Featured in Origins
Eight great pens to match your writing style
Take a break from typing and pick up one of these excellent implements.
Three ancient optical illusions explained by modern science
Aristotle observed these bizarre occurrences.
Copper is the ultimate tool for innovation
The metal has been with us through some of the greatest technological advances we’ve ever made.
Archaeologists and construction workers are teaming up to unearth historic relics
One massive rail project, 10 millennia of history, 60-plus excavation sites, 143 miles of track, and thousands of skeletons.
Twelve classic products that were perfect from the start
Nailed it the first time!
How do we know what dinosaurs looked like?
Paleontologists pull inspiration from modern birds and reptiles to design true-to-life T. rexes.
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?
To brew the world’s most expensive cup of coffee, upgrade that Keurig
A $100 batch of single-origin beans should do the trick.
Humankind’s legacy is basically garbage
Travel back in time with this historical dumpster dive.
The secret to curbing farm emissions is buried in the Stone Age
Agriculture is our number-one carbon polluter, but a return to old ways could reverse the trend.