Why leap years exist
Chaos would ensue if we didn’t have a leap day.
Human have been eating hazelnuts for at least 6,000 years
Forest and fields change over time. Some very old hazelnuts shells can tell us how.
Why is it so warm right now?
Diagnosing ‘warming winter syndrome’ as summerlike heat sweeps into central and eastern US.
How to recycle the giant magnets inside wind turbines? These scientists have a few ideas.
Many turbines rely on high-demand rare-earth minerals. A new Department of Energy program aims to keep them out of landfills.
See the strange new species discovered near Chile—with the help of a deep-diving sea robot
These new creatures were discovered thousands of feet under the Pacific.
Prologue EV: How Honda created its first all-electric SUV using GM technology
Built on GM's Ultium architecture, Honda developed the SUV faster than it could have alone.
Tourists say they got stranded in the Australian wilderness after following faulty Google Maps route
The two men reportedly hiked for days past crocodiles, snakes, and deadly spiders after their car got stuck on a muddy road.
A 3D-printed titanium ‘metamaterial’ design solved a longtime engineering issue
These lattice structures could one day strengthen bone implants and rocket parts.
Sea cucumbers are the ‘scum suckers’ corals desperately need
These blob-like invertebrates keep critical ecosystems clean.
How to Fat Bike
These mountain bikes rely on super-chunky tires to traverse snow, rocks, and other tough terrain.