The Outlawed Secret Masonic Society of Pugs

Could This Futuristic Vessel Be the World’s First Zero-Emissions Cruise Ship?

How did the first sugars appear? A question as important as the origin of life

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The True Horror Behind Britain’s ‘Monkey Dust’ Drug Scare Story

Could taurine be the new fountain of youth?

Blackmailers are using deepfaked nudes to bully and extort victims, warns FBI

AI system devises first optimizations to sorting code in over a decade

Why elephants have whiskers on their trunks

Powerful Hurricanes Have Reduced Coastal Cities to Wreckage. But This Community Stands Unscathed.

The US has a child labor problem – recalling an embarrassing past that Americans may think they’ve left behind

Inside 4chan’s Top-Secret Moderation Machine

‘World’s most painful insect sting’ found to target nerves in unique way

Why Charles M. Schulz Gave Peanuts A Black Character (1968)

The “First Predators” Ruled a World Full of Bacteria

‘I just bought the only physical encyclopedia still in print, and I regret nothing’

The Last Egg

How TikTok fueled Hyundai and Kia thefts

The Ethics and Tech of Dream Seeding

Inside the quest to engineer climate-saving “super trees”

How to Clear 500,000 Feral Cats From New York’s Streets

NASA gives go for launch of mission to $10-quadrillion asteroid

How The Creator Economy Is Incentivizing Propaganda

Brain cells can fuse from COVID-19

Sweden is Building A Road That Charges EVs as They Drive

“Rewrite the textbooks”: Circular RNA we make ourselves can trigger cancers

Testing antibacterial surfaces on the International Space Station

Total recall: the people who never forget

Why Singapore is the only place in the world selling lab-grown meat

Morality is declining, right? Scientists say that idea is an illusion

The brightest gamma-ray burst ever seen has unique jet structure powering it

Scientists record first known ‘virgin birth’ in female crocodile in Costa Rica

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‘I’ve seen the future that terrifies Hollywood actors. Here’s what the tech can really do.’

Life before air conditioning: Curly hair kept early humans cool, says study

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Solves a Longtime Mystery About the Sun

This Artificial Muscle Moves Stuff on Its Own

Photos: Smoke From Canada’s Wildfires Drifts South

Uttar Pradesh: Why it took 42 years to convict a 90-year-old in India

The Dubious Economics of Deep-Sea Mining

‘Deeply personal and very authentic’: how podcasts took over the world in 20 years

What Did the Ancient Romans Smell Like?

Scientists drill into Earth’s crust, gather historic samples of mantle

Canada’s Big Flex in Space

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“Dead Duck Day” marks that time a scientist witnessed gay duck necrophilia

Face-worn tech could help bring smell-o-vision to the world of VR

On the space between waking and dreaming in Kafka’s diaries

Synthetic species created without biochemistry operate according to Darwinian evolutionary principles

Great White Sharks Come Much Closer to Swimmers Than Thought in Southern California

Intelligence Officials Say U.S. Has Retrieved Craft of Non-Human Origin

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What’s really changed 10 years after the Snowden revelations?

Video: Why the US is Removing These Dams [9:45]

Brain tumors are cognitive parasites – how brain cancer hijacks neural circuits and causes cognitive decline

These ‘Psychedelic Cryptography’ Videos Have Hidden Messages Designed to Be Seen While Tripping

Development of communication in chimpanzees echoes that of human infants

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