Although Einstein's theory of space-time seems more complicated than Newtonian physics, it greatly simplified the mathematical description of the universe.
While we do not condone this Brazilian's tactics, it's difficult to deny how smoothly he pulled off the drone turret.
A plan to attack Area 51 went viral on Facebook, and a trove of memes soon followed. Some of the posts have irony layered so thick that it could reach the stars.
The San Luis Valley in southern Colorado still looks much as it did 100 or even 200 years ago. It's not hard to picture oneself as a homesteader. The land is not free bu
Using some of the world's most advanced microscope technology, scientists have captured images of molecules changing their charge state in real time.
Walmart isn't slacking off during Prime Day. Right now, they're selling the extremely popular Six-Quart Instant Pot DUO60 for just $49.99.
RTGame found a novel way to interact with viewers on Twitch.
The antidote to endless, thoughtless consumption lies not in purging ourselves of the stuff we own, but rather, redefining our relationship with stuff altogether.
What it's like to go viral as one of the Internet's biggest memes — and the moral complications of laughing along.
As mental health disorders run rampant, scientists are trying to make an immunization from bacteria that could help.
Scorching conditions are increasingly common at sporting events, creating risks and challenges for athletes.
On a Wednesday evening in March 2019, I stood in the basement of a budget hotel in central London as a former accountant named Arron used a wooden pipe to blow shamanic s
We don't have much patience for mean pranks, but this... this is what all pranks should be striving for.
Low-profile tires are all the rage these days, and mostly for aesthetics, as automakers want to project “performance” or whatever. But most people, even the ones who
For the past six years, Igors Rausis seemed unbeatable.
The folks at Moosejaw are running a massive sale on some of their best summer goods. There's still plenty of time to enjoy the warm weather, so don't miss out on these ki
This little one knows where it belongs.
Everyone knew Ghislaine Maxwell. But they didn't know the whole story.
When a bomb exploded in a tiny desert town, there was no doubt who did it. But no one could understand why.
Thiel, a Facebook board member, wants the FBI and CIA to ask questions of Google, starting with, “how many foreign intelligence agencies have infiltrated your Manhattan
To compete against Amazon's Prime Day sale, Walmart is dropping prices on big ticket items like this 4K Smart TV from Vizio.
This isn't the first time we've seen this effect, but it will never not be cool.
For almost as long as there have been movies, actors and actresses have been using the cinema to imagine what it would be like to go to space.
Viewed according to the logic of 21st-century fantasy culture, Disney doesn't just suddenly own all the properties. It owns all the mythologies.
We're trying to understand what this guy was thinking and we're coming up completely empty.
This aptly named giant barrel jellyfish was spotted off the coast of Cornwall by a biologist and wildlife presenter.
SHA 256 is a deterministic one-way hash function. We also didn't understand what half of those words meant until after watching this video.
A high risk, high reward proposition.
It doesn't need to be real because it's real in our hearts.
What new research reveals about sexual predators, and why police fail to catch them.
Thirty years ago, the village of Dobrusa had about 200 residents. At the start of this year, it had just three. And now there is just one.
As soon as he started running, it was all over.
While scientists tossing around the idea of alien life may find a rapt public audience, they can also draw cynical, even hostile reactions from their fellow scientists.
Make maintaining your online security a breeze with this Keeper Password Manager Subscription. It helps you generate, store and autofill strong passwords across all your
The telephone was a major driver of the development of spelling alphabets.
I don't know how I landed this job. But the most surprising part is that instead of helping my clients find love, they helped me get out of an abusive relationship.
Nearly a decade later, I can see that our work had unintended — but not unpredictable —consequences. In some cases, the AI went terribly wrong.