Once a lucrative exercise anyone could do, bitcoin mining has grown out of control, and governments are weighing what to do.
Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency located completely online and not tied to any central bank. Its origins are shrouded in mystery and very few people predicted the popularity it currently enjoys.
Scientists can now virtually reconstruction certain long-dead individuals, without the need for DNA samples from physical remains.
A new genetic study sees us getting gently stupider over time.
When the rest of the world chooses nationalism, Iceland chooses radical change.
How Costa Rica achieved 100% renewable energy, and what it means.
There’s been a lot of excitement about Costa Rica’s recent announcement that it got 100% of its electricity from clean renewable energy sources for 76 days straight, from the end of June through August. Its total for 2016 so far is 150 days altogether. Costa Rica set a goal of becoming carbon-neutral by 2021, though they’ve recently pushed that back to 2085.