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Over the past 50 years, 27 leap seconds have been added to our time.
"The digital HQ - the digital infrastructure that supports productivity and collaboration - actually became more important than the physical HQ."
Not all stress is created equal.
An interactive “globe of notability” shows the curious correspondences and the strange landscape of global fame.
Long before Christopher and Magellan, ancient explorers voyaged into the unknown and brought home extraordinary tales.
The answer to this question depends on how you define "freedom."
“How can we live without our lives? How will we know it’s us without our past?” Steinbeck writes.
Future evolution: from looks to brains and personality, how will humans change in the next 10,000 years?
Discussions of human evolution are usually backward looking, as if the greatest triumphs and challenges were in the distant past.
Move over, IC 1101. You may be impressively large, but you never stood a chance against the largest known galaxy: Alcyoneus.
On the largest scales, galaxies don't simply clump together, but form superclusters. Too bad they don't remain bound together.
Scientists used 3D scans to analyze the corpse of Amenhotep I. They discovered that his brain was never removed and that he was circumcised, among other curiosities.
How can you "touch the Sun" if you've always been inside the solar corona, yet will never reach the Sun's photosphere?
A few years ago, the first dark matter-free galaxies were announced, and then immediately disputed. Now, there are too many to ignore.
On Nov. 15, 2021, U.S. officials announced that they had detected a dangerous new debris field in orbit near Earth. Later in the day, it was confirmed that Russia had […]
We haven't seen a partial eclipse lasting this long since 1440, and won't again until 2669. North America is perfectly positioned for 2021's.
Although equal parts Hollywood blockbuster and Putinist propaganda, "Trotsky" still manages to capture the good, the bad, and the ugly of Russia’s revolutionary past.
The creator of the index called it a public utility for accessing the “vast ocean” of human knowledge.
The first world that humans should inhabit beyond the Earth is the Moon, not Mars. Here's why terraforming our lunar neighbor is so appealing.
The Chegg cheating scandal reveals a critical need to rethink the student experience in post-COVID education.
Bitcoin is often derided as volatile, but a new report suggests there is a method to the madness.
Starting just about now, leaves start changing color from north to south, high to low, light to dark.
The few seconds of nuclear explosion opening shots in Godzilla alone required more than 6.5 times the entire budget of the monster movie they ended up in.
The same parts of the brain that help us navigate complex social interactions can also drive us to make wildly bad investments.
By the end of this decade, Seabed 2030 wants to produce accurate maps for the remaining 80 percent of the ocean floor.