Philosophers often get depicted like sages in ivory towers without a practical or human side. A gossip-filled book from the 3rd century can fix that.
The Netherlands is set to close four more prisons following some of the lowest crime rates the country's seen in decades—but do those statistics reflect the reality of Dutch crime?
The chances of an asteroid large enough to be a threat to areas where human beings are concentrated are small. Still, it's what's known as a "high impact" result.
After more than a decade since launching its first Firefox browser, Mozilla has been steadily earning web browser converts with its newest browser Firefox Quantum.
Cash currency goes back a long time – 40,000 years.
Are you a 'Big-Endian' or a 'Little-Endian'? Swift's satirical take on religious wars gave us the jargon to describe our different date and address formats.
In a stark reversal on immigration policy, President Donald Trump signed an order on Wednesday that ends the controversial practice of separation immigrant children from families at the border.
A longitudinal study of 20,000 young Americans found a strong correlation between extreme unattractiveness and higher pay.
The GoFly challenge has just announced 10 winning flying-car designs. It’s the first phase of a three-part contest, and they’re very cool.
Every month new research is showing how essential sleep is for optimal health. Here are two more.
A new paper suggests past research on MDMA often overestimated the dangers of the drug because the studies examined heavy users, not average ones.
The top 10 tech companies spend big bucks acquiring innovative startups and their brilliant technologies.
A new study of 155 regions found that the more women are represented in local and national governments, the less corruption there is.
The fundraiser started on Saturday morning with a goal of $1,500, but at one point on Monday the campaign was earning $4,000 every minute.
A new study analyzes dog-owner videos and discovers the meanings behind 19 things a dog does.
In a new study, people with a keener sense of smell reported finding their sexual activities more “pleasant”, and women with a greater sensitivity to odours had more orgasms during sex.
President Donald Trump wants to create Space Force, a sixth branch of the military that would likely boost U.S. military capabilities and weaponry in space—if congress approves it.
Tired of your avocados going bad? This company has developed a way to keep them fresh for four times longer.
This piece of music was beamed into back hole 1A 0620-00, about 3,457 light years away. You can listen to the six-minute song, with spoken word by Stephen Hawking, right here.
Please tell me that Internet trolls didn't just get a huge leg up.