A 19-year study of lemon sharks shines new light on how they reproduce. Schoolchildren learn that sea turtles and salmon return to their places of birth in order to release their own young. But sharks?
The most irreplaceable nature reserves on Earth have been identified by an international team of scientists, based on the large numbers of threatened animals and birds they harbour. They range from a mountain
Diminish and Ascend is a sculptural installation by artist David McCracken that, from certain angles, looks like a never-ending staircase. Part of the annual event known as Sculpture by the Sea in Bondi,
AirPano is made of eight team members, who have wide-ranging backgrounds (civil engineering and medical cybernetics, among others). The amateur photographers are currently traveling around the world, major
Time is running out to enter this year's National Geographic photo contest, the deadline for submissions is Saturday, November 30. One first-place winner will be chosen from each of the three categories,
When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different.
The creator of the “Looks Like Music” project was inspired by his own dyslexia to come up with a more intuitive way of reading and writing music. Up until he went to college, Japanese media artist Yuri
One of my favorite viral e-mails of all time is one that simply shows the office desks of various geniuses that look like they needed an immediate visit from FEMA, ranging from the work platforms of Albert
Call it cloudy with a low chance of meatballs. The alien world Kepler-7b — a very reflective world in big telescopes — has clouds in its upper atmosphere. And scientists have actually been able to map
Designed by Italian company Cattelan Italia, DNA bookcase is a unique and stylish way to display your intrinsic love of reading. Crafted out of steel, this nearly 6-foot-tall tower features two platforms
A new study says people act more selfishly when dealing with wide-faced men. Man, it's a tough time to be a big-faced dude. Last year, two management professors at the University of California, Riverside
These are the soothing spaces our readers most covet. We've got cabin fever—in a good way. These rooftops, courtyards, patios, and gardens are a breath of fresh air. We celebrate the architecture firms
Google's latest doodle marks what would have been the 194th birthday of Jean Bernard Léon Foucault, the French physicist who used a simple pendulum to prove that the Earth rotates in space. But how does
Since we humans are prone to launching chemical weapons, unwittingly killing off the bee population or other factors that could lead to our extinction, it may be presumptuous to imagine what we'll look