What makes us left or right-handed is an elusive, unsolved – though seemingly simple – puzzle. Could evolution hold the answer?
In a case of great minds thinking alike, a Mexican university discovered the remnants of an ancient Mayan basketball court – while trying to build their own.
Good news! God-playing scientists have awoken a giant 30,000 year-old virus from its unearthly slumber.
Proving there's a champion for everyone, we raise a glass and cheers Arnold of Soissons, the patron saint of brewers.
In the 19th century there was a window of time where the plant world was an action adventure universe – explains author Elizabeth Gilbert in her latest book, and in Smith Journal volume 10.
It makes sense that Chinese New Year is one of the few times we’re allowed to crack out the fireworks: they invented the dang things.
If you thought Hemingway’s novels were hungry work, you might find sustenance in this posthumous release – a recipe for his favourite hamburger.
Maps do far more than get us from A to B: they show us what we think about the world. Here are 12 that say more about us than the planet they tried to capture.
Someone took photos of a failed Antarctic expedition 100 years ago and only got around to developing them now...
JD Salinger was probably the most beloved, and most secretive, writer in American history. This piercing doco shines a light on his life.
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