Shoemaker-Levy 9’s Legacy

The huge comet impact on Jupiter that helped convince NASA to track near-Earth objects.

July 24 2014 4:21 PM“Domestication Syndrome” How people physically change the animals closest to them.
July 22 2014 1:20 PMWhen Are Americans Happiest With Their Appearance?Hint: It takes a very long time.
July 18 2014 3:30 PMThe Ocean in a TankThe incredible, ominous power of the FloWave simulation pool.
July 18 2014 9:59 AMThe HoleWhat could have caused the gaping crater spotted in Sibera’s Yamal peninsula?
July 14 2014 3:28 PMWhat You Learn From 60,000 Pregnancies in Eight CountriesBabies born to healthy, educated mothers have one major thing in common.
July 11 2014 12:54 PMThe Milky Way’s Mysterious “Halo”The view from the most faraway stars in our galaxy.
July 10 2014 2:43 PMWhere’d You Get Your Grass?The “first chimp fad” suggests primates want to be fashionable, too.
July 9 2014 8:30 AMThe SodaStream Killer? Why Starbucks is getting into soda in 2014.
July 8 2014 1:22 PMWill the Real Plymouth Colony Please Stand Up?  Finding the original site, one laborious dig at a time. 
July 7 2014 3:56 PMLindsay Lohan’s Lacey Jonas ProblemCan celebrities really win lawsuits over unflattering portrayals of themselves?
July 3 2014 1:30 PMA New Kind of Space Rock in SwedenIt could help explain an ancient boom of life on Earth.
July 2 2014 3:07 PMThe Scourge of Antarctic TourismA tenfold increase in visitors since 1990 is taking its toll on the southernmost continent.
July 1 2014 4:18 PMThe Best and Worst U.S. Beaches by Water QualitySwimmers are much better off in New Jersey than Alaska.
June 23 2014 2:54 PM“The Beast” That Wasn’tNASA’s amazing views of an asteroid that cruised near Earth.
June 19 2014 3:52 PMA Harley Without the RoarThe iconic brand’s curious new electric motorcycle.
July 24 2014 1:35 PMBring Back the StripesA sheriff claims Orange Is the New Black is forcing him to change outfits for the incarcerated.
July 21 2014 2:23 PM“Please Tell Us What You Saw … ”Will Howard Stern-inspired pranksters ever stop making it on live TV?  
July 18 2014 2:17 PMWhat if Cable News Covered the Lunar Landing?  We're a long way from Walter Cronkite.
July 15 2014 1:33 PMThey WalkPaleocharinus, a spider ancestor, was among the first land creatures on Earth. 
July 11 2014 2:23 PMThe Art of Getting American Citizenship After You’re DeadOnly seven people ever have. 
July 10 2014 6:05 PMThe Legend of PykreteA onetime World War II “supermaterial” may be making a comeback.
July 9 2014 12:58 PMHow Do We Build the Mars Colony of the Future? These 3-D-printing robots may be a start.   
July 8 2014 3:49 PMThe “Executive Function” PuzzleNew research suggests kids who direct their own activities have better outcomes.
July 7 2014 4:48 PMThe Billy Bookcase Grows UpIkea’s classic bookcase will now look slightly less like a shop-class souvenir.
July 7 2014 2:22 PMMalcolm Gladwell, Meet Amazon's VP of FulfillmentThe sitdown every Hachette writer wants to have. 
July 3 2014 12:45 PMFive Legs Are Better Than FourThe surprising utility of the kangaroo’s tail.
July 2 2014 11:37 AMA Very Rare Whale Returns But this time, experts are concerned.
June 25 2014 2:00 PMWhat Is This Mysterious Signal From Deep Space? It has some astronomers very excited.
June 21 2014 10:00 AMThe Transformative Fight of Indian Jumping AntsTournament-style battles for colony supremacy turn them into fighting machines.
June 19 2014 10:45 AMDown With FlairThe small way Office Space made life better for TGI Friday's workers.