Up to 10,000 years ago, all humans lived as hunter-gatherers, a semi-nomadic lifestyle involving a combination of hunting and gathering food from the land.   Searching for food requires a lot of walking, not to mention skill and patience. A...
It was a rough year on Earth in 2016 but we have lots to celebrate during this next revolution around the sun. Everything from eclipses and meteor showers to historic space missions with a lot more in between. Here’s...
The borough of Centralia is located in Columbia County, Pennsylvania. In the late 1800s it was a thriving anthracite coal mining town with a population of close to 3,000, but as of 2013 the population is no more than...
When scientists in 2015 dove below the crystal waters of the Solomon Islands in search of biofluorescent sharks, they got a bit more than they bargained for. Biofluorescence is the process of an organism absorbing light from the sun,...
Have you ever wanted to find a way to walk on water? Of course you have. Everybody has. The video above is a quick glimpse at how it's possible with Non-Newtonian Fluids. A Non-Newtonian Fluid is a one that has...
It seems that winter is going, and not coming, as a new study shows that Mars is coming out of an ice age that is part of a continuous climate change cycle. The research, published in the journal Science, shows...
Are you getting bored of walking into your local bar or pool hall and playing pool on that boring old rectangle table? Fortunately a math and science writer named Alex Bellos devised a new type of pool table using...
The hominid species Homo floresiensis were a small race of human-like creatures that lived on some Indonesian islands beginning at least 100,000 years ago. Because of their small stature- they were only about three feet tall and weighed around...
Scientists are trying to figure out why hundreds of pilot whales have beached themselves in just a few days on New Zealand’s South Island. As of about a week and a half ago, more than 650 whales have beached...
Every woman who has ever given birth has told a man that nothing he will ever encounter in life will be as painful as giving birth. They always wave it men's faces, that no matter how much struggle they...
The lost city of Atlantis is one of the oldest and most well-known mysteries of all time. As early as 360 B.C. the ancient philosopher Plato spoke of the lost civilization in several written dialogues. In these writings the...