SCIENCE - TECHNOLOGY - NATURE
EVEN EUROPE’S NEW PRIVACY LAWS CAN’T REGULATE FACEBOOK
GDPR might not be the global model for reining in tech companies, after all.
WATCH THIS BREATHTAKING, CLOSE-UP CLIP OF THE SURFACE OF A DISTANT COMET
This simple GIF will make your jaw drop.
INCREDIBLE FOSSILIZED FOOTPRINTS SUGGEST THAT EARLY HUMANS STALKED GIANT SLOTHS
A bigfoot-like ground sloth had unwelcome company about 11,000 years ago. No matter which way the giant creature went, ancient humans followed it, stepping in its elongated, kidney-shaped paw prints as they tracked the furry beast, a new study suggests.
COULD MARIJUANA MAKE YOU FORGET TO REMEMBER?
Stoners may not be as forgetful and absent-minded as the stereotype suggests. A new study finds that heavy
users are just as good as everybody else at remembering tasks they need to do in the future.
WHAT IF EARTH STARTED SPINNING BACKWARD?
If Earth were to spin in the opposite direction, it would transform the world as we know it.
THIS EERIE HUMAN-LIKE FIGURE IS TWICE AS OLD AS EGYPT'S PYRAMIDS
A towering, human-like figure carved from wood and discovered in a Russian peat bog is more than twice as old as the Egyptian pyramids, scientists have found.
Gold miners discovered pieces of the elongated structure, dubbed the Shigir Idol, in 1894.
FACTS ABOUT CHLORINE
If you have ever taken a prescription medicine, driven a car or drunk tap water, you likely have been exposed to chlorine.
Chlorine, element No.
PENIS TRANSPLANT IS LATEST SURGERY HELPING PEOPLE FEEL LIKE THEMSELVES
“I finally felt more normal.”
AI COULD START A NUCLEAR WAR. BUT ONLY IF WE LET AI START A NUCLEAR WAR
Simon says “Nuke ‘em.”
WHY NEW GUINEA WARRIORS PRIZED HUMAN BONE DAGGERS
When facing rivals, the warriors of New Guinea had a choice of deadly bone daggers; they could fight with daggers crafted from human thighbones or weapons shaped from the thighbones of cassowaries, flightless, dinosaur-like birds.