When it comes to water scarcity, the loss of groundwater is like the silent killer: It isn’t as easy to measure or monitor as, say, a shrinking reservoir. We’ve known that many aquifers are overtaxed, but a new report shows we’re draining major aquifers faster than they’re being replenished. Not just in…
11 trillion. 11,000,000,000,000. However, you wrap your brain around it, that number is hard to fathom. But that's how many gallons of water California's three-year drought has sucked from the Earth, according to NASA.
On this dry July day, news about the drought that’s engulfed most of the western United States continues to get worse. But how do we know how extensive the current megadrought is? We actually can measure from the sky, but not in the way you think.
Watching the animation above, it's hard not to get goosebumps when the the clock hits 2012 and the whole United States goes red. That's what it looks like from space when the Earth is parched.
Researchers at Michigan State University have upgraded their autonomous swimming robo-fish named Grace—short for Gliding Robot ACE—with the ability to passively glide through the water, potentially letting it swim forever on a single charge.
Science has long known about the curious gravitational variations of the moon's surface—called mascons—as evidenced by the Doppler shift of radio signals from passing spacecraft. However, researchers are now taking an unprecedented, high-fidelity look at the moon's gravitational field thanks to a pair of washing…
In the most comprehensive analysis of its kind to date, scientists have used NASA satellites to gauge just how much of the world's ice has been lost to the oceans. Their results? Data collected over eight years of the past decade indicates that melting ice raised sea levels worldwide by an average of 1.48 millimeters.
Babies are scary. Yeah, okay, they're cute when they're not crying, and they smell nice as long as their diapers aren't full. But overall, they're squawking little beasts who grow like parasites inside women, before bursting out covered in blood.
There are plenty of electric bike designs out there, but few (possibly none) can compare to the Grace E-bike. Its CNC-aluminum frame is fitted with eurofighter and Formula One parts, and it has a top speed of 40 mph.
Finally, we can understand the new and gorgeous trailer to Pater Sparrow's 1, inspired by Stanislaw Lem's One Human Minute. Plus: Who knew there was another Bermuda Triangle? Check out the trailer to Objective.
Grace, Paul Solet's creepy film about an undead baby with a thirst for blood and a love of flies, has released another eerie trailer that's guaranteed to make you feel uncomfortable... in the best way.
The most exciting films at this year's indie movie-fest Sundance include tales of clones, soul-stealing machines, lonely astronauts and an undead Third Reich. So what did the critics think of these indie-SF beauties?
It's a good day to be an unholy creature. Be it evil born-again babies or a Shakespeare classic set to the tune of a zombie jamboree, this week is all about the undead.
It's starting to get chilly, but the ladies from Norwegian undead-Nazi fighting flick Dead Snow will keep you warm. Their Spirit cover is gorgeous, but besides blood-covered hotties find out what happens when a couples woodsy honeymoon is interrupted by cannibal cave people, and take a look at the poster for Paul…