Deniers will never stop misleading others. Here’s the truth. Every so often, advocates of a fringe theory — one that doesn’t fit the evidence as well as the mainstream theory — do what they can […]
Turning the office into a place of artistry.
Only one dark matter detection experiment ever gave a positive result, in conflict with all the others. This could be why. For multiple generations now, it’s been apparent to astronomers that […]
Learn where your ancestors are from, the breed of your rescue dog, and if your home is safe with these easy at-home kits.
Her plan to abolish most student debt has been put before Congress. But does it have any chance of passing?
With 5,000 square degrees of data, the Dark Energy Survey has something important to say. For as long as humans have been studying the Universe, we’ve yearned to know the answers […]
An information war is being waged.
When you hear ‘quantum,’ you probably think of splitting everything into discrete, indivisible chunks. That’s not necessarily right. If you want to learn what the Universe is made out of […]
They experience reality differently than we do.
The "dangerous people" framework is a myth.
The recent debate between Slavoj Zizek and Jordan Peterson lived up to the hype.
Three academic papers from Australia shows sizable bone spurs growing at the base of our skulls.
The origin of the 3rd element on the periodic table was one of the great cosmic mysteries. We just solved it. How did we form the elements that pervade the Universe […]
July 16, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the mission that first landed a man on the Moon.
The shape of our Universe has long been recognized to be flat. But that isn’t the only possibility. The Universe is expanding, and goes on for farther than even our […]
The art of correct grammar and perfect punctuation is a skill that many writers struggle to grasp. Whether you are writing a blog, novel, an, APA outline, or a job […]
Upstreamism advocate Rishi Manchanda calls us to understand health not as a "personal responsibility" but a "common good."
One of NASA’s original great observatories, Spitzer showed us the infrared Universe as never before. On January 30, 2020, NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope was retired after a 17 year mission. Prior […]
Taking a modern look at a millennia-old concept.
There's few domains in life that aren't improved by learning how to cook.
There’s real, straightforward science behind the destruction of an Alderaan-sized planet. In all of science fiction, perhaps the most iconic moment of destruction occurs in 1977’s Star Wars: A New […]
Daniel Bryan is a "heel" who might sincerely believe in some of the things his persona is known to say.
Videos for “Baby Shark,” a diabolical earworm, have been watched 3.3 billion times in a viral children-song craze that spans the globe. But why?
A new study proposes that a 'D-factor' can measure just how evil people are.
The hot Big Bang occurred 13.8 billion years ago, and there’s no other possible answer consistent with what we know today. Conceptually, it might seem like the simplest idea in existence […]