Natalie has been writing professionally for about 6 years. After graduating from Ithaca College with a degree in Feature Writing, she snagged a job at PCMag.com where she had the opportunity to review all the latest consumer gadgets. Since then she has become a writer for hire, freelancing for various websites. In her spare time, you may find her riding her motorcycle, reading YA novels, hiking, or playing video games. Follow her on Twitter: @nat_schumaker
Email takes up a lot of our time and often results in little real work getting done at the end of the work day. Many enterprises are finding the less it’s used, the less time gets wasted. Productivity goes up and stress goes down.
Chefs may be able to start drafting a menu for Mars-bound astronauts. A group of Dutch scientists have found radishes, peas, rye, and tomatoes may take root in Martian soil.
Google’s DeepMind and the Future of Humanity Institute are trying to find a way for human operators to stay in control if artificial intelligence starts acting out.
The mystery surrounding Planet Nine continues. This time around researchers question its origins.
Google has announced final design plans for the first modular smartphone, the project Ara. However, Dave Hakkens, who nurtured this idea for a modular device, isn't happy with the final product.
Breakfast has been made out to be one of the most important meals of the day. It’s taboo to skip it, because of all the wonderful things researchers say this one meal can do to improve our lives. But is breakfast's pedestal deserved?
One study looked at how antibiotics affect the bacteria in our gut and how this, in turn, affects our brains.
It perpetuates a vicious cycle of physical pain and psychological anguish.
An astronaut looked out the window of the Cupola—an observation nook on the International Space Station (ISS)—and saw a crack in the glass. Imagine floating in space in a pressurized spacecraft and seeing a crack in the thing keeping you safe from the empty void outside.
During a live audio conference, NASA announced the discovery of 1,284 confirmed exoplanets as part of a new method outlined in a recent study. This method may help cut down the busywork of finding habitable planets.
Five of the Solomon Islands have vanished due to rising sea levels. The effects of climate change will be keeping cartographers busy as our borders continue to shift.
There's been a lot of talk among Republican candidates Ted Cruz and Donald Trump about completing the United States-Mexico border fence. But completing the wall has consequences outside of human politics.
Hundreds of years before climate change was a topic of discussion, monks and merchants kept records when lakes and rivers froze-over in the winter. These records show how the Industrial Revolution was a major turning point in altering the Earth's climate.
Climate Feedback has been busy correcting reporting on climate change inaccuracies within the mainstream media. Now the site is looking to expand its efforts as a watchdog for scientific reporting by asking for funding through IndieGoGo.
The asteroid that hit the now-Yucatan Peninsula allowed the dinosaurs a more memorable end, but they were already doomed says a study from the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Any forecast attempting to predict the weather beyond seven to 10 days isn't credible, say meteorologists. This hasn't stopped AccuWeather from rolling out a 90-day forecast feature.
If you're looking for the blueprint for a better tomorrow, you'll find it in Rutger Bregman's Utopia for Realists. Its premise is simple: we should adopt a universal basic income plan for all citizens, work less, and open up our borders.
Fossil fuels could be phased-out in 10 years, according to a study done by Professor Benjamin Sovacool. History shows us strong government support coupled with a shift in consumer preferences driven by incentives will help us get there faster.
What will the city of the future look like? Alphabet's Sidewalk labs plans to find out. The company will soon present plans to Alphabet CEO Larry Page for building a techno-utopia from the ground up.
You may not have heard, but agriculture is about to undergo a truly organic revolution. Indigo is one of many agriculture businesses that's researching how microbes can help increase crop yields even as our climate changes.
Where do our best ideas come from? As it turns out, science says there are a number of ways to help prime the brain for divergent thinking. If you've hit a creative roadblock, here are a few ways to get the ideas flowing.