The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now. Swedish developers
Some of the world's most renowned scientists are questioning whether the cosmos has an inner life similar to our own. For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest
Physicist Robbert Dijkgraaf, a contributor to the "The Usefulness of Useless Knowledge," explains how the small differences in theories about space and time might explain why life just happened to happen.
Corrections & clarifications: An earlier version of this story misrepresented one of Einstein's accolades. Here's what you probably know: Albert Einstein is the mastermind behind E=mc² and the Theory Relativity.
Researchers have discovered a new and unexpected force that acts on nanoparticles in a vacuum, allowing them to be pushed around by pure "nothingness". Of course, quantum physics is beginning to make clear
In 1998, two teams of scientists announced a shocking discovery: the expansion of the Universe was accelerating. Distant galaxies weren’t just receding from us, but their recession speed was increasing
For all our obsession with man-made wonders, technological advances and increasing urbanisation, nothing compares to the creations of Mother Nature. Vast cave systems, wild desert landscapes and breathtaking
The syringe slides in between the thumb and index finger. Then, with a click, a microchip is injected in the employee's hand. Another "cyborg" is created. What could pass for a dystopian vision of the
So there's that. A new study from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzilya in Israel has found that watching pornography before a first date might increase your odds of getting a second date. No, it's not
Travel Find perfection in these places where land meets water. Ask true beach lovers to name a favorite swath of surf and sand, and the answer changes with the tides. Luckily our planet is covered in seas,
Why we react to inconvenient truths as if they were personal insults. Albert Einstein was one of the most important physicists of all time. His scientific predictions have withstood 100 years of scientific