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This Is What's Living In New York City's Subways

This Is What's Living In New York City's Subways

Jacqueline Howard  11.30.2015
A stunning new portrait series reveals an up-close glimpse of the germs growing in New York City's subway cars. Brooklyn-based artist...
10 Mind-Boggling Science Facts That Will Make You Feel Grateful

10 Mind-Boggling Science Facts That Will Make You Feel Grateful

David Freeman  11.25.2015
From the farthest reaches of the cosmos to the curious behavior of subatomic particles, science helps us understand our universe. But...
Science Has Determined How NOT To Look Stupid

Science Has Determined How NOT To Look Stupid

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  11.24.2015
Whether it's your sibling, best friend, parent or even your boss, you've called someone stupid at some point in your life. But how...
Future Dead People, Don't Trust This Guy's Plan To Resurrect You

Future Dead People, Don't Trust This Guy's Plan To Resurrect You

David Moye  11.24.2015
A Los Angeles man's alleged plan to resurrect the deceased using cryonics and artificial intelligence may be dead on arrival.  Multiple...
Lab-Grown Meat May Change Our World, And Here's How

Lab-Grown Meat May Change Our World, And Here's How

Rahel Gebreyes  11.23.2015
Dr. Mark Post, a researcher at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, served up a lab-grown hamburger patty for taste testing at...
Neil deGrasse Tyson's Number-One Tip For Having Sex In Space

Neil deGrasse Tyson's Number-One Tip For Having Sex In Space

Eliza Sankar-Gorton  11.20.2015
"Bring a lot of leather belts to keep things strapped down... and you'll be just fine." That's the best way to have sex in space,...
From Paleo Snoozing to the Butt Dialing Crisis: This Week's Curios

From Paleo Snoozing to the Butt Dialing Crisis: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11.20.2015
Last week's Curios covered the newspaper error that led to the Nobel Prize, how artisanal pizza could save the coal industry from extinction,...
A Single Raisin Can Predict Your Child's Intelligence

A Single Raisin Can Predict Your Child's Intelligence

Newser  11.19.2015
Raisins: They're not just for making inferior cookies anymore. Researchers claim they can predict how well an 8-year-old will do in school...
These Lab-Grown Vocal Cords Sound Like The Real Thing

These Lab-Grown Vocal Cords Sound Like The Real Thing

Jacqueline Howard  11.19.2015
A team of scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison has bioengineered vocal cord tissue capable of vibrating and generating sound...
Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Life

Face Transplant Surgeons Make History And Change A Life

Jacqueline Howard  11.16.2015
Volunteer firefighter Patrick Hardison, a 41-year-old resident of Senatobia, Mississippi, suffered extensive facial burns after...
How One Man's Face Became Another Man's Face

How One Man's Face Became Another Man's Face

New York Magazine  11.15.2015
For the moment, the face belongs to no one. It floats in a bowl of icy, hemodynamic preserving solution, paused midway on its journey...
Your Cat's Grooming Habits Could Solve A Huge Problem In Technology

Your Cat's Grooming Habits Could Solve A Huge Problem In Technology

Chris D'Angelo  11.10.2015
While hair keeps animals warm, it also creates a daily burden of maintenance. Adult cats, for instance, spend up to 50 percent of...
From Robotic Trash to the Senate's Sweet Secret: This Week's Curios

From Robotic Trash to the Senate's Sweet Secret: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  11. 6.2015
Last week's Curios covered the future of robotic trash collection, 19th century "prescription" beards, and the sweet history of the U.S....
5-Year-Old Mental Giant Is Also Telepathic, Mom Claims

5-Year-Old Mental Giant Is Also Telepathic, Mom Claims

David Moye  11. 6.2015
By almost any measure, 5-year-old Ramses Sanguino is a gifted child. The Los Angeles-based lad is learning seven different...