Exploring bleeding edge experiments, oddities, new and bizarre dicoveries, and fact-checking conspiracy theories since 2008. No question is out of bounds and no topic is too strange for a deep dive.
Pay no attention to the tech personalities double guessing COVID-19 models. They’re not the experts they think they are, or pretend to be.
Astronomers looking into the orbits of Kuiper Belt objects may have found a flaw in data we thought pointed to the existence of a large planet beyond Neptune’s orbit.
As the pandemic reveals more and more weaknesses in the economy, more people are turning to creating homemade porn. What will happen to them when the pandemic ends?
Stephen Wolfram joins a long line of theoreticians who believe they uncovered how the universe really works. He, like all of them, is almost certainly wrong.
When populists, demagogues, and authoritarians insist on attacking experts for trying to fix the problems their dogmas created, the consequences can destroy entire nations.
According to some of the latest research into cognition and neuroscience, our brains may not be the end-all-be-all of our intellectual prowess…
As the world is locked down in mass quarantine, we ask how we ended up with a pandemic and why are so many people so eager to blame everything but nature for it.
Some researchers are wondering if our conscious minds may spread outside of our bodies and think a study of spiders in their webs could prove their hunch.
Despite having more news than ever before, people looking for information about COVID-19 are drowning in a tsunami of rumors, propaganda, misinformation, and scams.
If we're going to explore space, we have to prepare for long periods of isolation and boredom. Can social distancing during this pandemic teach us how to deal with them?