Nick Bilton

Nov. 15, 2013

‘Hatching Twitter’: A Tale of Booze and Backstabbing

New York Times columnist Nick Bilton's new book reveals the social network's dark side.

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Dec. 16, 2011

Exploring The Science Of Flying, From Your Window Seat

A new book looks at the technology and science of airline travel from your window seat.

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How Humpbacks Hunt With Bubbles

Humpback whales blow bubbles around schools of fish to concentrate them for easier capture. It's called a bubble net, says David Wiley, research coordinator for Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, and it's visible as a ring of bubbles at the surface. Now, with underwater digital tracking tags and custom visualization software, whale researchers can see what the whales are doing underwater when they're bubble-netting.

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