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Watch Ants Carry Wounded Off Battlefield—Never Before Seen

When clashing with termites, a type of African ant rescues its injured comrades, who then recover quickly, a new study says.<p>Like people, ants are often at war. The matabele ant, a small black species native to sub-Saharan Africa, often clashes with its favorite food—termites.<p>Each time hungry ants …


The 9 best fantasy book series

There may have been a time when fantasy novels were the stuff of bookworms and nerds, but in the past 20 years, tales of witches, elves, magic, and …


L'Étranger : un extrait lu par Albert Camus donne une autre image de Meursault

Albert Camus s’est illustré de son vivant par son style d'écriture épuré. Grâce à des phrases simples, l'auteur réussi à faire passer des messages …

5 Great Books To Read This December

Some of the recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.


The Village Effect by Susan Pinker review – the science of friendship | Books | The Guardian

A few weeks ago I gave the eulogy at my father’s funeral. As I spoke to the gathered mourners, I was struck by the fact that there was not a spare seat in the packed crematorium hall. He had five children and 11 grandchildren, but still: where had all these people come from? Who were they? How did …


Top 10 Unsolved Mysteries of Science

Despite what cable news may tell you, scientists don’t really squabble over if evolution is real (it is) or if the climate is changing faster than …