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Predicting Wildfires Could Save Lives. So Why Are We So Bad At It?

popsci.com — As average temperatures continue to rise, wildfires in the West are projected to increase 650 percent annually
As average temperatures continue to rise, wildfires in the West are projected to increase 650 percent annually popsci.com/article/scienc…
Predicting Wildfires Could Save Lives. So Why Are We So Bad At It? My latest @PopSci column. popsci.com/article/scienc…

Human Gut Has The Surface Area Of A Studio Apartment

popsci.com — Revising an old biology analogy
"Actually, the inner surface of the gastro-intestinal tract is only as large as a normal studio apartment." popsci.com/article/scienc…
RT @sophiebushwick: Okay. That's pretty gross. Via @popsci Human Gut Has The Surface Area Of A Studio Apartment po.st/fX1C7q

A Silent, Hybrid Motorcycle For The U.S. Military

popsci.com — DARPA is funding development of a super-quiet, off-road bike for troops.
Loud pipes save (the enemy's) lives? Silent motorcycle under development by U.S. military bit.ly/1fbn8pV

Starting Today, Google Maps Is A Time Machine

popsci.com — See progress (or decay) on the march, right on your computer screen.
RT @PabloWeather: Starting today, Google Maps will show you how a location has changed over time bit.ly/1k7eLuwpic.twitter.com/gDmGu0LDkq
RT @PabloWeather: Starting today, Google Maps will show you how a location has changed over time bit.ly/1k7eLuwpic.twitter.com/gDmGu0LDkq
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How To Make Powdered Booze At Home

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I just don't know about this (it also seems like an awful lot of work) How To Make Powdered Booze At Home po.st/UX3vDO via @popsci
No need to wait till powdered liquor is in stores -- you can make your own! bit.ly/1msNELspic.twitter.com/IH9rdd0rpu
How to make powdered alcohol so you can thwart the TSA, travel light, or just have powdered alcohol popsci.com/article/techno…