A thief left her phone at the scene. The victim took over her social media, sparking a wild internet-sleuthing saga
What started as a viral case of public shaming has morphed into a dark story involving internet sleuths, a criminal network, and the suspicious death of a 62-year-old man in St. Louis.
Science was never the same after meeting ‘the particle who lived.’ Back in the early 1930s, there were only a few known fundamental particles that made up the Universe. If you […]
And Dr. Jill Tarter never once lost her composure. One of the most fascinating questions in all of science is: “are we alone?” Since our distant ancestors first gazed at […]
The Universal Basic Income (UBI) movement has a major problem: nobody really knows how much it would cost to implement it.
We mistakenly think a lack of productivity means employees just don't care.
It’s the technique, from the Event Horizon Telescope, that brought us a black hole’s image. Here’s how it works. The Event Horizon Telescope has accomplished what no other telescope or telescope […]
What are the plans, and are they enough?
The Glen McLaughlin Collection brings together more than 700 historical examples of 'California as an island'.
Creationists believe that every aspect of reality was planned. Conspiracy theorists think that major socio-political events were planned. We now know why there is an overlap between the two groups.
Think you detect some grade-A baloney? Here's how you can tell for sure.
The American public is split on whether to provide a “safety net” to workers displaced by advancements in artificial intelligence.
International enrollment and applications to American grad schools are plummeting. This is the opposite of what makes America great. Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, America emerged at the […]
Black holes in these environments could combine repeatedly to form objects bigger than anything a single star could produce.
There are many famous schools of thought that you have probably heard of, but did you hear the truth or just get a caricature of the idea?
And what do we still have left to learn? The original idea of a black hole goes all the way back to 1783, when Cambridge scientist John Michell recognized that a […]
How much money does it take to be happy? How much is too much? These philosophers have a lot to say about money and how it relates to the good life.
The truth is out there. But it may be subjective.