No one has ever discovered life in space, and given the enormity of the universe and our tiny, modest place in it, it’s entirely possible no one will—either in our lifetimes or for many lifetimes to come.
An area the size of Ireland is now protected from logging. 1 Minute Read Long heralded as the world’s largest intact temperate rainforest, the Great Bear forest in western British Columbia is home to stunning
The fat billows and pools around the belly button. The flesh spills over the hip bones. The thighs are fused. Long celebrated as one of the oldest known works of art, the "Venus of Willendorf," provokes
Ceramic artist Stefani Gruenberg had more than saving water in mind when she and husband Peter removed their large sloping lawn in Westwood. "I was obsessed with conserving water," she says. "So I decided
Recent research suggests we can artificially create motivation with a combination of psyching ourselves up and an fMRI scanner. We can psych ourselves up and try to get motivated all we want, but it's
Some 340 days ago, astronaut Scott Kelly arrived at the International Space Station to begin his 11-month mission to explore and help document the effects of longterm spaceflight on the human body. For
NPR's Rachel Martin spoke with Martin Molin, creator of the marble machine, on Weekend Edition Sunday. You can hear their conversation at the audio link. The "Marble Machine" is a musical instrument by