Astronomers have observed a supernova unlike any ever observed before, and it might be strong evidence of an important kind of stellar death that would have shaped early
It's amazing how much they've been able to achieve with ingenuity and sheer determination.
Species are going extinct and the climate is warming rapidly — yet at least materially, humans are doing better than ever. Welcome to the environmentalist's paradox.
Voting machines weren’t the only thing getting penetrated at DEF CON this year.
When it comes to vanity license plates, sometimes it seems states focused too much on decency and not enough on practical outcomes.
It's clear that Martin has a complicated, and arguably unresolved, relationship with the television series.
Amazon sometimes requires small businesses to get permission from manufacturers to sell their products on Amazon Marketplace.
A man in the Philippines has a creative method of using plastic lawn chairs to cross the flooded street.
For years, American smokers have been spared the unpleasant images of gangrene infected feet, swollen tongues overtaken by cancerous tumors and blackened lungs that are o
Spiegelman claims that Marvel Comics rejected his essay because the publisher — chaired by Trump follower Ike Perlmutter —was trying to remain apolitical.
Hundreds of people say a Michigan doctor falsely diagnosed them with epilepsy. He wouldn't be the first to lie to patients about how sick they are.
It's an incredible moose, but this is an even more incredible narration.
Paladin Press was both a test-case for the First Amendment and the research material for some of the most cold-hearted killers the country has ever seen.
Memphis? Hawaiian? Korean? Which big hunks of sweaty meat are least likely to result in me becoming a big hunk of sweaty meat?
Who gets to decide what gets blasted into space?
Stocking up on supplies for the new school year? Keep more money in your wallet when you take advantage of these limited-time discounts on Amazon.
With less work to go around, will people twiddle their thumbs or find better things to do with their time?
Geez, I wonder what I can possibly do to make something already plenty scary even scarier?
Juan Sanchez was once hailed as a champion for social justice. Then his network of shelters started taking in children split from their relatives.
Where once a tower stood, now there is only goo.
When it comes to who is happier, people with kids or those without, most research points to the latter. But a new study suggests that parents are happier than non-parents
Kate Walter went to Woodstock in 1969 with her boyfriend. She went back in 1994 with her girlfriend. She's not going back again.
New language can become a useful tool for changing how people deal with each other.
You might not think cigarette butts could be that bad for plants.
Once an obscure idea confined to the darker corners of the internet, the anti-Islam ideology is now visible in the everyday politics of the west. How did this happen?
What are some of the distinct cultural pockets of the United States? A Redditor attempted to delineate every specific region.
For youngsters these days, an hour of free play is like a drop of water in the desert. Of course they're miserable.
A behind-the-scenes look at bringing the 96-year-old stadium into the 21st century.
The mountain bike slope course at Crankworx's extreme-style mountain biking competition in Whistler looks obscenely hard.
There are at least ten stone-cold classics in her discography.
They say sitting is the new smoking, but it can be hard to convince your boss to invest in standing desks. This WOM Height Adjustable Tabletop Standing Desk Converter hel
Given how dated the show has become by contemporary standards, its enduring appeal can be a little surprising. But for new viewers, however, Friends harkens back to a sim
Behind Mr. Miller's singular grip on the Trump anti-immigrant agenda are forces far bigger than his own hostility toward the foreign-born.
The former graduate student said Dennis Kelly subjected him to invasive procedures during two visits.
Greta Thunberg is the driving force behind a movement that has seen more than 2 million teens around the world take part in school strikes against climate change.
Janet Flaherty got an alarming call last October from the agency tasked with coordinating in-home care for her 82-year-old mother. It could no longer send her mom’s h
A skygazer spotted an extraordinary 360 degree cloud.
A YouTuber has been inserting his cat OwlKitty into various movies and this one is perhaps his most ambitious.
In El Paso, we call it the Rio Grande; our neighbors in Juárez know it as Río Bravo. It’s supposed to be a national border, but the river had its own ideas.
The 51-year-old pro-skater shows that he still has all the moves from his video game.
The late night host candidly reveals his philosophy on coping with loss.
At 17, Jann Arroyo Morales is a member of the Army's first recruiting class born after 9/11.
What's it like to write with a $10,000 pen? This guy found out.
Good Samaritans assist a woman who is shocked to discover her baby is trapped inside a locked car with no way of getting her out.
Uber driver Lamiyah Jabbar had dropped off a woman to work earlier in the day and heard her talk about her struggles, so she decided to surprise her with a new dress.
From 1926 to 1985, it was the primary route for those who migrated west. The history behind how a road became a legend.
Humans are like ungainly packets of meat when paddling in the ocean and should be easy prey compared to fast-moving fish and seals. So, why are so few people attacked by
It turns out that I—and most other Atlantans—unwittingly reside in Smokey Brown Cockroach Valhalla.
A mundane joy in a season fraught with despair
Earlier this year, two baseball-playing doppelgängers decided to find out if they're related.