Amazing Live Sea-Monkeys

The childhood “pets” have come to the aid of ocean researchers.

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.
Sept. 11 2014 4:27 PMA Sanctuary for Sunken ShipsThunder Bay’s eerie underwater ship graveyard will be federally protected.
Sept. 10 2014 12:36 PMWhat’s the Best Value at a Bar?Well drinks? Expensive wine? Breaking down typical alcohol margins.
Sept. 5 2014 1:26 PMMegarocketNASA’s ambitious Space Launch System will be ready for testing by 2018.
Sept. 3 2014 5:23 PMWhat Happens When You Demolish a Giant Dam?The return of a natural ecosystem in Washington.
Aug. 29 2014 4:17 PMIce, Ice BabyThe mystery of Death Valley's sliding rocks, solved.
Aug. 28 2014 2:16 PMSharknado, the Biggest Emmy Snub of Them AllA case for the best worst TV movie of the year.
Aug. 27 2014 7:13 PMThe Hypersonic Weapon of the Future (if It Worked)The HTV-2 is designed to reach any target on Earth within an hour.
Aug. 25 2014 12:56 PMNutella Has a Hazelnut ProblemFirst Sriracha, now this.
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.)
Sept. 11 2014 3:15 PMUnderneath StonehengeDigital scans reveal a map of burial mounds and ritual shrines at the site.
Sept. 8 2014 4:16 PMWho Is Black Adam? Who Is Shazam?Explaining the latest obscure superhero to get the franchise treatment.
Sept. 4 2014 5:09 PMWhat Is This Strange Sea Creature?Researchers are stumped—but it could be essential to the animal family tree.
Sept. 3 2014 1:50 PMWas Stonehenge Once a Full Circle?Dry weather and a short hose may have revealed one of the prehistoric monument’s secrets.
Aug. 28 2014 7:35 PMLock Pickers, Meet 3-D PrintersEngineers warn that an old trick could get new life with the ever-cheaper technology.
Aug. 28 2014 2:08 PMStrangleweed's Novel TacticsThe parasitic plant punctures its victims and trades deceptive genetic messages with them.
Aug. 26 2014 12:41 PMIceberg, Ahoy!Climate change has made the Northern Atlantic waters more dangerous.
Aug. 21 2014 3:46 PMShark Week Was Never About the SharksStaged documentaries are bad, but decades of exploiting shark fears is worse.