A Nazi institute produced a Bible without the Old Testament that portrayed Jesus as an Aryan hero fighting Jewish people.
A recent survey also found that political messaging from the pulpit increased the likelihood of believing presidents to be ordained by God.
A fascinating new book tells the untold stories of two women, Jackie Cochran and Jerrie Cobb, who could have been first. On June 18, 1983, the Space Shuttle Challenger launched with […]
Bastet was the daughter of the sun. The ancient Egyptian goddess was originally a fierce lioness warrior—a strong woman with the head of a big cat. Over time, her image […]
"Politics is weird. It’s the only business in the world in which you take a really, really important position, and you give it to someone with no qualifications." —Tony Blair
Can Detroit get its comeback right?
New research sees dogs checking a North-South axis on their way home.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
Thou shalt not conclude “aliens” from insufficient data. When it comes to what’s out there in this Universe, perhaps the only thing that’s greater than our cosmic ignorance is the […]
Anastasia lives alone in perfect harmony with nature – or so the story goes – and nature serves her devotedly.
This simulation shows two stills from the merger of two massive black holes in a realistic, gas-rich environment. If the gas density is high enough, a black hole merger could […]
Trump is #45 but Pence is #48 – and other strange consequences of the curious office of vice president.
New research suggests that a healthy supply of locally-sourced beer helped maintain the unity of the widespread Wari civilization for about 500 years.
"Nothing but naked people: fat ones, thin ones, old, young…"
Many of the world's favorite records weren't really recorded by the artist on the label.
A black hole’s event horizon is thought of as the point of no return. But perhaps there are ways back out, after all. Black holes just might be the most extreme […]
An illustration of an active black hole, one that accretes matter and accelerates a portion of it outwards in two perpendicular jets. The normal matter undergoing an acceleration like this […]
We tend to treat death and dying as a somber and serious event, but what if it doesn't have to be that way?
This discovery brings into question how much free will there is in deciding to break the law.
A still image of a visualization of the merging black holes that LIGO and Virgo have observed so far. As the horizons of the black holes spiral together and merge, […]
President Trump with U.S. auto industry executives and EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt (second from left) in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Image credit: Reuters / Jonathan Ernst. Think we’ll just responsibly choose more fuel […]
French researchers recently roused a patient out of a vegetative state.