The Globe and Mail is hosting a debate on the economy among the leaders of the three main political parties on Thursday at 8 pm (ET). Click here for more details. The Liberal Party's plan to dive back
"Having it all" has always struck me as an essentially juvenile and ultimately pernicious myth. No one gets to have it all. Responsible adulthood means making choices, and in choosing one way of life course
Ticks spread more than just Lyme disease. Knowing risks and symptoms could help you get better diagnosis—and treatment. When you think of illnesses spread by ticks, Lyme disease probably comes to mind.
Scans show brainwaves of those with epilepsy appear to synchronise with music by Mozart and John Coltrane Listening to jazz or Mozart might stop epileptics having seizures, new research has suggested.
Time to toss those expired chicken tenders Between the reports of E. coli-tainted spinach and Listeria-laden ice cream, it’s easy to become paranoid about what to eat. And rightly so: One in six Americans
A federal NDP government would support Alberta's oil sands, but place much stricter environmental regulations on any new resource development, Thomas Mulcair says. The New Democratic Party Leader was Sunday
Back to a time when everything was cool. In the earliest years, Car and Driver hewed so tightly to the interests of sports-car owners that it was called Sports Cars Illustrated. Here we present a collection
Wang Tangye, 57, and Qiao Fukui, 59, live in a cave house that they will soon have to leave, as the government relocates their village. It has been wrecked by coal mining. (photos by Nathan Vanderclippe)
The University of Washington has shown for the first time what the world looks like for someone fitted with a bionic eye The world as seen by someone fitted with a bionic eye has been recreated for the
Planes, Barges, and Trash Bags When a massive tsunami hit Japan in 2011, the wall of water killed nearly 16,000 people and in one horrendous instant, washed out to sea schools, businesses, even whole Some
The tiny-house movement has been gaining traction ever since U.S.-based architect Sarah Susanka published her bestseller The Not So Big House almost two decades ago. And a growing number of people are
As New England winters get warmer and shorter, ticks are driving a worrisome decline in a species that's crucial to the region's economy. EAST MOXIE TOWNSHIP, Maine—Lee Kantar crouches over a dead moose
In the August 1944 edition of Popular Mechanics, we explained how the Allies planned the greatest invasion in history. On June 6, 1944, Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy. In the August 1944
There have been many tedious discussions about the value of philosophy for modern science. I find it much more interesting to ask if and in what way modern science can advance philosophy The Large Hadron
Growing up as a child research subject As a toddler in 1981 and 1982, I attended a day care with monkeys. Or, perhaps more precisely, I was part of a study in the form of a day care that involved monkeys.
The Plate Bugs are the hottest new trend in food! Sound familiar? It should. Almost two years ago, in the wake of a FAO report on edible insects, National Geographic, along with everyone else, was writing
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the International System of Units, PopSci is looking at the origin and continued preservation of five of our favorite standard units Think of the most fussy science