A new study says that it could be centuries before millions of the classic toys submerged in the Earth's seas disintegrate.
Coronavirus infecting your pup is extremely unlikely, but there are some precautions you can take for your pets during the pandemic.
A new web startup is selling algorithmically produced nudes of non-existent women. There's still some ethical concerns.
Hospitals are running out of critical face masks as civilians are panic-buying medical supplies en masse amidst the coronavirus global pandemic.
One in five people have ended sex because of bad bedroom talk. Here's the data and science on how to do it right.
Scientists figured out how a certain treatment for skin cancer gives some patients a visual "superpower."
A new report calls on the departments of certain scientific fields to double the number of black students by 2030.
Interpreter, Google's language translating tool, is coming to mobile and it's poised to change our everyday conversations.
Fast fashion has a devastating impact on the environment. Here's what you need to know before heading to Zara this holiday season.
A new children's program may help displaced Syrian children find stability and belonging in their new communities.
Switching over to a vegan-based diet can drastically cut CO2 emissions. But will Americans actually change their diet?
A federal court ruled that the state of Kentucky was wrong to deny a man's request for a personalized license plate reading "IM GOD." Here's why that's a win against atheist discrimination.
A newly studied hallucinogenic substance has shown signs of treating mental health conditions more efficiently than psilocybin.
Groundbreaking neurological research on songbirds provides insight on human learned behavior and speech.
As the American loneliness epidemic reaches alarming new heights, one artist theorizes on what connection might look like in the future.
While the blockbuster franchise might have given us a distorted view of science's capabilities to address species extinction, new research might come close to "resurrecting" lost species' DNA.
Researchers found that the hearts of Sufi devotees harmonized as one during a mystical practice. And this isn't the first study to show heart synchronization between people.
Before you judge someone's personality based in their playlist, you may want to read the results of this study.
Witchcraft and pagan spiritualities are on the rise in the United States — especially within mainstream youth culture.
Molly Hanson is a Wisconsin-based writer. She writes stories about nature, climate change, religion, ritual, psychology, the occult, running, and politics.
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