Humans are one step closer to finding out if we are alone in the galaxy. After four years of observing the sky and three years sifting and analyzing data, NASA announced that the Kepler space telescope
In this year's Readers' Choice Awards survey, you voted on the world's best airlines (outside the U.S.), with several Middle Eastern and Asian carriers getting top marks for those long-haul flights around
In the movie "Predator," an alien uses a cloaking device to hide in plain sight, but the effect is far from perfect: The alien's attempt to conceal itself is thwarted by distortions of light bending around
This week, the New York Public Library released an interactive website that allows users to travel back in time using the Library's historical photography database. The site, called OldNYC, features a
Travel Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors'
A new book showcases the magnificent micro-world Science Is Beautiful, a new book by Colin Salter, is a compilation of images that show what the human body looks like under a microscope. With an artistic
Meanwhile, let’s not forget that other, more humdrum role that cannabis has played in history. English settlers brought it, as well as tobacco, to Jamestown, Virginia, by 1611 and used its fibers to make
A phoenix has replaced the iconic pirate ship atop The Pirate Bay today, celebrating the site's rise from the ashes. The torrent site's servers were raided by Swedish police forces over seven weeks ago,