Atheism is risky business in many places across the world. A new type of “underground railroad” wants to do something about that.
As it turns out, science says that Valentine’s Day is not the sexiest holiday of them all.
It’s Charles Darwin’s birthday and a reminder that we kinda owe our lives to evolution.
There are no heavenly escape hatches. Our Pale Blue Dot is the only home we have and we need to start treating it that way.
SpaceX successfully launched its Falcon Heavy Rocket, the most powerful rocket ever. If you missed it, we’ve got you covered here.
Bonobos like community; orangutans are loners. Maybe some of us are always going to be more like an orangutan than a bonobo.
Exit West explores the story of refugees and migrants through the lens of magical realism. It is, at once, both beautiful and jarring.
In Artemis, Andy Weir takes on the biggest challenge possible: following up the huge success of his moonshot, The Martian.
What motivates someone to be a hero? Why would a person risk his or her life for a stranger? The answers may be more complicated than we think.
The octopus is a highly intelligent creature with its own evolutionary history—it may be the closest thing we have to alien life on this planet.
Interested in cycling, but not sure how to begin? Start by reading this.
What do you do with old, unused railways? Turn them into multi-use trails that connect communities.
Want to know how politicians undermine good science? In Not a Scientist, Dave Levitan exposes the B.S. in today’s anti-science political rhetoric.
Curious about the evidence for evolution? This short video will get you started.
In a world with plenty of darkness to go around, we need to allow our minds some time in the sun.