The biggest trend among smartphones in 2017 was extra-wide 18:9 aspect ratio displays. Samsung and LG got things started back in the spring, and even Apple hopped on the trend earlier this fall with the iPhone X. But if you’re looking for budget handsets with one of those super-tall screens, the best you can do right…
In what feels like rare good news from Washington, on Sunday night Congress struck a deal to boost funding to the National Institutes of Health by $2 billion over the next five months, effectively rejecting President Trump’s plan to slash the agency’s budget for the current fiscal year.
While the Trump Administration’s plan for massive cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency has caused a veritable national panic, much less discussed has been the proposal to slash the budget of the National Institutes of Health.
As expected, President Trump’s proposed budget is a nightmare for science, the environment, and parts of the technology industry. Welcome to the future, where our long national nightmare may not even have the funds to keep chugging along.
Both the Senate and the House have approved a bill that will send $19.508 billion to NASA and sets some very ambitious directives. All that’s standing between the space agency and getting to work is a presidential sign off.
Hey America, do you ever think to yourself, “Boy, I sure do wish we spent less money protecting the environment and more on guns and bombs and stuff.” You don’t? Well, Donald Trump does, and he’s got a plan to make it happen. It’s going to cost us, though.
President Obama delivered a budget to Congress today. In the history of US policy, there has never been a more ambitious science-focused document to originate from the White House. This is Obama’s moonshot for Earth.
Everyone wants a truck, van or jeep for off-road adventures. But us city types can’t afford to own one, or drive one every day. Don’t worry, the crappy car your mom bought you in college will do just fine—you’ll just have to use a little redneck ingenuity.
Our public lands — including National Forests, wildlife refuges and wilderness areas — are arguably our greatest treasure. Well, almost every Republican Senator just voted to sell them to the highest bidder. This is what you can do about it.
Astronaut Daniel T. Barry thinks NASA's mission to Mars is humanity's most important endeavor yet, for reasons including the birth of Captain Kirk. We talked to him about what it's like to explore the Final Frontier.
On a budget but still want to be comfortable and safe on your outdoors adventures? Here's a guide to what you need to spend money on, what you don't and how to find effective clothing, tools, boots, bags and whatnot on a budget.
Footprints help extend the life of your tent by protecting its floor. But, they're inexplicably expensive. You can slash that price by half or more if your make your own from Tyvek. Here's how.
Camping is cheap, but get serious, and the camping gear is not. It's actually totally possible to stay warm, dry and comfortable in the outdoors for virtually no money, you'll just have to sacrifice some weight and convenience. Here's how.
Maybe you're still mourning Brazil's catastrophic loss to Germany, but the rest of the world has moved on—to discussing the impact of the next series, which will take place in 11 Russian cities in 2018. And according to their reports, it's going to be very, very expensive. Like $11,500 per seat expensive.
Despite military downsizing, the White House has previously shielded science research at the Department of Defense from budget cuts. But this year, the administration requested a 6.9% reduction. That has universities worried since they receive 10% of their federal research funding from the Pentagon.
The down-side of the robotic explorers that keep working far longer than anticipated is that they also make demands on the budget for longer than anticipated. While Mars Opportunity and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter still function, they aren't in the 2014 budget.
With the successful launch of the Global Precipitation Measurement satellite in February, we're one step closer to a tasty new data stream on rain and snow around the world.
Cheap smartphones—we mean really cheap, off-contract smartphones—are terrible. They're tormented by horrid, pixilated screens, they're slower than your grandma, and they feel like they're held together by Scotch tape. The $180 (off-contract!) Moto G is none of those things. It definitely has significant shortcomings,…
If you just got out of college and have started a new job, you must read this guide on how to create your first budget in the real world. It will save you a lot of angst and headaches down the line.
Let's speak about this one more time because, now that the new Federal budget is coming up, we need to. The government should, must, dedicate a lot more money to NASA. And there's no way around it.