The researchers consumed a lot of wine while watching 15 seasons of the show.
Outrage is a useful emotion that helped our ancient ancestors survive. Today, it leaves us feeling angry, tired, powerless, and miserable.
The Assam stone jars were described as early as 1929. Almost a century later, archaeologists still puzzle over their placement and purpose.
The media sells bad news, but scientific evidence shows that we are making progress toward a greener planet.
The uptick in Arctic lightning could cause more wildfires, potentially triggering a feedback loop that releases massive amounts of carbon into the atmosphere.
Marburg virus, like its cousin Ebola, causes severe disease, with fatality rates ranging from 22% to 90%.
Ignoring the legacy of William Shakespeare is difficult for any writer, let alone one as quintessentially English as "Lord of the Rings" author J.R.R. Tolkien.
There may be thousands of undiscovered mammal species in the world. Most are small, like bats and rodents, but there could be primates, too. A lifeline for Bigfoot enthusiasts?
Really simple interventions can greatly reduce indoor temperatures during the summer, particularly in places like the Pacific Northwest.
Volcanic activity caused the end-Triassic mass extinction 200 million years ago. The dinosaurs survived and rose to dominance.
We're in an era of 'megafires'.
Fire-retardant gels and slimes combine the best attributes of water and foam.
These enormous centipedes are straight out of science fiction.
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Nobody actually knows what will come of AI. But we can console ourselves with the knowledge that nobody has ever really known anything about the future.
Overwintering is profoundly stressful for trees. So why do they bother?
New machine-learning algorithms from Columbia University detect cognitive impairment in older drivers.
We're still using 800,000 gallons of embalming fluid a year, but burials are becoming far less common.
She was walking down the forest path with a roll of white cloth in her hands. It was trailing behind her like a long veil. It was sweeping needles, leaves […]
Many of the furniture giant’s products are named after Swedish locations. Not everyone is happy about that.
Cooperation was the first technology.
Singapore is a breeding ground of truly green buildings.
Mongol forces never fully conquered the continent, but they played a key role in its historical development.
The strange bronze artifact perplexed scholars for more than a century, including how it traveled so far from home.
America’s war in Southeast Asia is fading fast from memory. These maps offer a horrific reminder.