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Science Explains: How to Spot a Liar

By Robert PunchurMay 16, 2014

The next sentence is true. The previous sentence was a lie. Now put your baffled mind at ease by considering the prior...More  →

Science Explains: How to Spot a Liar

Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

By Matt HecklerMay 15, 2014

Space is awesome! Anyone who loves science has looked up and the stars and wondered about what’s out there, and thought about...More  →

Amazing Images From the Hubble Space Telescope

Historical Events IMPROVED by Smart Phones

By Clark AycockMay 14, 2014

Old dudes will go on and on about the abacus or cotton gin. But, c'mon–no one ever cried because they thought they...More  →

Historical Events IMPROVED by Smart Phones

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  →

Animals That Evolved from Crazy-Different Ancestors

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  →

FIELD GUIDE: How to Live and Thrive Post-Apocalypse

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  →

Stephen Hawking says Artificial Intelligence Could be Super Bad!

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  →

8 Animals That Recently Went Extinct

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  →

5 Videos of Animals Being Total Jerks

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  →

11 Ways That Yeast Shaped Modern Civilization

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  →

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