how lead enters the water supply, how to test for it, and find out whether our own homes are at…

Centrine's Shoes from Debra Verge – With Love From Canada

Centrine's Shoes from Debra Verge – With Love From Canada

Debra Verge is engaging women in her area with helps for Kenyan girls and people hurting with jiggers. Thank you so much, Debra! Your gift to Centrine is so thoughtful and was so well received. Much, much thanks for the kindness. Pimple Popper Tools: https://amzn.to/2EghulT Thinergy (Weight Loss): https://amzn.to/2EgXCiI RESTMORE (Sleep): https://amzn.to/2EkyjvQ 😀 RESTMORE for…

Moon exploration is coming back in a big way

Moon exploration is coming back in a big way

You might think of old Apollo missions as the heyday of moon exploration, but that may soon change. After years of relative quiet in lunar missions, many governments have their sights set on some exciting new science on Earth’s satellite. But this time, they’ll be joined by newcomers: private companies who see a fortune to…

Addicted to Bitcoin: The Cryptocurrency Rehab Center

Addicted to Bitcoin: The Cryptocurrency Rehab Center

Ever since the bitcoin boom of late 2017, bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Ripple, and even DogeCoin have made their way into the mainstream. But for some predisposed to addiction, the volatility of trading cryptocurrency can sometimes become a dangerous obsession. In this episode of Transmissions, Motherboard goes to Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland,…

The Verge Plays the… Victim?

The Verge Plays the… Victim?

In light of recent events, The Verge’s editor-in-chief, Nilay Patel, felt inclined to post up an article that, in my eyes, only did them more harm than good. A link to our original Verge response video: https://youtu.be/jciJ39djxC4 —Our Studio Gear on Amazon— Sony Alpha A7S II (Primary): http://geni.us/nGAGx 1000W Studio Softbox Light Kits: http://geni.us/2rpHj Audio-Technica…