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blockchain

How to Understand Blockchains With Scrabble

This modified game of Scrabble called Scrabits is fast, chaotic, and educational.
Farnia Fekri
7.20.18
environment

Doug Ford, Canada’s Version of Trump, Is Waging His Own War on the Environment

Doug Ford is already cutting the GreenON fund, and said that the cap-and-trade program will be his first priority as premier of Ontario.
Farnia Fekri
6.22.18
humans of the year

Carrie Goldberg Is Fighting Revenge Porn One Court Case at a Time

“I am one of my clients.”
Farnia Fekri
4.30.17
humans of the year

Kendra Kuhl Is Building a Device That Turns Pollution Into Products

The CTO of Opus 12 has been trying to help the environment since she was a grad student.
Farnia Fekri
4.28.17
humans of the year

Startup Founder Thuy Truong’s Latest Venture Is Giving People the Will to Fight Cancer

After several of her promising business ventures ended, the 32-year-old received a shocking diagnosis. Now she’s using her experiences to help others.
Farnia Fekri
4.21.17
the motion of the ocean

Scientists Recreated the Elusive Rogue Wave in a Lab

Do wind patterns have anything to do with these destructive deep-ocean monsters?
Farnia Fekri
4.9.17
FEAR OF FLYING

Climate Change Will Make Airplane Turbulence Much Worse

As CO2 emissions increase, flights will be bumpier too.
Farnia Fekri
4.6.17
humans of the year

Physicist Mary Gaillard Has Spent Over Three Decades Fighting For Women in Science

She was Berkeley's first tenured female physics professor, and she's still fighting for equality.
Farnia Fekri
4.5.17
information bubbles

Liberals and Conservatives Are Reading Totally Different Science Books

In a new study, researchers were hoping science would be a bridge. That didn’t happen.
Farnia Fekri
4.3.17
SURVEILLANCE

This Map Will Show If Your Web Traffic Passes Through an NSA Listening Post

IXmaps wants to “make visible the secret, dangerous, often illegal forms of surveillance that are increasingly becoming part of everyday life.”
Farnia Fekri
3.28.17
Keystone XL

Keystone XL Is Back From the Dead, And Environmentalists Are Ready to Fight

The Trump administration has issued a presidential permit for construction to begin.
Farnia Fekri
3.24.17
clean energy

The Quest to Turn the Arctic Into a Clean Energy Outpost Has Begun

"A lot of the remote communities are dependent on diesel."
Farnia Fekri
3.23.17
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