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Creating the Windows 95 Startup Sound

Chris Higgins

6 Feats of Aerial Photography Before the Airplane

Judith B Herman

The first aerial photographers didn’t wait for the invention of the airplane. There were other ways of getting a camera up in the air, with or without a human operator.

What Causes Late Night Snack Cravings?

Maureen Monahan

What is it that makes a “midnight snack” so irresistible? Short answer: blame your ancestors.

Scientists Find Blood in 10,000 Year Old Mammoth Remains

Erin McCarthy

An incredible discovery by scientists from Russia's Northeastern Federal University in Yakutsk could pave the way for mammoth clones.

Morning Cup of Links: Psychedelic Vintage Norwegian Sci-Fi

Brian Abrams

The Late Movies: Birds-of-Paradise

Chris Higgins

5 Jobs With Epic Championship Tournaments

Danny Gallagher

You don't need to be a superstar athlete with a million-dollar contract and a billion-dollar ego to be a champion.

New Study Shows Not All Laughter is Created Equal

Meghan Holohan

A new study has shown that even similar sounding laughs are very different.

5 Awesome Facts About the Atlas Moth

Will McGough

We know what you’re thinking: You’d like to torch every one of those pesky bugs buzzing around your porch light and banging into your windows.

The Missing Links: The Trunk Sees All

Colin Patrick

49 Hoaxes People Actually Believed

Erin McCarthy

Solving Cold Cases at the Detectives’ Lunch Club

the mag

Once a month, in an exclusive Philadelphia dining room, the greatest minds in criminal justice gather to crack the nation’s coldest cases.

Wednesday is New Comics Day

Rich Barrett

29 Answers to the Question "What is a Human Being?"

Arika Okrent

Why do we exist? What is our essential nature? Humans have pondered these questions for a long time, and we still haven't figured it out. But we do have a few theories.

Why Do Some Birds Sing, While Others Caw?

Kara Kovalchik

Ever wonder why some birds tweet, some sing, some quack, and the ones outside our bedroom windows at 5:00 in the morning caw?