“Ripple’s Not Sitting, That’s for Sure”

A dog versus a weatherman on live TV.

Oct. 18 2014 9:00 AMKelly Slater, Ageless WonderWatch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
Oct. 16 2014 12:15 PMKegger at Mrs. Rudd’s House!The Royals are going to the World Series. Paul Rudd has ideas for a celebration.
Oct. 14 2014 1:37 PMWest Coast Fish Bounce BackMany varieties of sole, sablefish, and rockfish are once again sustainable food.
Oct. 10 2014 3:54 PMSummer on a Saturn MoonNASA's Cassini sees telltale signs that the seven-Earth-year summer season is upon Titan.
Oct. 7 2014 2:41 PMLa Touriste EiffelThe French are adding a fan-favorite glass floor to their most famous attraction.
Oct. 3 2014 5:41 PMThe Salmon CannonAn ingenious solution to helping salmon travel up obscured rivers.
Oct. 3 2014 1:58 PMTo PlutoNASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet.
Oct. 2 2014 6:00 PMUnderneath Lady With an ErmineA state-of-the-art look inside Da Vinci’s famous painting reveals secrets about his process.
Sept. 30 2014 3:44 PM“All the Champagne and Caviar You Could Ever Imagine”The benefits of a $45,000-a-night hotel room.
Sept. 29 2014 3:22 PMHow Do You Get a Paper Plane to Fly for 81 Miles?It helps to get a weather balloon involved.
Sept. 24 2014 10:47 AMIs That You, Lagarfljótsormur?A panel in Iceland says this grainy footage shows a legendary sea monster.
Sept. 21 2014 2:25 PMTo Mars, AgainNASA's MAVEN will investigate the decline of the red planet’s climate.
Sept. 18 2014 1:57 PMThe Octopus RaceCephalopod-inspired camouflage could let subjects change color and texture in seconds.
Sept. 16 2014 3:22 PMGoodnight, T. RexSpinosaurus was much larger—and weirder—than the king of predatory dinosaurs.
Sept. 15 2014 1:43 PMHidden Messages in Corporate LogosSubtle cues from FedEx, Amazon, and others.
Oct. 16 2014 5:01 PMThe Thriving Pathogens of New York’s RatsSome carry diseases previously unknown to science.
Oct. 14 2014 5:24 PMTreasures From a 2,000-Year-Old ShipwreckStatues, spears, mysterious astronomical devices.
Oct. 13 2014 4:59 PMThe Best—and Worst—Places to Be a Fast-Food WorkerMore than one-half receive public assistance.
Oct. 10 2014 2:16 PMDid Cave Art Really Originate in Europe?New techniques show some stencils in Indonesia are nearly 40,000 years old.
Oct. 6 2014 3:32 PMWhy You Hate the Sound of Your Own VoiceYou usually only hear part of it.
Oct. 3 2014 3:35 PMThousands of Green Balls Descend on Australian BeachAnd they’re alive.
Oct. 3 2014 11:29 AMLook at the Stroke on That IntegerIn a mathematician’s brain, equations are great art.
Oct. 1 2014 3:17 PMAmazing Live Sea-MonkeysThe childhood “pets” have come to the aid of ocean researchers.
Sept. 29 2014 5:25 PMWhy Do Some People Need More Sleep Than Others?The science of “short sleepers.”
Sept. 29 2014 12:01 PM“What Ratio of Your Blood to Pig’s Blood Are We Talking About Here?”Andrew W.K. on I Get Wet and the 33 ⅓ book series.
Sept. 22 2014 4:37 PMHow Much Does Each Part of the iPhone 6 Cost?Deconstructing Apple’s latest.
Sept. 18 2014 5:14 PMThe Brutal End of Richard III’s ReignTwo years after his body was discovered, bone scans show the monarch died a brutal, painful, undignified death.
Sept. 16 2014 3:45 PMWhat Really Caused the Nicaraguan Crater?There's no solid evidence it was a meteorite.
Sept. 16 2014 3:04 PMA Tower Above the TreesThe tallest structure in South America will soon be deep in the Amazon.
Sept. 12 2014 3:18 PMBeware the Coffee PotResearchers introduced a virus to a workplace and watched it spread. (It was fast.)