Thousand Year Photo

Wednesday March 25, 2015

This camera is taking a single long-exposure photo over the course of a millennium. Because good things come to those who wait.

Pyramid of Life

Friday March 20, 2015

Two rock-climbing scientists found something extraordinary on the peak of this formidable-looking Australian island: the elusive ‘tree lobster’ feared extinct for 95 years.

Sunday Reading: Trip Treatment

Sunday February 15, 2015

For the first time in almost half a century, scientists are experimenting with psychedelics to relieve anxiety. According to this great read on the New Yorker, the results are out of this world.

Draw Like a Robot

Monday February 09, 2015

Who said robots couldn’t make art? This cyborg hand teaches people how to draw by guiding their hands when they stray off course.

Space Age Underwear

Monday February 02, 2015

When NASA wanted someone to design space suits for the first Apollo missions, they sought help from an unusual source: a women's underwear manufacturer.

Turns out the rocks that move themselves are getting some help from an unlikely source.

Be My Eyes

Thursday January 29, 2015

A new app is helping blind people solve problems by connecting them with sighted counterparts via their smartphones.

Atlantis in Argentina

Wednesday January 28, 2015

An Argentinean town that was submerged underwater 30 years ago has recently resurfaced. In this short film its 83-year-old sole inhabitant takes us on a tour of the spookily quiet streets.

DIY Lightsaber

Monday January 26, 2015

Some bright spark has worked out the real-world physics behind building a working lightsaber.

Robert Zhao: Flora and Fauna

Monday January 19, 2015

These photos show how animals are evolving to cope with a changing planet.

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