After decades at war, Colombia’s FARC fighters face a new struggle: returning to normal life.
The predominant theory of how life arose begins with the development of RNA before DNA, but a new study puts that narrative into question.
New fossil evidence shows sophisticated thought began earlier than we thought.
Proper Cloth is making it remarkably easy to get made-to-measure shirts. Between their sizing algorithm that creates a custom shirt size in seconds to their Design A Shirt tool that lets you customize every detail, everything is done online. No wonder they’re the highest-rated online shirtmaker on Google.
This last June, 953 musicians in China set the Guinness World Record for the largest performing rock band in the world with 349 singers, 154 guitarists, 151 drummers, 101 bassists, 100 keyboard players and 98 wind instrumentalists.
According to a new study in the journal Psychological Science, younger children aren’t interested in your choices so much as your thought process: Kids demand moral purity, and anything less makes you just a little bit evil.
That's right, today marks our most recent completion of a “galactic tick,” or one centi-arcsecond of our solar system’s galactic revolution. The next one will occur on June 26, 2018 (because the Milky Way is frickin' huge).
"At some point it’s hard not to conclude they decided the Trump train was the gravy train. It’s like watching 'Invasion of the Body Snatchers'."
After a five-decade long desegregation battle, two football teams face off for the final time in a Mississippi town.
Destin of Smarter Every Day does his very best not to pass out when flying with the 560th Flying Training Squadron.
Scholars and practitioners alike come down hard on the new law, with only one of seven lawyers suggesting the enactment would survive a challenge.
Touchscreen tablets, biometric readers, and Wi-Fi.
During a practice round for the Ryder Cup, Rory McIlroy struggled to hit a putt and heckler let him hear about it. And then the heckler got called up to the green and actually backed up his trash talk.
If you’re an NBA rookie, you really don’t want to go up against LeBron James. And if you find yourself at the world’s biggest pun competition, the last person you want to face is four-time defending champion Ben Ziek.
As sound threatens to pollute our national parks, a small team is trying to put a lid on it.
Workers' declarations in support of a 2012 lawsuit show they believed Trump pressured subordinates to create and enforce a culture where females’ looks were prized over their skills.
The website, splashy and white, promised locally sourced, plant-based meals, and it cost $420 for five days, about four times as much as I spend on my weekly meals. It was clear to me that I wasn’t just subscribing to a food service, I was signing up for a lifestyle, an aesthetic.
Once terms are well-established in the medical community, it’s impractical to make them vanish right away.
Martin Riese lives in the United States on an O-1 visa for his "extraordinary abilities." His skill? Being really good at drinking water.
The white gown is synonymous with weddings, a custom that’s often assumed to be a nod to old-school values of purity and chastity, as embodied by the virginal bride. But in reality, the rise of the white dress is less a story of religious influence or puritanical mores than it is a tale of economics and marketing.
The heart of the online retailer’s global empire is a giant warehouse in the north of England where workers say they are treated like machines to get your order to you wherever you are in the world.
You don’t need to own a lot of clothes, just a few really excellent essentials. And we've helped you find the best.
More than four months have passed since intruders came into Ana Ortiz's apartment and robbed her of over $2,600 in cash she needed to pay rent. The people who took her money weren't criminals, but officers with the New York City Police Department.
Beyond our macabre associations, scientists and startups are investigating the power of blood to combat degenerative diseases. But don't get carried away, just yet.
Unlike any other service on the market, this VPN immediately and automatically activates an encrypted VPN channel as soon your device connects to an unsecured Wi-Fi network (even if your phone is in locked mode or in your pocket.)
Towels, toothbrushes and even bars of soap: these are the things you should and should not share with friends.
No, those physicists aren't going to eat human meat in a farm structure. To them, "Cannibalism" and "Barn" mean something entirely different.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today: Hillary Clinton skipped her security training, Trump broke the US embargo against Cuba and Gary Johnson messes up again.
In an effort to make sure baby pandas fear humans, caretakers disguise themselves as adult pandas.
The linguistic field of prosody, the story of melody, pitch, and other hard-to-study verbal traits, is suddenly hot.
Some people might say "why don't you just go outside and walk your dog like a normal person instead of spending $2,000 on pet gym equipment?" And to those people, we reply, "yeah, you're totally right."
An NJ Transit train crashed into the station in Hoboken at the height of Thursday's morning rush, leaving twisted piles of metal and bricks and causing part of the highly trafficked terminal to collapse.
Mark Zuckerberg has shared a look at Facebook's massive Luleå data center in Sweden.
We would be screaming the whole way down, but the most Bernhard Kerr does is breathe a little bit heavily.
Typically you see a trend jump from one city to another before reaching country-wide or world-wide status. This was not the case here.
Based upon new findings extracted from a 9-ton block of rock and bone from eastern Utah, some squishy sediment could literally stop even the most rapacious raptors dead in their tracks.
No Aldo, Mars is *not* like Burning Man.
A slightly different cleat shape can make the difference between winning and losing.
The crazy collapse of Silicon Valley darling Hampton Creek, the rise of the Fixer Uppers and more stuff you should be reading this week.
These girls prove definitively that rope skipping is as competitive and badass as any other sport out there, especially when it's set to Usher's "Yeah!"