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Animals That Evolved from Crazy-Different Ancestors

Animals That Evolved from Crazy-Different Ancestors

By Becky FerreiraMay 12, 2014

A few weeks back, scientists discovered an ancient shark fossil that challenges the conventional wisdom that evolution basically left the shark family...More  →

FIELD GUIDE: How to Live and Thrive Post-Apocalypse

FIELD GUIDE: How to Live and Thrive Post-Apocalypse

By Ashley Brooke RobertsMay 12, 2014

Woohoo! You survived the apocalypse! You were either immune to a plague, avoided a natural disaster, or were unaffected by heavy amounts...More  →

Stephen Hawking says Artificial Intelligence Could be Super Bad!

Stephen Hawking says Artificial Intelligence Could be Super Bad!

By Andrew TavinMay 9, 2014

Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking does not seem happy about recent Johnny Depp film Transcendence. Or, rather, he seems very cautious about the real...More  →

8 Animals That Recently Went Extinct

8 Animals That Recently Went Extinct

By Steven RomanoMay 6, 2014

We've come a long way since the days of the dodo and the thylacine, but despite our better understanding and enacting laws...More  →

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

By Steven RomanoMay 1, 2014

It truly is remarkable how similar we are to animals: We’re gregarious, express a range of emotions, and, above all, have the...More  →

11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

By ChauntonApril 30, 2014

We are all at least sort of aware of yeast. It’s that stuff that makes bread rise, right? Sure, but it is...More  →

Science Fact or Science Fiction: History's Great Inventions Edition!

Science Fact or Science Fiction: History's Great Inventions Edition!

By Vadim NewquistApril 30, 2014

Just think, in the handful of years man has been traipsing across the Earth’s landscape, the vast majority were spent huddled inside...More  →

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Cosmos?

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Your Cosmos?

By Becky FerreiraApril 25, 2014

Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey continues to rake in millions of viewers each episode, and it's not hard to see why. Neil deGrasse Tyson...More  →

Nature's Craziest Defense Mechanisms

Nature's Craziest Defense Mechanisms

By Vadim NewquistApril 23, 2014

If there is indeed a God out there, then the animal kingdom is all the proof you need to know that he’s...More  →

The Best Science-Inspired Art in the Cosmos

The Best Science-Inspired Art in the Cosmos

By Becky FerreiraApril 23, 2014

The reboot of Cosmos has the whole world geeking out over science again, and we couldn't be more stoked about it. To...More  →