These Bicycles Eat Smog and Spit Out Clean Air
The Smog Free Project was inspired by air pollution problems in Beijing.
This Snake Fight Makes No Sense
Watch two snakes duke it out with ostensibly no explanation.
Sexism and the City
Most cities were designed around men and their work. It's time for that to change.
Round Two: WannaCry Ransomware That Struck the Globe Is Back
Ransomware that emerged from a dump of alleged NSA exploits has quickly learned from its mistakes.
The Totally Normal Town Where Everyone Worked on Weapons of Mass Destruction
A 1954 report from the birthplace of the atomic bomb wants you to know that everything is totally “normal” in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
Redditors on r/Anarchism Are Angry That They Have to Follow the Rules
The r/Anarchism mod team disputes Reddit’s content policy after mods get removed for approving banned content.
Does the Behavioral Immune System Explain Xenophobia?
In a new study, political scientists are political scientists.
How VHS Tapes and Bootleg Translations Started an Anime Fan War in the 90s
The little-known story of how a fight over Fushigi Yûgi subtitles built Ottawa’s anime community.
Your Government's Hacking Tools Are Not Safe
From Cellebrite, to Shadow Brokers, to the CIA dump, so many recent data breaches have shown there is a real risk of exposure of government hacking tools.
We Have Strong Evidence Saturn’s Moon Enceladus Can Support Microbial Alien Life
Scientists find potential evidence of methanogenesis, a biological process, on Saturn’s moon Enceladus – which means methane-breathing aliens could be chilling there.
This Computer Program Detects Cancer Earlier Than Ever – Without Surgery
CancerLocator could be used to pinpoint tumour locations even before symptoms arise, eliminating painful biopsies and increasing patient survival.
As a 29-Year-Old Cancer Patient, I Find Paul Ryan’s Argument Against Health Insurance Appalling
No one should have to decide between being bankrupt or dead.