But will it find the warp zones?
Well, it's one way of getting better at math.
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Our editors are back with more bizarre facts for season two.
Since 2000, the government has tried to help democracy go digital. But is it working?
* that's a big, fat "might"
Two desktop-printer engineers quit their jobs to search for the ultimate source of endless energy: nuclear fusion. Could this highly improbable enterprise actually succeed?
Our editors scrounged up some truly bizarre facts.
Our editors scrounged up some truly frightful facts.
It's not the best time to be a pangolin.
A muscle-numbing magic wand protects cops and citizens, Jedi-style
Some monkey business in a Duke University lab suggests we'll soon be able to move artificial limbs, control robotic soldiers, and communicate across thousands of miles--using nothing but our thoughts.
A new study looks at the power of practicing well beyond mastery.
Take a look in a book.
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The next treatment for trauma could be spotless minds.
Devices that harness brain or nerve impulses to help patients see, hear, move, and communicate are already available -- though for now they remain relatively primitive.