A Pew survey unpacked
On this day in 1957, humans sent their first satellite into space. Sputnik 1, named after the Russian…
Three suspects used a stolen phone to capture the moment, and ended up getting captured themselves.
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Even in big cities like Tokyo, small children take the subway and run errands by themselves. The reason has a lot to do with group dynamics.
Edward R. Murrow’s stunning account of riding a B-29 into Hurricane Edna in 1954
People have sought moral explanations for natural disasters since antiquity.
“Politicians spend 75 percent of their money on 30-second TV ads.”
Two surprising findings from new imagery of ancient human remains from Pompeii
A new poll shows that people have mixed feelings about the growing reliance on digital data in daily life.
Most still keep hard copies of old case files and have their lawyers manually track their hours in six-minute increments. Changes are arriving—slowly.
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An Impressionist painting that looks like Brooklyn or Oakland on a Sunday morning
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Automation on the roads could be the great public-health achievement of the 21st century.
Tesla and the end of the automobile as an object of desire
Scientists may find life on Mars, but it might not be Martian life.
An engineer offers a way to convince your insurance company you’re exercising when you’re really just sitting around.