22 August 2019

How to have an all-renewable electric grid

When your gut bacteria talk, your brain listens and replies

The next trick for CRISPR is gene-editing pain away

Why a Polish Village Hasn’t Seen a Baby Boy Born for Almost 10 Years

What Happens When a Drone Crashes Into Your Face?

The first photo of all four Beatles together, taken 57 years ago today; and the last photo of all four together, taken 50 years ago today.

Millions of old gadgets ‘stockpiled in drawers’

Python wars: the snake epidemic eating away at Florida

85 years ago today General Smedley Darlington Butler was approached by Gerald MacGuire to lead a coup in the United States

A Chunk of Trinitite Reminds Us of the Sheer, Devastating Power of the Atomic Bomb

Secrets of the 9-1-1 Dispatcher

To Solve Hospital Overcrowding, Think Like a Mathematician

Is Tribalism a Natural Malfunction?

The Family: ‘Raised in a doomsday cult, I entered the real world at 15’

How K-pop is luring young North Koreans to cross the line

How Men’s Bodies Change When they Become Fathers

Inside the Twisted, Worldwide Hunt for a $7 Million Stolen Car

The Curse of Playing the Wicked Witch of the West

21 August 2019

What Albert Einstein owes to David Hume

The Big Business of Scavenging in Postindustrial America

Woman Finds 3.72-Carat Yellow Diamond While Watching YouTube Video on How to Find Diamonds

33 years ago today a cloud of deadly gas erupted from a lake and killed over 1,700 people

What Is Dark Energy?

Scientists Are Discovering Long-Lost Rules for Ancient Board Games

Sartre’s Bad Trip

The Racism of Carl Jung

Feel like quitting? Blame your brain cells

YouTube has removed videos of robots fighting, citing “animal cruelty”

The Hottest Thing in Food Is Made of Peas, Soy, and Mung Beans

How Guillotine Haircuts became all the Rage in France

A brief history of the Vikings

‘My Life With Face Blindness’

You Won’t See Quantum Internet Coming

Why a Promising, Potent Cancer Therapy Isn’t Used in the US

The Invention of Dessert

Way Before Roller Coasters, Russians Zipped Down Enormous Ice Slides

Why cashier’s checks are part of so many online scams

Titanic sub dive reveals parts are being lost to sea

Beatings, murders and prisoners set on fire: inside the prison called ‘gangland’

On this day in 1981 Dr. Julie Cliff received a telex about a mysterious malady in Mozambique

Blow to 10,000-hour rule as study finds practice doesn’t always make perfect

Think ‘like’ began with Valley Girls? Guess again.

Air pollution linked to bipolar disorder, depression

The Cold War spy technology which we all use

20 August 2019

India’s Skeleton Lake contains the bones of mysterious European migrants