Ready for the most adorable fact in the universe? Prairie dogs always greet one another with a kiss or nuzzle, according to National Geographic. Redditor v3rmillion89 posted this picture of two prairie
Science & InnovationOnly Human Last week my fellow Phenom Ed Yong wrote a post about what happens to consciousness when animals die. According to the research Ed described, a rat’s brain shows signs of
4 millimeters: the size of a three-dimensional, self-organizing model of a developing human brain grown in a lab using stem cells 10 octillion: the number of two-megaton nuclear bombs that would need explode
There's heavy metal in the pink pills Most modern medicines are carefully synthesized organic molecules so potent that each pill contains only a few milligrams of the active ingredient. Pepto-Bismol is
Taylor Wilson always dreamed of creating a star. Now he’s become one "Propulsion," the nine-year-old says as he leads his dad through the gates of the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama.
1 What is the universe made of? Astronomers face an embarrassing conundrum: they don’t know what 95% of the universe is made of. Atoms, which form everything we see around us, only account for a measly
(RNS) Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday (Sept. 4) will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is a violation of students’ rights. Since the addition of the phrase “under
Science News A radioactive plume of water in the Pacific Ocean from Japan's Fukushima nuclear plant, which was crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, will likely reach U.S. coastal waters starting
WASHINGTON -- A broad coalition of law enforcement officers who have spent the past three decades waging an increasingly militarized drug war that has failed to reduce drug use doesn't want to give up
See the top runway trends from Fall 2013. The Fall 2013 runways were rife with Couture-like creations, Hitchcockian elegance, new takes on navy and more notable trends. Here, we're calling the top ten
Some of America's most prominent fashionistas are calling time on the overcrowding, demand for endless "newness" and general hoopla that has become an obsession in the industry. Before this week's opening
This interview was originally broadcast on June 24, 2013. Questlove's hip hop band The Roots is preparing to move from Late Night to The Tonight Show when Jimmy Fallon takes over as the host in February.