Just put the phone down, and it’ll charge right up.
Wireless charging is conceptually easy but technically difficult. Devices that can adjust themselves to optimize charging are on the way.
The Wisconsin State Capitol.
Democracies survive if political norms and traditions are upheld. So the recent actions of GOP legislators in Wisconsin and other states to hamstring incoming Democrats put democracy at risk.
Tidak masalah, saya dapat berbicara….
Pesawat terbang adalah mesin yang sangat kompleks, penuh dengan elektronik dan sistem kritis yang diperlukan untuk melakukan keajaiban modern yaitu terbang.
The largest public housing complex in the country, Queensbridge Houses, is located near the spot where Amazon plans to put a new headquarters.
AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
When large companies move into an area, the result is often gentrification. When this happens, the economic and social costs for displaced residents is typically high.
Social media is one avenue for proclaiming generosity.
Some people are more inclined to give when they know their friends will find out.
No problem, I can talk….
Phones' functions go far beyond making calls these days. Here's the basics on why you can use some features and not others – and why planes may someday soon be filled with passengers yakking on phones.
Trash or treasure?
The internet makes it easier for discarded stuff to land in someone else's home instead of the dump.
It doesn’t matter what exercise you choose, just move.
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The new Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans have just been released, and here is the bottom line: Just move. Bike, walk, run or lift weights. It all counts toward your weekly exercise quota.
Has marijuana legalization reached a tipping point?
AP Photo/David Dermer, File
Two-thirds of all US states now have some kind of legal pot, and support for legalization has never been higher. But ballot initiatives can only take legalization so far, researchers say.
Prayers outside the Tree of Life synagogue.
A national survey of over 1,300 congregations found that religious leaders struggle to balance security concerns with carrying out a mission to be open to the communities they serve.
Utah residents show support for a ballot initiative that would legalize medical marijuana in the state.
AP Photo/Rick Bowmer
Midterm voters in Utah, Missouri, Michigan and North Dakota will decide whether to join the 31 US states that have some form of legal marijuana. But ballot initiatives can only take pot so far.
A conservator works with a portion of the Dead Sea Scrolls containing Psalm 145 at The Franklin Institute, in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
Five of the Dead Sea Scrolls at the Museum of Bible were found to be forged. The scrolls are considered priceless. Here's why.
A horse-drawn fire vehicle turns the corner at the intersection of West 43rd Street and Broadway in New York City about a century ago.
Library of Congress
When nations resist compelling reasons to shift from one form of energy to another they can fall behind for an entire generation or more.
American-made F-15 warplanes fly over Riyadh.
AP Photo/Hassan Ammar
Trump claimed that 'we would be punishing ourselves' by using US arms sales to Saudi Arabia as a bargaining chip over the disappearance of Khashoggi. A look at the arms trade shows why he's wrong.
Volunteers prepare to take flow measurements on Muddy Creek.
Centre County Pennsylvania Senior Environmental Corps
When people form local networks to take care of resources such as drinking water, they strengthen their communities. Technology can support these efforts and promote learning and innovation.
The quiet consumption of news can sustain a polarized political environment.
In Kenneth Burke's 'The War of Words,' the late rhetorical theorist picks apart the little ways news articles can subtly influence readers – and harden divisions.
What ethical issues should you consider when watching football?
Football plays an important role in American culture. Experts point out some ethical questions you might consider asking this season.
South Sudanese children playing football in the capital Juba.
Today in South Sudan's political climate, footballing success may wield more symbolic importance than anything else.
Fossa (Cryptoprocta ferox) at the Houston Zoo.
The fossa, Madagascar's largest predator, is a cat-like carnivore that eats everything from insects to lemurs. Because they are rare and elusive, scientists know very little about them, including how many there are.
President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
Young people of color are disproportionately affected by the lifelong consequences of having a criminal record.