Two different studies provide further evidence of the efficacy of psychedelics in treating depression.
Admit it, caring for your pet can make you happy too. Science is working on why.
The "overview effect," experienced by astronauts when they view the Earth from outer space, irrevocably changes your perspective as a human.
Contrary to popular belief, the Amazon rainforest does not produce 20% of our planet's oxygen.
The drones are nearly silent and are able to identify and track enemy soldiers.
As the American loneliness epidemic reaches alarming new heights, one artist theorizes on what connection might look like in the future.
The companies launching satellites aboard the SpaceX rocket hope to revolutionize the Internet of Things.
Rediscovering the principles of self-actualisation might be just the tonic that the modern world is crying out for.
We are all of us held together by words.
Feeling the urge to scare yourself this Halloween? Here are seven important horror films you have to see.
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We can explore the farthest reaches of the Universe, but can’t even complete our own cosmic backyard. The history of astronomy has been a history of receding horizons. The invention […]
There is no one answer. But there are 10.
The widely beloved chef, writer and TV host Anthony Bourdain was found dead Friday morning at age 61. Here's a brief look at the work and life that made him an international culinary star.
When we call something ugly, we say something about ourselves – and what we fear or dread.
From La Rinconada in Peru to South Africa's deepest mines: the quest for gold drives people to the greatest heights and depths on Earth.
A massive solar project has just been completed, and its specs are impressive.
The FDA approves the first “living drug” cell therapy for childhood leukemia.
The ELT, at 39 meters in diameter, will dwarf everything that’s ever come before. “There are so many people who are arguing or fighting over issues which don’t have much relevance. […]
Elon Musk publishes a visionary paper on his company's plans to colonize space.