From grave robbing to giving your own body to science.
Some classic books, like Mark Twain’s "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn," remain controversial to this day.
Albert Camus was a Franco-Algerian philosopher with some great insights on the meaning of life, why you should look to this life and not the next, and why suicide is a poor choice.
As Abraham Lincoln famously said, “If you want to test a man’s character, give him power and a plate of cookies.” (Something like that.)
From landscaped gardens to road systems, the Persians were among the first to create many things we still enjoy today.
This beautiful JWST image of Wolf-Rayet star WR 124 has been called a "prelude to a supernova" by NASA. That might be entirely wrong.
Some would say AI is immortal and all-knowing — Godlike, even.
AI helped create films like "Jurassic Park" and "A.I.", so Steven Spielberg and other artists shouldn't worry about losing their jobs.
Be skeptical of a new study questioning the sweetener's safety.
It’s far less likely to wander into bizarre lies, emotional rants, and manipulative tangents.
Marburg virus, like its cousin Ebola, causes severe disease, with fatality rates ranging from 22% to 90%.
Instead of giving the 239 suffering families and the public a true story, Netflix exploited a horrifying tragedy to push conspiracy theories.
The jail environment teaches the animals that approaching humans results in a boring and annoying experience.
2023 is an exciting time for the study of quark-gluon plasmas.
At least one of Earth's creatures is able to survive the vacuum of space.
The simulation hypothesis is fun to talk about, but believing it requires an act of faith.
How can you fit a camel through a needle?
If there are three neutrino species, all with different masses, then how is energy conserved when they oscillate from one flavor to another?
About 2.5% of women and 2.2% of men in the U.S. meet the criteria for body dysmorphic disorder.
What is Captain America doing in ancient Mesopotamia?
Science cannot help us understand or describe first-person experience. Zen koans are a powerful form for helping us reach that description.
Financial illiteracy can become a significant problem. But it’s a problem with a clear solution.
Everything everywhere all at once.
When it comes to handling our emotions, we can’t afford to be none the WISER.
The hot Big Bang is often touted as the beginning of the Universe. But there's one piece of evidence we can't ignore that shows otherwise.
How scientists found out that we live in a cosmic aquarium.
Why implementing an individual development plan process is a smart move for organizations today, and how to get started.
Mass sociogenic illnesses can afflict thousands of people.
So far, two papers have been retracted, and a third is under investigation. Accusations of plagiarism appear convincing.
When supermassive black holes merge, they emit more energy than anything else to occur in our Universe except the Big Bang.