The U.S. government has shut down 18 times in the past four decades, but this most recent instance has proven unique.
Over a 100 North Korean ships have washed up on Japan's shores since the start of 2017.
Scientists can now virtually reconstruction certain long-dead individuals, without the need for DNA samples from physical remains.
Do we really believe everything we say? Are you always trying to establish the truth when you argue? This thought experiment will help answer these questions.
Researchers now believe raw-meat-based pet food should be labeled extremely dangerous.
"We can have democracy in this country, or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can't have both." – Former US Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis
Cosmologists behind braneworld theories see our universe as being a part of a complex inter-dimensional world.
Amazon has opened a new store in Seattle, one that may represent the future of what the retail giant is calling 'Just Walk Out' shopping.
New research shows protein synthesis is 40 greater post-workout when eating the whole egg.
Another week, another wild round of comments from our Facebook audience. Some made us laugh. Some made us cry. Here's the best of the week.
The correlation is more prominent in women than men.
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This study is radically changing how we view the process of evolution.
An hour away from Area 51 in the Nevada desert, this solar power plant "banks" energy in a way that could be replicated across the world.
A new law in Germany seeks to close the gender pay gap, but it could ultimately prove counterproductive.
Some people naturally believe they’re thinner than they really are. Here's how to tell if you're susceptible.
Researchers in Mexico discover the longest underwater cave system in the world that's full of invaluable artifacts.
Researchers find an unexpected side effect of rising carbon dioxide levels in a remote tropical forest.
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Could the upcoming Winter Olympics stand as a turning point, or will it be more of the same?