Mercury retrograde is a giant nocebo effect, which is based entirely on an ancient and faulty view of the solar system. Buzzfeed just reported on it like almost 500 years of science never happened.
Giraffe populations have dropped by at least 40% in just the span of 15 years. And as it turns out, there are fewer mating options for them than we previously knew.
Reporting online often goes off-the-rails and stories about finding an alien signal this week are textbook examples.
What do you do when your business’ storefront is on an alley? Beautify the alley by turning dumpsters into art.
An amazing earthwork structure with astronomical precision is the home of a Native American sacred site; it is also where you’ll find lots of polo shirts and ballcaps zipping along on white carts.
Honesty is the best policy, right? But what if that honesty means never being able to see your grandchildren or being told you should never have children?
Why dig in the heat of the African savanna for rare fossils when they can come to you? All you need is a 3D printer.
According to a recent study, looking at how things could have been worse, and giving credit to divine or supernatural intervention, is a very human thing to do.
No one likes to be treated unfairly, and this includes bonobos. New research shows that when bonobos feel violated, they will let everyone know about it.
The universe is hidden in plain sight behind a cloak of street lights. But Dark-Sky Parks want to remind you that it doesn’t have to be this way.
When is a chemical bad for you? It probably isn’t a decision you can make just because you can’t pronounce the name.
Sex for one insect is like banging your head against the wall. Listen to the story of the sad love life of the Deathwatch Beetle.
CRISPR is the genetic editing tool that is changing the world of disease…and fast; scientists just used it to edit out HIV.
Climate change: it wants to kill you, but it will also hand you a good French wine while it’s doing it.
Rain dances, fire dances, and now chimp temples, watch-out Deepak Chopra, meditating chimps are just a book deal away.