Friendsgiving Is the Hippest, Easiest Way to Dodge Thanksgiving Angst
A Friendsgiving potluck is for millennials ... and anyone else who wants to eat on Thursday.
Boy Scout Merit Badges and the Paradoxical Digital Future of Being Prepared
The call to "Be Prepared" no longer has anything to do with camping. What is a boy scout to do?
Theoretical Physics, the Scientific Method, and the Damage Done
German quantum gravity expert Sabine Hossenfelder is fighting in the battle over theoretical physics, a clash between those looking for evidence and those looking to move forward faster.
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There are mathematical surprises buried in that nine-square grid.
Why the Max Planck Institute Wanted to Cook Up Plasma in its Fusion Reactor
One million degrees is all it takes.
Human Rights Watch: Teens Get Sick Working in America's Tobacco Fields
Acute nicotine poisoning plagues child workers in the land of the free.
How Quantum Computing Works
Take a byte out of quantum physics to go with your lunch.
'No Man's Sky' Has to Outmanuever Time Dilation and Skip General Relativity
Time isn't consistent in interstellar space, but it is in video games.
Edward Snowden Would Rather Play Fallout 4 Than Correct AP Journalists
Twitter is Edward Snowden's power armor.
Fermilab Has Reason to Suspect We Don't Live in a Holographic Universe
Physics takes a break from blowing your mind.
The 2015 Guide to App Gifts That Are Also Thoughtful Gifts
The app store doesn't have to be the shop of last resort this holiday.
Physics Says Emperor Palpatine Must Eat Mad Calories to Use Force Lightning
Energy in a closed system can't be created or destroyed. Darth Sidious must have quite the appetite.
The Sound Orb Is the Tactile Speaker System You Didn't Know You Wanted
Reach out and touch music.
Design and Play the Game of Your Dreams at NYU's Game Center
What happens when you play video games for four years at NYU? You get a degree.
How the Psychology of Risk Explains the Flame War Over Syrian Refugees
The governors who reject refugees are ignoring basic math, law, and common sense.
Explaining the Guy Who Threw a Champagne Bottle and Turned It Into a Rocket
We needed propulsion physics to calculate how hard it bounced back to nail him.
Why Oklahoma's High Plains Are Turning Into a Sea of Juniper
If you want grasslands 50 years from now, it's time to break out the fire.
Applying to School? We've Ranked the College Rankings
Show 'U.S. News' who's boss.
How Machine Learning and Jazz Piano Luminary Art Tatum Power Online Radio
Art Tatum played so fast they named the musical atom after him.
Stream 10,000 Rad Vintage Wax Cylinder Recordings From the UCSB Library
Perfect when you want to hear the 1800s.