A Look at One of the Most Unusual Neighborhoods on Earth

The Gilbert U-238 Atomic Energy Lab Kit for Kids that Came with Actual Radioactive Materials, 1950s

Noise Is All around Us—and It’s Affecting You More than You Think

New York’s skyscrapers are causing it to sink – what can be done about it?

The Colorado River Is Shrinking. See What’s Using All the Water.

Video: The Big Lie About Nuclear Waste [13:54]

What Unites Organised Crime in Europe With Rebels in Myanmar? 3D-Printed Guns.

Math That Goes On Forever but Never Repeats

How Hyperinflation Heralded the Fall of German Democracy

Depression linked to brain’s subdued immune cells, not inflammation

DNA Analysis Reveals Interesting Information About the Origins of Native Americans

The man who spends $2 mn a year to look 18 is swapping blood with his father and son

Swimmer Stumbles Upon 1,800-Year-Old Marble Columns From Shipwreck Off Israel’s Coast

First Contact: Global team simulates message from extraterrestrial intelligence to Earth

How NASA Plans to Melt the Moon—and Build on Mars

See the House Engineers Built From Dirty Diapers

What happens if you skydive through a cloud?

Life on Earth might have gotten a boost from the Sun’s mega-tantrums

Elephants may be domesticating themselves

Dirty bomb radiation antidote begins human trials

Scientists discover brain signals for chronic pain

When it comes to advanced math, ChatGPT is no star student

The scientists coaxing back nature with sound

The Underground History of Turla, Russia’s Most Ingenious Hacker Group

Tweaking Just a Few Genes Transforms Scales Into Feathers

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Did Scientists Accidentally Invent an Anti-addiction Drug?

Captivating Close-Ups Show Amazing Details Hiding in The Glare of The Sun

He Freed an Innocent Man From Prison. It Ruined His Life.

Video: ‘Shake tables are way more complex than I thought’ [8:27]

Research ‘solves’ mystery of Jupiter’s stunning color changes

Building a Satellite out of Wood? Use Magnolia

The viruses that helped to make you human

Perfectly Preserved Declaration of Independence Found Under a $4 Painting

The hole truth: scientists solve mystery of ‘pogo-stick’ seabed tunnels

This perplexing optical illusion proves we shouldn’t believe our eyes

New from Damn Interesting: When the U.S. Army came for their land in 1877, the Nez Perce tribe complied. But tensions boiled over, and Chief Joseph led as they ran for their lives.

Memories Help Brains Recognize New Events Worth Remembering

First records of human kissing may date back 1,000 years earlier than estimated

This Eagle Would Eat Your Toddler If It Had The Chance

Researchers treat depression by reversing brain signals traveling the wrong way

The Two-Century Quest to Quantify Our Senses

‘Experience: I’ve got the best memory in the world’

How will we react when the aliens arrive?

Video: The Mysterious Explosion on the Moon Shouldn’t Have Happened [17:00]

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How a Threadbare ‘Bag of Secrets’ Led to Guy Fawkes’s Gruesome Execution

‘You can’t be – they’re all dead’: the miracle and tragedy of Tasmania’s Blythe Star shipwreck

The Hidden Dangers of the Decentralized Web

Can NASA’s Artemis moon missions count on using lunar water ice?

The global thickness and density of the Martian crust revealed

Is Consciousness More Like Chess or the Weather?

We’re effectively alone in the Universe, and that’s OK

The Young Miners Dying of “An Old Man’s Disease”

The Time Arthur Conan Doyle Got Pranked So Hard He Claimed Fairies Exist

Orcas have sunk 3 boats in Europe and appear to be teaching others to do the same

On this day in 1984 Michael Larson pressed his luck

What are the odds of a successful space launch?

Comb Jellies May Be the World’s Oldest Animal Group

Some black holes may actually be tangles in the fabric of space-time, new research suggests