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After a student protest in Iguala, Mexico, last month, dozens of young men were seen being hauled off into police vans. Then, they vanished. One month later, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers
Simulation technology shows why you should sit very far behind a sick passenger. At first, the video displays the virtual insides of a crowded passenger airplane. Then all of a sudden, one of the passengers
Women are more flexible in their desires than men, study suggests Cornell University researchers used porn and measures of pupil dilation to study arousal in straight-, gay- and bisexual-identifying men
Levers are the way of the future. In Vancouver, the humble doorknob is being phased out. Kind of. Effective in March, new housing will be required to install levers on doors and faucets, instead of the
The flu can be deadly to populations that have never encountered influenza viruses. Late last month, something extraordinary happened at the edge of the rainforest in Acre, Brazil. Members of an uncontacted
It's in a Pharrell and Miley Cyrus song now, not just in your text to your girlfriend. Is this sticking around? We asked the dictionary. Here it is, the dawn of "bae," word of indiscriminate origin and
They're quite a pair, aren't they? Cyclist Bartosz Huzarski is getting lots of mileage off a photo he posted on Facebook of his pumped, veiny legs after he completed the 18th stage of the Tour de France.
It usually eats fruits and seeds, but it has been said to have a taste for blood. Behold the tufted ground squirrel, one of the strangest tree-dwelling rodents found on Earth. Native to Borneo, it is seen--one
A handy manual to prepare you for life's misadventures. Jose Salvador Alvarenga was fishing off the coast of Mexico in late 2012 when a powerful storm sent his boat adrift. Marshall Islanders found the
Eradicating this this nasty parasite would be great for humanity, but should we consider the ecological impacts? The guinea worm is one seriously disturbing parasite. When someone ingests its larvae by
When New Orleans duo Generationals went into the studio to record their fourth album, Alix, out September 16, they knew they wanted to shake up the comfortable rhythm reached after nearly a decade of together.
And a lemon, and some other stuff. But mostly pennies. Skip the tangled strings of holiday lights this year and go wireless using a few copper-coated cents. U.S. pennies minted since 1982 conceal a zinc
A Norwegian dance-pop song called "The Fox" asks the question: the cow goes moo, the duck goes quack, but what sound does the fox make? We have the answer! A music video from a Norwegian duo called Ylvis
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a group few have heard of, was just awarded the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize. It's well-deserved. Here's who they are. The Nobel Committee announced