Let Science Be Your Babysitter! Entertain Your Kids on a Snow Day Using Nothing More Than Static Electricity!
It's been a busy year for NASA! Now it's up to you to determine which is the best of the best.
The raw science behind our love for libations.
Nobody knew that Weather Channel was capable of a verbal smackdown quite like this.
Do you enjoy using your bones, eyes, and/or heart? You should probably stay on Earth.
Do flaked oats really make a difference...?
After this...you’ll never see pranks in the same light again.
I feel like such a fool.
The crazy way your brain can dump old information in order to make room for new knowledge!
Can the guy who invented Facebook cure all our known diseases? Yeah, maybe he can.
How the STEM program is giving young minds a chance to prove themselves.
It’s been more than 150 years, and scientists still can’t figure out what made these mounds.
This is freaking amazing!!!!! Just a great idea at the cost of nothing!
Slowly, but surely, orthodontics do their work and straighten out crooked teeth.
Paintings would suddenly come to life. Hallucinations occurred. Physical abuse continued even towards family members.
Time to collect all the ethyl alcohol we can get!
This one is not even close.
Downgraded to a "dwarf planet" a decade ago, Pluto actually is more geographically diverse than many planets in our Solar System, according to new studies published months after the New Horizons spacecraft flew by in 2015. Get to know your neighbor!
This is awesome, but most people don't understand!
This is some X-Files level stuff.
One of the greatest discoveries ever made by man was over 2 million years ago by a knuckle-headed cave dweller. A discovery that went on to pave the way for other great discoveries like bacon, bacon and more bacon. What was that initial discovery, you ask? Well if you didn't already get the hint from the article title I'll tell you. FIRE!!!
Turns out women have been inventing culture-altering devices for more than the last 200 years. If you're using WiFi, windshield wipers or a paper bag, you'll know what we mean.
With a spy drone you can go almost anywhere and remain undetected. So one guy, decided to fly his spy drone over a farm and what he discovered is awful and shocking.
Think it's unlikely that you may know a real sociopath? The scary truth will make you think again.
The human body is amazing, and the process of bringing another human into the world just blows my mind!
Launched in 2006, the New Horizons mission to Pluto reached its fruition during a flyby on July 14, 2015. More than 1,200 photos were snapped. What have we learned about our ninth and most mysterious planet?
"Pretty nice job with all of those buildings, humans. It'd be a shame if something were to happen to them..."
In the mood for having your brain broken? These seemingly impossible pictures of physics gone wrong can do just that.
Two geologists have a new theory: chemical reactions, triggered by water far below the Earth's surface, could have made part of the North American plate less dense, causing parts of the Western United States to risen.
Later this week, humanity is once again traveling where no man has ever gone before. This time, to a dwarf planet!
Scientists say ancient DNA samples indicate massive migration to Europe from the east took place some 4,500 years ago.
The unusually old specimen has called Ann Arbor, Mich., home since 1934.
Body-size increases have occurred since animals first appeared in the fossil record, some 550 million years ago, according to a study.
Everyone knows that Mother Nature has a cool streak, but sometimes she really outdoes herself.
Would you give up everything for a trip to Mars? For these 33 individuals, the answer is clear.
If you give a monkey a typewriter, will it reproduce the works of Shakespeare? Or will it poop on everything? Thankfully, science has the answer.
British lawmakers will vote Tuesday on whether to let scientists use controversial techniques to create babies from the DNA of three people — a move that could prevent children from inheriting potentially fatal diseases yet would make Britain the first country in the world to allow embryos to be genetically modified.
Carl Djerassi died of complications of cancer in his San Francisco home at 91.
Charles H. Townes was aNobel laureate in physics who unapologetically spoke of his strong spiritual faith.
For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday.
SpaceX said it will for the first time try to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform in the ocean after launching cargo to the International Space Station.
Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life on Earth.
New Horizons was launched in January 2006 and was in hibernation for 1,873 days, about two thirds of its journey, to preserve the craft's electric power.
SpaceShipTwo Serial No. 2 will replace one that was destroyed last week after aerodynamic forces ripped it apart.
Facebook recently began covering costs of egg freezing for employees and Apple will do the same starting in January as women look to have babies later in life -- after their careers are established.
Virgin Galactic had hoped to start ferrying passengers to the edge of space in 2015. That dream was scattered across California's Mojave Desert after the disaster that claimed Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo and the life of one of its pilots.
“People don’t realize how fast things are changing,” one expert says. “You’ve gone from UAVs costing hundreds of thousands of dollars a few years ago to the price of a cellphone and it’s not going to stop there.”
If you thought last winter was a horror show, with cold blasts from the polar vortex and a lack of California rain, federal forecasters have some news you may want to hear now.
They dwarf contributions from nations like Germany and China.
A fast-moving comet is about to fly by Mars for a one-in-a-million-year encounter with the Red Planet, photographed and documented by a flurry of spacecraft.