It is not often that a single work of history can change the course of an entire field and upset the received notions and received knowledge of the generations but that is exactly what "The Other Slavery"
If you peer out into the depths of space — at the vast expanse of stars, galaxies, and even the leftover glow from the Big Bang itself — you might think that if humanity can understand the laws of nature
That search took a cool turn this week … literally. A team of astronomers announced they have found not one but three Earth-size planets orbiting a red dwarf, a tiny and cool star just 40 light-years This
Mujica projected, from his presidential perch, the wildly innocent virtue of Uruguay itself -- and magnified it. If Uruguay as a country is part exile, part refuge, Mujica made the country more the latter.
Odds are that you're used to ironing some of your clothes to keep them wrinkle-free, or taking them to the dry cleaners when you can't (or just won't) put them through a washing machine. No great shakes,
Here’s some news the transgender community is going to like. Starting today Facebook users in the U.K. can choose from 70 different gender options for their profiles. “It’s all about Facebook enabling
US space agency commissions design for its first warp speed spaceship NASA announced in 2012 that it was working to build a "warp drive" that could enable "faster-than-light" travel. Two years later and
Pope Francis has told a Spanish newspaper that he prefers not to use a bulletproof Popemobile despite the dangers of an assassination attempt because it is a glass "sardine can" that walls him off from
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
Today is the day Mac-owning SimCity fans can get their hands on the digital download of the game that allows them to play with other people worldwide, regardless of platform. Available only as a digital
Amsterdam-based artist Berndnaut Smilde is best known for his fantastical Nimbus series, in which individual clouds appear to magically float in empty rooms. The haunting images portray the airy nimbuses