Marijuana use among college students in 2020 reached levels not seen since the 1980s.
A basement renovation project led to the archaeological discovery of a lifetime: the Derinkuyu Underground City, which housed 20,000 people.
For the ancients, hospitality was an inviolable law enforced by gods and priests and anyone else with the power to make you pay dearly for mistreating a stranger.
The pendulum didn’t tick right when they brought it here: the start of a fascinating story. For nearly three full centuries, the most accurate way that humanity kept track of […]
After a wait of 397 years in orbit, we’re finally getting a truly ‘Great’ Conjunction. Recently, December 21, 2020, Jupiter and Saturn finally met. Looking towards the southwest skies from […]
Once science operations begin for James Webb, we'll never look at the Universe the same way again. Here's what everyone should know.
There is strong evidence that invertebrates are sentient beings.
Rare structures and artifacts of the Viking religion practiced centuries prior to Christianity's introduction have been uncovered by archaeologists in Norway, including a "god house."
The gospels imply that Jesus became famous as much for his exorcisms as his ministry.
There have been some 6,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks, which have claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. These maps show some of them.
The microscopic tardigrades are an elusive species. Fossils are rare, but each new find adds a piece to their unsolved evolutionary puzzle.
Evolutionary success is not about the number of one's children, but one's grandchildren: the children need to survive and pass on their genes.
The way to understand the earliest moments of creation is to recreate those conditions and study them. Why would we stop now?
Mind Bank Ai is the newest entrant in an ambitious idea: using AI to create a kind of immortality.
Batrachopus grandis, an ancient crocodylomorph, may have chased down land prey on its own two feet.
In his new book, "Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy," former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang explores how media narratives can warp public perception of political candidates.
Confucianism, Islam, Christianity, Hinduism—the world’s scriptural belief systems take many different forms but all tend toward ‘kenosis’—self-transcendence for the benefit of others. And all have been used and abused for […]
Most of us will never run a 4 minute mile. But on a bicycle, almost anyone can do it. As human beings, we often take for granted how our bodies work. […]
At 35 light-years away, it’s also the 2nd coolest, 2nd widest planet ever found. Despite discovering more than 4000 exoplanets, most remain obscure. Although more than 4,000 confirmed exoplanets are known, […]
Anastasia lives alone in perfect harmony with nature – or so the story goes – and nature serves her devotedly.
Since 1957, the world's space agencies have been polluting the space above us with countless pieces of junk, threatening our technological infrastructure and ability to venture deeper into space.
A few years ago, the first dark matter-free galaxies were announced, and then immediately disputed. Now, there are too many to ignore.