Without the now-obscure land investment affair, Georgia might have been a "super state."
Risqué or just risky?
Is it true that half of disaster relief is motivated politically rather than by need?
Geopolitics is not a magic 8-ball. But making financial decisions — such as those regarding retirement — in a multipolar world without geopolitics is akin to flying blind in a storm.
Can a non-native species be a friend instead of a foe?
Genetic analysis reveals that a specimen collected in 2019 is the same subspecies as one caught more than a century earlier.
Satire and an inflated sense of self-importance collide in a series of maps that goes back more than 100 years in American history.
A famous explorer's doomed ship is finally found 107 years after it was lost to the Antarctic deep.
Presidential gravesites are spread out “democratically” — but this is more by accident than design.
The insurmountable contrasts between their visions help explain Russia’s stunted development and hint at its destructive future.
Take a look at the Times Square Totem, the Trafalgar Square Pyramid, and other landmarks that were never built.
Chess was once blamed for triggering mental health problems, including suicide and even murder. Today, the same is said of video games.
An early feasibility study finds a potential new treatment for Alzheimer's disease.
Meet the power plant of the future.
“I watched closely for the sun or stars to appear, to correct my chronometer, on the accuracy of which our lives and the success of the journey would depend.”
Maybe eyes really are windows into the soul — or at least into the brain, as a new study finds.
Some intellectuals use charisma and deception to obscure the holes in their arguments. Here is how to see through their smokescreen.
Time isn't the same for everyone, even on Earth. Flying around the world gave Einstein the ultimate test. No one is immune from relativity.
The nascent field of geopsychology shows that the Big Five personality traits vary by region. But not all results conform to stereotype.
The boiling new world, which zips around its star at ultraclose range, is among the lightest exoplanets found to date.
In 1966, Disney announced his intention to build Epcot, an acronym for “Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow.”
George Washington’s biggest battle? With his dentures, made from hippo ivory and maybe slaves’ teeth
Washington first took the oath of office of the president of the United States with just one natural tooth remaining.