Grasses—green, neatly trimmed, symbols of civic virtue—shaped the national landscape. They have now outlived their purpose.
In the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a new paper reports, barnacles end up eating tiny pieces of our discarded plastic.
An infographic depiction of the epic battle between "Michael" and "Jacob"
You've seen the sun erupt. But you've never seen the sun erupt quite like this.
Area woman, deprived of her car, uses an equine vehicle to get to the DMV.
Today in shoesplaining: Until your career is at its height, ladies, maybe you should stick to flats.
Hindsight, but little else, is 20/20.
Debates about online milk exchanges wouldn't be possible without a simple—yet revolutionary—machine.
High-speed conveyor belts, tablet-ordering, not a waiter in sight. Your nigiri has never been fresher.
It started with webs, and ended with spontaneously inflating airbags.
NASA raised thousands of jellyfish in space. They ended up unfit for life on Earth.
The contemporary version of the age-old self-portrait gets the gallery treatment.
The earliest computers were human. And, more often than not, female.
New footage shows Felix Baumgartner's record-breaking freefall from the stuntman's point of view.
As Twitter lifts its limitations on Direct Messages, an ode to the tweets that lamented them
We humans are beginning to think of space less as a setting and more as an environment.
The chain attempts to bring activism full circle: back to the coffee shop.
Tales of temporary rejection from an organization not used to being ignored
Thousands of commemorative medallions misspelled the name of "Jesus."
"I had often wondered if such solitary objects exist, and now we know they do."
This year's winner for Literature learned of her win over a voicemail.