Running enthusiasts, next time you complete a 5K pat yourself on the back and say to yourself, "I just finished Super Mario Bros." Extrapolating the distance of each level, assuming Mario's small size
Just this week Spotify revealed it was expanding its Web API, with data from its recent acquisition of The Echo Nest taking a leading role. With that in mind, an interesting little nugget has come to courtesy
Today is caturday once again, and if you're like me, you are busy -- perhaps a bit overwhelmed -- with all the things you have committed to finishing before going on holiday. I recently stumbled across
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Robert Waddell says he's glad the stem cells that healed him came from "a guy who was 50 years old" and not a human embryo. As a Catholic, Waddell opposes the destruction of embryos
The science shows that fish use tools, feel pain, have long memories, and deserve better treatment from us. Whether they're caught in the wild or raised in captivity, fish are a major food souce worldwide.
Our picks of the week from around the web, including the science behind an everyday knotty problem, the man who sequenced his baby’s genome before birth and why the internet is a psychology experiment.
The U.S. doesn't routinely use the metric system. The U.S. government definition of a foot is 0.3048 meters. But if the length of a foot is based on the meter, what's the length of the meter based on?
This amusing video shares a few facts about the amazing megabats – the largest flying mammals alive in the world today Once again, it's caturday, so let's watch some animals doing stuff! Today's animals
As if Titan, the Saturnian moon with mountains, dunes, rivers and lakes made of flammable hydrocarbons, wasn’t weird enough, now researchers have spotted an “island” in the middle of its second-largest
Graphene, the pure carbon material that's just one atom thick and nearly transparent when laid out in sheets, manages to be roughly 200 times stronger than steel, even though it's 60,000 times thinner
This story originally appeared on Business Insider What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned? In his book, "Mastery," Robert Greene draws from the latest
Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off. Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.