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Any alien civilization that grows to span an entire planet would spark the same effects that we have. So, what do we do about it?
Researchers detect a large lake and several ponds deep under the ice of the Martian South Pole.
Six denominations share the Holy Sepulcher, but not all between them is peace and love.
Rare and costly paints have shaped art history in unforeseen ways. Mummy brown caused one artist to bury his paint.
Artifacts uncovered in southeast Asia offer clues on early complex human cultures.
Game theory is a unique combination of math and psychology. Its applications turn up everywhere, from nuclear war to Tinder to game shows.
Flying that helicopter too low is counterproductive.
Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
Researchers think they know how a group of ancient sloths, who died thousands of years ago in Ecuador, met their untimely end.
Satire and an inflated sense of self-importance collide in a series of maps that goes back more than 100 years in American history.
After the 2011 Fukushima disaster, it was Germany, not Japan, that cracked down most severely on nuclear power plants.
Zeno’s paradox stumped philosophers, mathematicians, and intellectuals for millennia. It took physics to finally solve it. The fastest human in the world, according to the Ancient Greek legend, was the heroine […]
Alexandre Dumas' famous anecdote about Fake News in the 1800s has a surprising twist.
From deejays to Debussy, it's all brain food.
Methane is 80 times more effective than carbon dioxide at trapping heat in the atmosphere.
A new study highlights the effects of a "digital detox" while traveling.
An elegant, 400-year-old means of navigating the stars takes flight.