An open letter predicts that a massive wall of rock is about to plunge into Barry Arm Fjord in Alaska.
Already 14 billion miles from the Sun, Voyager 1 is speeding away at 38,000 mph.
We’ve come fantastically far in our understanding of the distant Universe. Here’s how we’ll go even farther. Sometime in 2021, NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope will launch, deploy, and begin science […]
What leads people to believe in "chi" attacks and "no-touch" knockouts?
Protest music is a natural feature of humanity.
Or is doubt a self-fulfilling prophecy?
Schadenfreude has always been with us.
David Bienenstock has made it his mission to keep the history of cannabis alive.
If virtue is insufficient temptation, then the internet makes sure we are never lacking.
If laziness is written into our genes, why not embrace it?
Sometimes you have to take the road less traveled.
What inspired the Mona Lisa, China's Terracotta Warriors, and more?
It’s one thing to find a galaxy that “shouldn’t exist.” It’s quite another to learn why it does. Above a certain size, spiral galaxies shouldn’t exist. A single major merger — where two […]
We knew the Chicxulub crater was massive. We just didn't know how widespread the damage actually was.
A group of 200 artists, actors, musicians and scientists have signed an open letter calling for the world’s politicians to act “firmly and immediately” on climate change in order to avoid a “global cataclysm”.
Forget about alien nonsense. The Universe as it actually is doesn’t need any embellishments to be interesting. In our Solar System, the planets, moons, asteroids, comets and other masses are […]
It may come as a surprise to some to find that anarchism comes in as many flavors as Ben 'n Jerry's.
Digitally restored vector painting of President Thomas Jefferson. Digitally restored vector painting of President Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was the third President of the United States of America, the principal […]
A theory of history says America is in the grips of a crisis called "The Fourth Turning" that will change it forever.
What qualifies someone for the top position in American government?
The new podcast is a deep dive into human nature.
In 2017, we saw gravitational waves a neutron star merger for the first and only time. And it keeps getting more interesting. On August 17, 2017, a cosmic signal arrived […]
Technology holds the promise of a better future, but our footprint on the planet threatens to undo all our dreams and progress. It’s pretty easy to look at the world […]
From what we know about the young prince and actress, how does the future look for their relationship based on psychological studies of successful marriages?
Jordan Peterson is one of the most controversial public figures in recent years. Here's a recap of some of his ideas.