A state-by-state breakdown of policies that could change your community.
Stories from the coolest day jobs in the world.
It sounds scary, but we're probably fine
More folks than ever live in cyclone-territory, but less are dying
The body electrician
These down-and-dirty labors are hard, dangerous, and outright gross—and people love them anyway
2312 is available on Amazon.
Yes, orgasms can happen to rape victims.
Because fake scientific journals weren't gnarly enough.
Brain damage has unleashed extraordinary talents in a small group of otherwise ordinary individuals. Will science find a way for everyone to tap their inner virtuoso?
Last May, a massive tornado leveled Joplin, Missouri. Was it chance, or a warning of things to come?
By turning its crime problem into a data problem, Santa Cruz is reinventing police work for the 21st century
Arun Majumdar has to decide which researchers will get millions of dollars, and he has to do it fast. He must spark an energy revolution within 20 years, or it's lights out for us all.
Conceptual shelters that will protect us all from the perils of our rapidly changing environment: rising waters, extreme heat, rampant pollution and overpopulation
It might seem silly to investigate whether people are happier on the weekend, but behind such truisms are revelations about our brains, our behavior and our environment. Here we round up the year's most outwardly obvious scientific studies
The best way to prepare for catastrophe? Head to the place where they engineer it.
After video site Revision3 was attacked and brought down over the weekend, a little digging revealed a surprising perpetrator
How ideas from biology-evolution, immune systems and forensics-will keep your PC safe from hackers
With the worldâ€™s wild fish stocks plummeting, experts say that something must be done to ensure our seafood supply. Are offshore fish farms the solution?
The flooding aims to help restore the Colorado River ecosystem to its pre-dam conditions, but many remain skeptical of the plan
The New York City mayor's new $20 billion storm preparation plan is based on some scary data about how the city will look by the 2050s.