Jon Kelvey
Jon Kelvey

Jon Kelvey is a writer and journalist based in central Maryland. Follow him on Twitter.

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Dec. 22 2017 2:40 PMWhat’s in a Twist?A strangely satisfying video of citrus zest squeezed up close.
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Dec. 6 2017 1:48 PMWater Your Christmas TreeHere’s what can happen in a fire if you don’t.
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Oct. 25 2017 2:27 PMZoo Creatures Eating PumpkinsThe best animal videos of the year.
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Aug. 22 2017 8:13 AMHow Astrophysicists Come Up With Their Drawings of Alien WorldsThe surreal visions of "visualization scientists."
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Aug. 8 2017 8:48 PMVery Precise Birders Teach Us How to Mimic Bird CallsSay “quick three beers!” three times fast.
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July 6 2017 10:30 AMThe Penguinologist's LifeHow a fake job title spurred a public rally to help imperiled penguins.
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June 27 2017 10:12 AMA Premature Baby Hippo Meets Underwater DiversShe’s skeptical.
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May 24 2017 7:04 AM50 Million Years of Whale Evolution in 1 MinuteAn eye-popping animation.
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May 17 2017 6:57 AMGamer Mice Try to Figure Out a Virtual MazeAnd give researchers clues about how they form memories.
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May 6 2017 8:24 AMA Self-Driving Scooter Negotiates Human TrafficThe technology goes far beyond cars.
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March 28 2017 2:57 PMThe Robot TamerA woman’s relationship with a charming automated arm offers a happier view of our future with machines.
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March 7 2017 12:07 PMWatch the First-Ever Underwater Footage of an Elusive WhaleThe True’s beaked whale on camera.
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Feb. 1 2017 6:43 AMA Cockatoo and Its SnackA highly motivated bird makes a remarkable custom tool to get at elusive food.
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Dec. 23 2016 8:11 AMA Hypnotic Collision of CloudsJust like online bickering between strangers.
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Nov. 30 2016 1:40 PMChasing Pygmy Rabbits in the DesertThe wildlife of America’s largest ecosystem may hold the key to its survival.
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Dec. 14 2017 10:43 AMThe Spacewalker’s ViewFrom a GoPro far above Earth.
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Oct. 31 2017 10:56 AMThe Wax FilesThe art of recovering lost indigenous voices, preserved in wax for 100 years.
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Sept. 14 2017 2:26 PMJennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry Guide Us Through Windows 95The charming tutorial shows tech companies used to fear us.
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Aug. 16 2017 2:39 PMChasing the EclipseNASA jets will follow the moon’s shadow across three states to study the sun.
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Aug. 8 2017 5:38 AMHow to (Safely) View a Total Solar EclipseThis month’s event is the first viewable from the continental United States since 1979.
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June 28 2017 9:06 AMThe Chemistry of CatnipIncluding nature's more sinister uses for your feline's favorite drug.
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June 1 2017 6:05 AMWatch a “Parasitic Robot” Train a Sea Turtle to Do As It SaysNothing ominous about this.
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May 18 2017 1:16 PMWhy Do Your Shoelaces Come Untied When You Run?A study in slow motion.
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May 12 2017 6:52 AMTake the Johns Hopkins Memory TestHow does motion affect memory?
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April 3 2017 12:07 PMTen Years of Incredible Activity on the SunAs seen by two orbiting NASA telescopes.
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March 20 2017 12:52 PMGoing for a Spacewalk at 17,150 Miles Per HourFootage from a very fast ride over Earth.
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Feb. 21 2017 7:02 AMHow Honey Bee Hives Changed the InternetThis is the kind of federally funded breakthrough imperiled under the Trump administration.
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Dec. 29 2016 6:59 AMWatch Paralyzed Monkeys Walk AgainWireless brain implants bypassed the injuries in their spines.
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Dec. 19 2016 12:21 PMThe Nerdiest Mannequin Challenge PossibleThank you Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
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Nov. 21 2016 10:52 AMThe Supermoon Rises Over the CosmodromeA historic moon over a historic spaceport.

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