16 November 2019

How the world’s biggest gun helped solve a long-standing space mystery

Video: Side-by-side comparison: Zero Hour! (1957) Vs Airplane! (1980) [14:17]

How Chilean Protesters Took Down a Drone With Standard Laser Pointers

The Education of Natalie Jean

Weird earthquake just put a crack in France

The Unparalleled Genius of John von Neumann

The diabetes patients who hacked a pancreas

The Disappearance of John M. Ford

45 years ago today NASA broadcast a message toward globular star cluster M13

The toxic killers in our air too small to see

NASA Finds Neptune Moons Locked in ‘Dance of Avoidance’

‘Your throat hurts. Your brain hurts’: the secret life of the audiobook star

15 November 2019

The Strange Life and Mysterious Death of a Virtuoso Coder

Richard Jewell and the Night of the Atlanta Olympics Bombing

Does Anyone Rob Banks Anymore?

Ghost ships, crop circles, and soft gold: A GPS mystery in Shanghai

How biohackers are trying to upgrade their brains, their bodies — and human nature

You Can Own This Former ICBM Silo in the Arizona Desert

Ch’arki: The First Jerky

This Is Why Three Of The Lightest Elements Are So Cosmically Rare

The Sad, Grotesque Life of “Baboon Lady” Julia Pastrana

Physicists irreversibly split photons by freezing them in a Bose-Einstein condensate

The £7,500 dress that does not exist

‘Our Study Suggests Objective Reality Doesn’t Exist’

Apes Might Know That You Don’t Know What They Know

How the tofu is made: By incinerating plastic shipped from the U.S.

Do Babies Cry in Different Languages?

14 November 2019

Newborn baby hiccups could be key to brain development

Video: Automatic Strike Bowling Ball [7:31]

Italian council is flooded immediately after rejecting measures on climate change

Zoonoses: The Diseases Our Cats and Dogs Give Us

Researchers 3D-Printed Plastic Cubes With Complex Patterns That Make them Bulletproof

Neo-Nazi ‘Atomwaffen Division’ Spreads Fear in Germany

The Influencer Scientists Debunking Online Misinformation

The X-ray Craze of 1896

The Playboy and the Publisher: A Murder Story

Apollo 12: The electrifying return to the Moon

Handel and the Bank of England

Bert Is Evil: The True Story Behind the Web’s First Viral Hit

Watch real-life Iron Man smash his jet-powered suit record by flying at 85 mph along Brighton Pier

Puolanka: Finland’s ‘best worst’ dying town

The smell of old books could help preserve them

This Is How Your Old Television Set Can Prove The Big Bang

The great American tax haven: why the super-rich love South Dakota

She went under for routine surgery, woke up as a different person, and became a great songwriter