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We Asked a ‘Psychic Detective’ Why He Tries to Solve Murders

Troy Griffin claims he’s worked on more than 100 missing persons cases.
Sarah Berman
9.26.17
Art

Mind-Boggling 3D Fractals Form an Alien Structure in This Short Video

Gaze at massive alien particle accelerator in Julius Horsthuis’s latest fractal short.
DJ Pangburn
1.26.17
Art

Slick Alien-Horned 3D Sculptures Seem to Spin Forever

‘BLOOMS 2’ is here to entice, astonish, and make you excited about math.
Diana Shi
1.15.17
Science

This Is the Best Way to Get Ketchup Out of the Bottle According to Science

All your tomato sauce-based woes are over.
Daisy Meager
1.3.17
Fashion

Here's How You Make High Fashion Inspired by Magnetic Fields

Fashion design has never looked so magnetic.
Becky Chung
1.2.17
Art

Bogged Down By Mortality? Find Solace in this Mind-Bending AR Work

Conceptual artist Theo Triantafyllidis, pushes the envelope hard in his physics-defying art.
Diana Shi
11.12.16
Art

[Premiere] Experience Singularity Inside a Holographic Black Hole

The so-called 'Dark Hearts of Space' inspire this audiovisual performance by Dasha Rush and Stanislov Glazov.
DJ Pangburn
10.13.16
Art

Figure Painting and Black Holes Collide in Vibrant Geometries

What happens when a math student/graffiti kid takes to painting?
Diana Shi
10.9.16
nobel prize

This Year’s Nobel Prize for Physics, Explained with Bagels, Pretzels, and Cinnamon Buns

We spoke to Nobel Committee member Thors Hans Hansson about how pastry holes can help us understand a groundbreaking scientific breakthrough behind this year's Prize for Physics.
Nick Rose
10.6.16
tech

Remember That Time the US Thought About Nuking the Moon?

In 1958, at the height of the Cold War, the Air Force thought that exploding a nuclear device on the moon would inspire America and show the Russians who was boss.
Harry Cheadle
9.14.16
Science

You’re Holding Your Coffee Mug Wrong, According to Scientists

In addition to explaining why it is that coffee spills are so common, recent research claims to have found the most efficient way to hold a coffee mug without making a mess.
Nick Rose
8.18.16
Art

Explosive Artist Wins Space Agency Residency

Using everything from black powder to explosive fuses, artist Aoife van Linden Tol explores time, density and matter.
DJ Pangburn
8.10.16
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