6 architectural facts about history’s tallest buildings
How many tons of stone were used for the Great Pyramid, and five other construction facts about extraordinary structures.
The world’s largest active volcano is erupting in Hawaii
Residents are currently not in harm's way, but have been urged to stay vigilant. Mauna Loa hasn't erupted since 1984.
FIFA’s sustainability upgrades in Qatar won’t last beyond the World Cup
What does a 'carbon-neutral' World Cup mean for extreme living and working conditions in Qatar?
Mining is still dangerous—but new tech in South Africa could keep workers safer
Sudden rockfall is a leading killer in the country’s hazardous mines. Are there now ways to eliminate the threat?
Fiat wants its small new EV to be a luxurious ‘fashion accessory’
In an era of enormous vehicles, the pint-sized 500e will be a charming addition to North American roads when it returns in 2024.
Twitter overwhelmed by NSFW spam during protests in China
Countless accounts attempted to flood Twitter with NSFW content to obfuscate crucial news from China. With little moderation, experts argue they succeeded.
The EPA is making eBay crack down on some car part sales
An eBay crackdown on sales of "emission defeat devices" that could potentially confuse how a vehicle's pollution levels are detected is affecting many other performance parts' availability.
The Galapagos might stay cool as the world heats up
A geological coincidence placed the Galapagos Islands in the line of an icy current that provides food and shelter in a warming ocean.
This robot’s delicate touch scoops up liquid droplets without causing a splash
Don't be fooled by the new robotic gripper's sensitivity—it's designed to handle the most hazardous materials out there.