When talking about art, there are more than a few vocabulary words that -- let's face it -- we use to sound smart. Call them highfalutin and grandiloquent (see what we did there?), terms like "postmodernism"
They don't have eyes. Or ears. Or what we would call a nervous system. But plants can talk. And they listen. Let me show you how. First, we'll need a plant eater. This one's perfect: It's an aphid, a little
Plus, why Esquire's consequence-free drinking method sounds like total bunk. Between the two of us, my roommate and I have the, uhh, digestive problems that are more common in people of East Asian descent.
Changing Planet This week a comet glides past the iconic Whirlpool galaxy. Courtesy: K. Rhode, M. Young, and WIYN/NOAO/AURA/NSF From an exotic solar eclipse to a comet buzzing a galaxy, a veritable cosmic
A report recounting a litany of near-misses in which nuclear weapons came close to being launched by mistake concludes that the risk of potentially catastrophic accidents is higher than previously thought
Charles Darwin argued that music evolved as a way to attract lovers, and a study claims to support his idea. But how strong is the evidence, asks Phil Ball. Humans have been making music for at least years.
Astronomers are one step closer to solving a longstanding mystery — just what our Milky Way galaxy looks like. It may seem odd that a comprehensive understanding of the Milky Way's structure has so far
Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer predicted in January that Apple will generate the same amount of revenue this past quarter—the company releases its financials today—as it did a year ago. Analysts agree with