Kelly Slater, Ageless WonderWatch the 11-time world champion pull off a near-impossible surfing move.
Kegger at Mrs. Rudd’s House!The Royals are going to the World Series. Paul Rudd has ideas for a celebration.
West Coast Fish Bounce BackMany varieties of sole, sablefish, and rockfish are once again sustainable food.
Summer on a Saturn MoonNASA's Cassini sees telltale signs that the seven-Earth-year summer season is upon Titan.
La Touriste EiffelThe French are adding a fan-favorite glass floor to their most famous attraction.
The Salmon CannonAn ingenious solution to helping salmon travel up obscured rivers.
To PlutoNASA’s New Horizons spacecraft is closing in on the dwarf planet.
Underneath Lady With an ErmineA state-of-the-art look inside Da Vinci’s famous painting reveals secrets about his process.
“All the Champagne and Caviar You Could Ever Imagine”The benefits of a $45,000-a-night hotel room.
How Do You Get a Paper Plane to Fly for 81 Miles?It helps to get a weather balloon involved.
Is That You, Lagarfljótsormur?A panel in Iceland says this grainy footage shows a legendary sea monster.
To Mars, AgainNASA's MAVEN will investigate the decline of the red planet’s climate.
The Octopus RaceCephalopod-inspired camouflage could let subjects change color and texture in seconds.
Goodnight, T. RexSpinosaurus was much larger—and weirder—than the king of predatory dinosaurs.
The Thriving Pathogens of New York’s RatsSome carry diseases previously unknown to science.
Treasures From a 2,000-Year-Old ShipwreckStatues, spears, mysterious astronomical devices.
The Best—and Worst—Places to Be a Fast-Food WorkerMore than one-half receive public assistance.
Did Cave Art Really Originate in Europe?New techniques show some stencils in Indonesia are nearly 40,000 years old.
Why You Hate the Sound of Your Own VoiceYou usually only hear part of it.
Thousands of Green Balls Descend on Australian BeachAnd they’re alive.
Look at the Stroke on That IntegerIn a mathematician’s brain, equations are great art.
Amazing Live Sea-MonkeysThe childhood “pets” have come to the aid of ocean researchers.
Why Do Some People Need More Sleep Than Others?The science of “short sleepers.”
“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.
How Much Does Each Part of the iPhone 6 Cost?Deconstructing Apple’s latest.
The Brutal End of Richard III’s ReignTwo years after his body was discovered, bone scans show the monarch died a brutal, painful, undignified death.
What Really Caused the Nicaraguan Crater?There's no solid evidence it was a meteorite.
A Tower Above the TreesThe tallest structure in South America will soon be deep in the Amazon.
Beware the Coffee PotResearchers introduced a virus to a workplace and watched it spread. (It was fast.)