Matt Davis writes stories about science, technology, bizarre anecdotes from history, esoteric odds and ends, bleak but nevertheless fascinating environmental issues, and whatever else grabs his easily grabbed attention.
Diabetics have to endure constant injections on a daily basis, but this new device could make staying alive easier.
The counterintuitive findings bode well for stoners, but more research is needed.
Who would've thought that never seeing blue sky would bum you out?
Psilocybin doesn't just make you trip; it can have lasting effects on how you see the world.
It may come as a surprise to some to find that anarchism comes in as many flavors as Ben 'n Jerry's.
From animated umbrellas to polite-but-violent turtle-people, Japan's folklore contains some extremely creative monsters.
A picture says a thousand words.
It has already found several bizarre planets outside of our solar system.
White-nose syndrome is nearly as lethal to bats as the Black Plague was for humans.
Talking about climate change doesn't have to be an argument over Thanksgiving dinner. Some people, though maybe not all, can be persuaded.
Carl Sagan—who first coined the term—was tempted to call them "star-tar."
In theory, we could use high-energy lasers to make our own artificial black holes, potentially capturing the enormous energy they emit.
Depending on the answer, one of the famous unsolved Millennium problems could have major implications in our lives.
Why one Italian bank is counting on wheels of Parmigiano-Reggiano as collateral.
Whether or not there are tropical islands in 50 years might depend on whether or not we can eat fewer hamburgers.