The author of The Red Badge of Courage, born on this day in 1871, shares today's wisdom.
There are many ways to transmit big ideas - through videos, through the written word, or as the title of this blog attests, through pictures that are worth more than 1,000 words.
Nobody knows for sure what is inside two floating barges, owing to some extraordinary secrecy measures that have been taken.
At the end of next month, Comet ISON is expected to be at its brightest, when it is nearest to the Sun. Still, no one knows exactly what it will look like.
Viewed in silhouette, Sombrero and Little Sombrero both have large central bulges along with thin disks and dust lanes.
Stargazer John Chumack used a homemade telescope and a QHY8 cooled single shot color CCD camera to capture this image.
"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls."
-Pablo Picasso (born on this day in 1881)
Dozens of papers have been published to create the perfect commuting algorithm. But how do you account for factors like the weather? Or even local politics?
The image above is a composite of images taken by NASA's Cassini spacecraft looking down on Saturn and its rings.
The image above shows the convergence of an anti-GMO protest outside Central Park and the overflow of superheroes and superhero lookalikes in New York City.
Gavin Menzies reboots the debate on whether Chinese explorers had detailed knowledge of the Western Hemisphere long before Columbus set sail.
On March 16, 2880, 1950 DA will come very close to Earth - so close, in fact, that a collision cannot be ruled out.
Women whose avatars are dressed provocatively come to think of themselves more as objects than as people.
For the first time, scientists were able to get "inside" Einstein's brain, using a new technique that allowed them to detail Einstein's corpus callosum, "the brain's largest bundle of fibers that connects the two cerebral hemispheres and facilitates interhemispheric communication."
This image is an extremely unique solar eclipse, taken from space and revealing the Moon's shadow on the Earth's surface.