In the 1600s, one town in the Netherlands literally ate the rich
Plus other weird things we learned this week.
YouTuber sentenced to prison after intentionally crashing his plane
Trevor Jacob’s infamous stunt with a single-prop Taylorcraft BL-65 sparked two years of federal investigations, fabrications, and millions of views.
These 10 scientists are on the cusp of changing the world
It's the Brilliant 10 class of 2023.
Kia’s EV9 can power an average home and then some
The new SUV can also give energy back to the electrical grid with the same bidirectional charger.
The world’s largest experimental tokamak nuclear fusion reactor is up and running
Located north of Tokyo, the six-story high JT-60SA could spur advancements towards the 'Holy Grail' of renewable energy.
In Hong Kong’s shoebox flats, an opportunity for targeted care
A community health care model might help low-income families stuck in the city’s notorious subdivided apartments.
Will AI render programming obsolete?
It's exhilarating to think that, with the help of generative AI, anyone who can write can also write programs. It’s not so simple.
Go (virtually) adopt an axolotl, the ‘Peter Pan’ of amphibians
These critically endangered ‘water monsters’ can regrow limbs, but need our help to survive and thrive.
The first Tesla Cybertrucks have arrived
'If Al Capone showed up with a Tommy gun... you would still be alive,' said Tesla CEO Elon Musk during Thursday's delivery event livestream.
Facebook watches teens online as they prep for college
An investigation by The Markup found Meta’s pixel tracking students from kindergarten to college.