You know those Facebook events for which tonnes of people RSVP and share their ‘interested’ and ‘going’ statuses for casual brunches and music gigs? That same thing is happening for an event best described
One of my most painful memories as a kid was having my braces tightened. The orthodontist would grip his pliers, clamp down on the metal wire cemented to my teeth, and crank. I’m happy to have straight
Experts don’t have to plunge too deep to know what you’ve been up to Plumbers can save you big money. But if they diagnose dilemmas before the pipes burst or the mold takes up residence, they can also
An incredible new animation shows where, when, and how astronomers found 4,000 planets beyond our solar system
Earth is not alone, and a stunning new animation created using NASA data beautifully illustrates that point. There may be trillions of other planets in our galaxy, the Milky Way (which itself is one of
Apple’s App Store will celebrate its 11th anniversary later this week, but the company says it’s celebrating the Store’s 10th year by re-releasing a classic iPod and iPhone app: Texas Hold’em (via 9to5Mac).
After Mary Latham’s mother died in 2013, the New York wedding photographer spent several years feeling adrift, wondering how long her emotions would be so raw. Her mind would routinely go back to something
The first study of lion-porcupine interactions shows the spiny creatures can kill or seriously injure the big cats, with surprising impacts. In 1965, the “man-eater of Darajani” became famous after an
Releasing exotic animals into the wild is cruel and dangerous—for the pet and for native animals. On June 10th, the Massachusetts Environmental Police received a strange call. “We got a call to our dispatch
Your ideas and spirit are worth preserving. Take the struggle out of it. As a writer, I might be a little prejudiced here, but putting pen to paper or fingers to keyboard regularly is a wickedly awesome
A young Arctic fox has walked across the ice from Norway's Svalbard islands to northern Canada in an epic journey, covering 3,506 km (2,176 miles) in 76 days. "The fox's journey has left scientists speechless,"
In 2008, I packed up everything I owned into two suitcases and moved from San Francisco to London for love. More than 10 years later, I still live in Europe. There have been a lot of changes in that decade.
The flightless behemoth was three times the size of a modern ostrich and may have been a food source for our early European cousins. Almost two million years ago, giant hyenas, saber-toothed cats, and