Spiders Can Fly Thousands of Miles With Electric Power
For the first time, scientists have empirically verified electricity’s role in the ballooning abilities of spiders.
Stephen Hawking’s Voice Was Beamed to a Black Hole During His Funeral
Hawking’s message to preserve the planet was radioed into space during his Friday memorial at London’s Westminster Abbey.
A New Collection of Nature Illustrations Is a Window Into 19th Century Science
Gaze upon the dazzling prints of Ernst Haeckel, Darwin's artistic popularizer
Taxidermied Animals Come Back to Life
Lynn Savarese captures still life and death in her photography.
A Tribute to Botanical Artist Marianne North on Her 185th Birthday
In a time when women were expected to be homemakers, Marianne North was a globetrotting adventurer.
New Ecuadorian Law Threatens the Galapagos Islands, Say Residents
The islands are a UNESCO Heritage Site and, in the 1830s, helped Charles Darwin to develop his theory of evolution.
The VICE Guide to Mental Health
This Is How It Feels to Live with Severe Anxiety
My anxiety disorder can make me feel like I'm trapped in a cyclone of negative thoughts and fear. But thanks to the right treatments and techniques, I've discovered how to live my life.
What Charles Darwin Got Wrong
Darwin was his own harshest critic, but he couldn’t naturally select his blind spots.
Listen to These Baby Ants Talking
Ants are one of the most social creatures on earth. Unsurprisingly, they learn to "talk" at an early age.