Hybrid animals emere when two different species from the same family reproduce. For many years, the kunga’s lineage was just another genetic mystery.
Israel’s buoyant currency, coupled with increased costs for transport and groceries, saw Tel Aviv jump five places from last year.
The peasant turned czarist advisor has come to be known and feared as the devil incarnate, but was he really as demonic as we have been led to believe?
The findings at L’Anse aux Meadows mark the the earliest known year by which human migration had encircled the planet.
To enable us to read, the brain piggybacks on other cognitive processes.
What Odysseus needed from his father was something more important: the comfort of being a son.
We have a morbid curiosity about nautical disaster stories. The Irish "Wreck Viewer" offers a window into centuries of marine misfortune.
She's the reason you're able to work and chat from home.
Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes.
The big-picture physics is simple – let gravity do its job.
To Vladimir Putin, a young KGB colonel at the time, the decision was a colossal mistake.
To create wiser adults, add empathy to the school curriculum.
“How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?” Steinbeck writes.
People admire complexity. Many attribute it to the work of superior minds, those with the skills or intelligence to wrangle challenging ideas into a workable—if not always comprehensible—whole. This esteem […]
The idea that the news can make you sick has a long history.
If the laws of physics are symmetrical as we think they are, then the Big Bang should have created matter and antimatter in the same amount.
Online Shinto communities have existed since the birth of the internet as we know it.
To reap the benefits of digital technologies, we must contend with their addictive designs.
A new study looks at why mysterious voices are sometimes taken as spirits and other times as symptoms of mental health issues.
Long before Christopher and Magellan, ancient explorers voyaged into the unknown and brought home extraordinary tales.
In theory, history is the sum of everything that ever happened; in practice, it’s a story we tell ourselves to make sense of and justify our actions in the present.
Building peace with psychedelics: Here’s what happened when Palestinians and Israelis took ayahuasca together
The results of a 2021 study suggest that the world's most powerful psychedelic may be an underutilized peace-building tool.
The sky is blue. The oceans are blue. While science can explain them both, the reasons for each are entirely different.
Are psychopaths cold-blooded murderers? Not usually.
Many governments do not report, or misreport, the numbers of refugees who enter their country.
Circle spoofing is an advanced form of GPS manipulation – but nobody knows exactly how, or why.