How We Imagine Aliens - 45分前  Digg

This isn't about policing pop culture for scientific accuracy, of course. (That would be a very bad way to do science outreach.) (That last parenthetical was a direct address to Neil deGrasse Tyson.)
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What's Going On In Your Child's Brain When You Read Them A Story? - 3時間前  Digg

There are many ways young children encounter stories. A new study finds a "Goldilocks effect," where a cartoon may be "too hot" and audiobooks "too cold" for learning readers.
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Estonia Is Using Its Citizens' Genes To Predict Disease - 4時間前  Digg

The Estonian government announced in March that it would offer free genetic testing to 100,000 citizens as a part of its national personalized medicine program.
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Boba Fett Movie In The Works With 'Logan' Director James Mangold - 5時間前  Digg

Lucasfilm is developing movies on a slew of "Star Wars" characters, including Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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Are Avocados Toast? - 6時間前  Digg

What will we eat in 2050? California farmers are placing bets.
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Harvey Weinstein To Be Arrested On Friday In New York - 6時間前  Digg

Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities on Friday in connection with a sexual assault case. The Manhattan District Attorney's office is expected to charge Weinstein with at least one case.
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Ireland's Vote On Abortion Is A Referendum On The Nation's Future - 7時間前  Digg

The election — a test of the Catholic Church's grip on the country — will determine whether Irish women will continue to be shamed and coerced if they don't want to carry their pregnancies to term.
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The Science Behind Florida's Sinkhole Epidemic - 7時間前  Digg

Reports of these ground-chasms have been swelling in the past few years. Geology helps explain why.
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Why People Are Spending A Lot Of Money Buying Cartoon Cats Online - 7時間前  Digg

Are the baseball cards/Beanie Babies of the digital world finally here? Or is it all a farce?
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How Nations Stay Together - 9時間前  Digg

Nations come with a vast array of peoples, languages and histories, but the strong ones share three simple things
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What Does It Mean To Look At This? - 2時間前  Digg

Images of violence can desensitize us, but they can also remind us of our common bond.
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Can The Cult Of Berkshire Hathaway Outlive Warren Buffett? - 3時間前  Digg

The annual meeting of the Omaha, Nebraska-based holding company Berkshire Hathaway has no analog in US business or culture.
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Life Inside Texas' Border Security Zone - 4時間前  Digg

How Texas' decade-long border security operation has turned South Texas into one of the most heavily policed and surveilled places in the nation.
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How Centuries Of Protest Shaped New York City - 5時間前  Digg

A new book traces how rioting and rebellion have shaped New York City since the era of Dutch colonization to the present.
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The Reporter Who Took Down A Unicorn - 6時間前  Digg

How John Carreyrou battled corporate surveillance and intimidation to expose a multibillion-dollar Silicon Valley start-up as a fraud.
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College Pitcher Does Literally Everything Wrong, Turns Ground Out Into 2 Runs Scored - 7時間前  Digg

Spare a moment's thought for Ole Miss pitcher Parker Caracci, who somehow turned a simple, inning-ending out at first base into 2 game-tying runs for Georgia.
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Eating A Power Bowl From The World's First Robotic Kitchen - 7時間前  Digg

The restaurant Spyce in Boston is offering a human-interaction-free fast casual dining experience.
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How Likely Would It Be For You To Survive The Middle Ages? - 7時間前  Digg

Even if you managed to survive the plague that wiped out nearly half of the population, there are still many ways for you to die in the Middle Ages.
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Blue Flames Peek Through Cracks In The Road Near Kilauea Lava Flows - 8時間前  Digg

As vegetation in the cracks is buried and burned, it releases methane, which in turn produces this cool but also rather concerning effect.
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These Basketball Players Gave Up Their Dreams To Fight For LGBT Rights - 9時間前  Digg

Haley Videckis and Layana White sued Pepperdine University for anti-gay discrimination, and lost — but their fight to be heard is just beginning.
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