Get to know the constellations—and how they fit into the galaxy. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel gets a lot of buzz, but we often forget about the Earth’s “ceiling”: the stars. Being able to navigate
A recent poll found that most Americans think algorithms are unfair. But was the poll itself biased? All around us, algorithms are invisibly at work. They're recommending music and surfacing news, finding
Fatal car crashes are way more likely with teens behind the wheel—but is inexperience really to blame?
Car crashes are the number one killer of Americans aged 16-19. While that fact is often chalked up to risk-taking behavior on the part of inexperienced young drivers, a new study suggests that brain development
Also be sure to listen to the latest Techathlon podcast. Nothing dominates a week of tech news quite like an iPhone launch event. This week, Apple unleashed a bevy of new products, including the iPhone
India's latest lunar mission might lend to rising tensions with China and Pakistan. On September 7, India's Chandrayaan-2 lunar mission deployed its Vikram lander for an attempted landing at the moon's
A man in New Zealand was called into a work meeting and feared the worst. So he hired an emotional support clown to join him. For Joshua Jack, the suspicion he might lose his job was right on the nose.
The Trump Administration just announced yet another blow to the country's environmental protections. On Thursday, officials from the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers repealed an Obama administration
Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued a Tropical Storm warning for residents of the Bahamas and the southeastern US on Thursday evening. Within the next 36 hours, this disturbance expected
A ban on flavored vaping products could help signal to teens that vaping isn't as safe as they think
The White House and the Department of Health and Human Services announced this week that they’re readying a ban on flavored e-cigarettes, which are seen as a major culprit behind the rise of teen and use
If you could pack a hot air balloon onto an interstellar spaceship and travel 110 light years to a certain planet orbiting a dim star in the constellation Leo, you'd have an experience not entirely unlike
Treating self harm as a condition, not a symptom could lead to better diagnoses and preventative care. One night in her Nashville apartment, Bre Banks read a comment from her boyfriend on Facebook. They
The Environmental Protection Agency has made moves to shrink national water protections for two years. In July 2017, the EPA and Army Corps formally proposed rescinding the Clean Water Rule; a proposal