Think your job is stressful? Imagine if you had to do it strapped to the wings of a propellor plane. The Breitling Wingwalkers are a squadron of pilots and dancers […]
Researchers are making progress in the effort to develop safe and practical supernumerary robotic limbs.
Why are we prioritizing completion, rather than actual learning?
"Think R2D2," Walmart wrote in a press release. Others are thinking "layoffs."
Why did Jackie Robinson have to break baseball’s color line in 1947 after another man broke it almost 70 years before?
If you know the sexually and racially charged art of Kara Walker, you know one thing—she’s not subtle. Walker’s artistic oeuvre to date makes the title of her newest work, […]
Seventy-five years ago, The Museum of Modern Art staged their first exhibition devoted to the work of a single photographer—Walker Evans: American Photographer. That show brought together many of Walker […]
So lots of readers (about six) have written ME asking for advice on what book they should read to turn their lives around. Here’s my recommendation: Lost in the Cosmos by […]
When you’re an infant, the brain makes three dots and a line into a face; later in life, it turns a creak and a shadow into a ghost. Adults too […]
n nOver the weekend, Rob Walker of the New York Times took a closer look at the evolving business model for Threadless.com, which has often been cited as an example […]
More work is needed before declaring the technique a fountain of youth.
The artifacts were often made from found objects – an Ivory dish-soap bottle transformed into an earthenware figure.
Though difficult to watch, films like "Shoah" and "Life of Crime" cover topics that should not be ignored.
Break into London Zoo? Illegal, but it would improve the London Circle Walk
Humans who've lived through the same events often remember them differently. Could quantum physics be responsible?
From a desert oasis to the Rocky Mountains, being filled with awe makes me a better scientist.
Even though no human has stepped foot on the Moon's surface in 50 years, the evidence of our presence there remains unambiguous.
The James Webb Space Telescope finally could answer the age-old question of whether we are alone in the universe.
We know it couldn't have began from a singularity. So how small could it have been at the absolute minimum?