From landspeeders to lightsabers The trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens may be just 88 seconds long, but it still manages to pack a punch. (Some of us have even spent way too long dissecting the
Harnessing the power of sound using office supplies On the ground floor of Pioneer Works Center for Arts and Innovation in Brooklyn, New York, a bearded and flanneled trio played gloomy arrhythmic music
As the world braces for a huge population influx into cities, a new exhibit looks at how scaling infrastructure could improve life in the accompanying "unplanned settlements." In the overcast light of
The vast majority of city street journeys take place in cars – despite all the many benefits of cycling. What would it take to really get urban citizens taking to two wheels? Katia Moskvitch investigates.
Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind It's OK To Be Smart set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding Game of Thrones. In the PBS digital short
Garbage breeds everywhere -- old sneakers, crushed beer cans, plastic bottles, broken glass and plastic household items defile the ought-to-be pristine shores. The huge monitor lizard rests on a bed of
But what about the lives of an entire generation? Can a book change the future? Miriam Tuliao, assistant director of central collection development at the New York Public Library, helped us come up with