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Pushing Past Discovery

Now that toxic pollution is common knowledge, is it possible to write a modern Silent Spring? What could be equally momentous for an environmental writer help us discover? Oddly enough, it may be our … Continue reading

June 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

What you looking at?

Long before DC’s beloved snowy owl got hit by a bus, one resident said she saw calamity coming. Was she just a pessimist? Or do we know enough about owls … Continue reading

February 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No, it’s a robotic cheetah and it’s running really fast.

Google buys another robotics company, taking stock in those that run, climb and jump in eerily life-like ways. Welcome to the uncanny valley. And plenty of YouTube videos. by Kelly … Continue reading

December 20, 2013 · 1 Comment