Mark D. Kaufman
at 10:50 AM Jan 27 2017
Science // 

Park rangers often explain the natural world to people—sometimes around campfires, and sometimes on Twitter. I know because I was one.

Sara Chodosh
at 10:13 AM Jan 11 2017
Science // 

Everyone poops, but not everyone farts. Or at least, not every thing farts. You probably didn't know that soft-shell clams do not fart (though they do puke), but that hedgehogs do. Thanks to the science-side of Twitter, all of this knowledge is now at your fingertips.

Jason Lederman
at 10:34 AM Jan 10 2017
Mobile // 

10 years ago on 10 January 2007, Steve Jobs dazzled the world with the very first iPhone. Despite the fact that the presentation could have gone very wrong, it went off without a hitch. How did the world react to that historic day? Let's take a look back in time, when tweets looked like old-school Facebook statuses and Apple keynotes went online as Quicktime presentations:

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 11:53 AM Aug 23 2016

Old generals don't fade away — they just get Twitter accounts. Brigadier Chuck Yeager is best known as the first person to break the sound barrier in level flight, when he flew the bright orange Bell X-1 into the history books.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 09:49 AM Aug 11 2016
Science // 

Yesterday, Star Trek: Discovery showrunner Bryan Fuller dropped another tantalizing hint about the new series on Twitter. He tweeted out a picture of what looked like antennae sticking out from a cast member's head, noting that it was taken during a makeup test for the show.

Thom Leavy
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Science // 

A flurry of details about the third season of Black Mirror have emerged since the show's Twitter account bluntly posted "86 days." We knew it was going from British television to Netflix, expanding into a 12-episode season, and coming out a minute after midnight, Pacific time. Now we know that the dozen episodes will be split into two releases: half on October 21, and the other six coming out "some time next year," according to Vulture.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 11:40 AM Jun 17 2016
Space // 

We're going to have to wait a few more days for another experimental rocket launch. Today on Twitter, Jeff Bezos announced that Friday's anticipated re-launch of Blue Origin's New Shepard rocket would be postponed until Sunday.

 
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