I just love it when scientists respond to criticism by rolling up their sleeves and doing science. This is especially heartening during magical thinking, er, I mean, campaign season. What follows is a
Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I. 8 Minute Read Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the
Watch. Laugh. Repeat. Today marks the 10th anniversary of the Friends finale, and despite the time that's passed, we're still going through withdrawal. To help ourselves cope, we've found the animated
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Think you're special and unique? So did these folks, until they met Francois Brunelle. The 62-year-old Montreal-based photographer has spent the last 12 years scouring the world for complete strangers
First published on Tue 15 Oct 2013 23.16 EDT Wildlife photographer of the year 2013 and animal portraits winner: Essence of Elephants by Greg du Toit (South Africa) Photograph: Greg du Toit/2013 Wildlife
An Argentinian town has re-emerged after being underwater for 25 years, The Associated Press reports. In the 1920s Villa Epecuen, located in the farmlands 340 miles south of Buenos Aires, was established
Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad. Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones.
Google has released a stunning cache of satellite images that show how the globe has changed in recent decades. Thursday's announcement came from the search giant's official blog: "Working with the U.S.
The health benefits of exposing skin to sunlight may far outweigh the risk of developing skin cancer, according to scientists. Edinburgh University research suggests sunlight helps reduce blood pressure,
An Exclusive In-Depth Look: More than 100 Tibetans have self-immolated to protest China's policies in their homeland. This is one man’s story. 18 Minute Read Tibetans continue to burn. This week, two from