Any dataset that can be quantified over time can be turned into a contest that is both exciting and (a little bit) enlightening.
The Kazungula Bridge connects Zambia and Botswana, barely missing Namibia and Zimbabwe.
The author of 'How We Read' Now explains.
Satire and an inflated sense of self-importance collide in a series of maps that goes back more than 100 years in American history.
Is there any good reason for assigning North and South the way we do, or could we have just as easily done the reverse?
The recently discovered Oort cloud comet, Bernardinelli–Bernstein, has the largest known nucleus: 119 km. Here's what it could do to Earth.
Without the now-obscure land investment affair, Georgia might have been a "super state."
The world's most isolated inhabited island also has some of the world's strangest toponyms.
Europe's border closures due to coronavirus go against a fundamental freedom enshrined in the Schengen Agreement.
The Russian mindset is characterized by cynicism and distrust.
Thomas Baldwin's Airopaidia (1786) includes the earliest sketches of the earth from a balloon.
The Baltic nation rolls out an unlikely tourist attraction: 47 weird ice cream flavors.
Is the experience we call "love" felt the same in every language?
To create wiser adults, add empathy to the school curriculum.
One silver lining of the pandemic: The value of common sense, facts and rational decisions increases.
The response to the pandemic illustrates five actions we can take to address the global climate change crisis.
Should other nations start requiring schools to teach climate science, too?
Answer: You don't want to get either.
We've known this virus was coming. We just didn't do anything about it.
What factors explain the gender pay gap?
A DNA study looks for the home of the earliest modern humans.