All marbled crayfish descended from a single clone discovered in Heidelberg, Germany in 1995.
The world’s great whales aren’t just vulnerable where they congregate, but everywhere they roam.
Many atheists think of themselves as intellectually gifted individuals, guiding humanity on the path of reason. Scientific data shows otherwise.
Implicit bias may be outside your conscious control, but that doesn’t mean change is.
It’s all well and good to discuss how our humanity evolved – but what even is humanity?
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.
"Brasilia, the biggest paper town ever."
"Dinner and drinks" may take on a new, more provocative meaning.
The killer whale involved in the incident, Tilikum, has been involved in three deaths of humans while in captivity.
If you’re wondering whether the blast wave or the radiation would kill us first, you’re asking the wrong question. As far as raw explosive power goes, no other cataclysm in […]
The oddest star known in the galaxy is dimming again, and this time it might give up some of its secrets! “As far as I can tell, every telescope that can […]
Feeling the urge to scare yourself this Halloween? Here are seven important horror films you have to see.
We are discovering that the subtleties of our psychological lives are being managed by specific modules in our brains.
With the tegu’s successful occupation of Florida’s ecosystems, a new study predicts that this invasive species could potentially spread across the southern U.S. and into Mexico. But these voracious lizards are just another incident in our devastating history of invasive species.
For urban exploration with an ironic twist, go 'bag' all 32 London Borough Tops
A rare counter-example to the flood of Temperance maps, this Prohibition-era chart celebrates alcohol in its many forms
Student loan debt doesn’t make you undateable. How you handle it might.
For the first time, I genuinely enjoyed the new series. There’s been one question that’s bothered me in every episode since Star Trek: Discovery began: why would anyone want to be […]
America's most meritocratic institutions—schools, universities, and the workplace—are becoming places where inheritance thrives rather than individuals with talent.
And here’s the reason why, despite all you may have heard. “Thou shalt not embarrass thyself and thy colleagues by claiming false planets.” –Bill Cochran Late last year, one of the […]