Richard Feynman once asked a silly question. Two MIT students just answered it.
A large longitudinal study finds a correlation between a higher IQ, subjective age, and biological age.
Maryland officials want lawmakers to support language that would require vendors of elections services to disclose when a foreign actor takes control of one of their companies.
A group affiliated with the Russian government has been found by Microsoft to have created at least six 'spear phishing' websites targeting U.S elections, and it's certain there there will be more before November.
Do you wear hats? Or own a lamp? Well, say goodbye (or perhaps more accurately: 再见) to them, as in late September there will be a 25% increase in prices thanks to President Trump's peculiar fixation on tariffs.
Scientists may have found a reliable way to use a bacterial enzyme to convert any type of blood into type O, which is compatible with nearly everyone.
A new study proposes that a "D-factor" can measure just how evil people are.
Trees may avoid touching each other in the forest canopy creating giant, backlit jigsaw puzzles from a light-sharing phenomenon called 'crown shyness'.
A study at the University of Birmingham shows the effect of vaping liquid after being inhaled, and it's not good.
Substance dependence also applies to food addiction, says a University of Michigan study.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has shocked investors and now draws the ire of the SEC after clumsily announcing that he intended to take the company private.
A team of archaeologists has discovered 3,200-year-old cheese after analyzing artifacts found in an ancient Egyptian tomb. It could be the oldest known cheese sample in the world.
In the Western world, there's a constant pressure to be happy. Paradoxically, this makes people more prone to anxiety and depression.
The coming few years should really tell us a lot more about them.
The Department of Housing and Urban Development has accused Facebook of violating the Fair Housing Act, an accusation that was also made by the National Fair Housing Alliance in March.
Respected Oxford mathematician Roger Penrose sees swirls of radioactivity in a sky map as evidence that the Big Bang isn’t true. These “Hawking rings” suggest to him that the universe expands and collapses over and...
When it comes to optimizing your workout, breakfast might be winning again.
Throughout Europe, 92 percent of children speak multiple languages. In America, that number is 20 percent.
No international borders, no international order—and yet, most land borders are not very old: more than half were drawn after 1900.
Jonathan Zittell Smith, the most influential scholar of religion of the past half-century, thought that religion "is created for the scholar’s analytic purposes."
In July of 2018, there were 11 wildfires occurring north of the Arctic Circle. That's more than ever before.