Featured by Eleanor Cummins
These boulders seemed to move on their own—until one scientist figured them out
Death Valley National Park’s Racetrack Playa is famous for a decades-old phenomenon.
Meet the disease detectives fighting to understand COVID-19
These epidemiological sleuths are on the case of every past, present, and future outbreak.
We combined the most dangerous parts of every sport—this is the result
Sports injury data reveals some of the riskiest pastimes.
The office will never be the same
A glimpse at the future of work.
These six photos were snapped by satellites. Can you figure out where?
From famous river deltas to breathtaking canyons.
Solve the famous water puzzle from Die Hard 3
Tackle this brain teaser with a vengeance.
Can you count all the triangles in these images? (Hint: There are more than you think.)
These polygons contain multitudes.
Tomatoes, tempura, and other foods whose origins will surprise you
Some ingredients have traveled far to become part of a national cuisine.
We once thought nostalgia was a disease, but it might be key to our survival
To what end does the brain recall and reward old memories?
Meditation apps want to calm you down on the same device that stresses you out
The messy fight for mindfulness.