A Lot of Diamonds
There May Be a Quadrillion Tons of Diamond Buried Deep Inside the Earth
A new study estimates that Earth’s interior contains 1000 times more diamond than we thought.
These Alien Diamonds Belonged to a Lost Mars-Sized World
Earth survived the solar system’s tumultuous infancy more or less intact. Other planets were not so lucky.
There Is Liquid Water Over 400 Miles Below Earth’s Surface
A new type of ice found in diamonds suggests pockets of liquid water exist deep in Earth’s mantle.
Scientists Create Diamonds From Plastic Using High-Powered Lasers
It's the first 'unambiguous observation' of a system believed to create 'diamond rain' on planets like Uranus and Neptune.
Designers Turned Playing Cards into a Legit Sci-Fi Universe
Spades are aliens and clubs are space marines in Lunar Saloon's cyberpunk interpretation of the classic card deck.
The Dating Game
Lessons in Love from Dating the Undateables in Harvest Moon
Do you settle for the girl-next-door, simple and easy to impress? Or do you rock up to the school reunion with a goddess on your arm?
Somebody Should Really Buy The World’s Most Expensive Christmas Sweater from 2 Chainz
50 Carats of diamonds and 250 grams of gold are weaved into the shiny knitwear item.
Alex Robert Ross
Andrew W.K. on Pressure
"We've also been told that avoiding strife and strain is proof of real success in life. But deeper inside, we realize this can't be why we're here."
The World’s Blood Diamond Watchdog Is Looking to the Blockchain
But can new technology fix a broken process?
How to Get Married When You're Young and Broke
No money? No problem.
The We Missed You Issue
Inside South Africa's Abandoned Mining Town
A diamond ghost town faces an uncertain future in the South African desert.
Kimon de Greef; Photos by Kent Andreasen
'One Day, They Will Rise Up': Explosive Anger Builds Around a Tiffany Diamond Mine
Many who live near and work for Sierra Leone's largest diamond mine say they're still waiting for the share of the wealth they were promised. Four protesters have already died, and tempers are flaring once again.