Stop looking for the latest superfood and eat a chili pepper May27

Stop looking for the...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Health A hot lesson in nutritional studies. A recent study on chili peppers highlights why we shouldn’t be deciding what we eat based on the strength of single food studies....

Los Angeles has enjoyed the same amazing climate for 50,000 years May27

Los Angeles has enjo...

By Mary Beth Griggs Environment According to the beetles, anyway. What would California’s climate look like if you travelled back in time? Probably about the same. At least, that’s what the asphalt-encrusted beetles say....

How one community rallied to save turtles from becoming roadkill May27

How one community ra...

By Mary Beth Griggs Animals Over 10 years later, their efforts have paid off. Why did the turtle cross the road? To get to the other side. Read on....

This week in tech: Triumph of AlphaGo, new Surface Pro, and a bacteria shirt May26

This week in tech: T...

By Rob Verger Technology 9 stories you might have missed, from AI to Zuckerberg This week, a machine came out on top, and an Ivy-League dropout finally got a Harvard degree....

Shape shifting pasta, Jupiter's swirling storms, and other amazing images of the week May26

Shape shifting pasta...

By Claire Maldarelli Science Newsworthy eye candy. Our favorite images from this week in science, health, and technology news....

Five rad and random things I found this week May26

Five rad and random ...

By Billy Cadden Gadgets The end-of-week dispatch from PopSci’s commerce editor. Vol. 12. In this dispatch from PopSci’s commerce editor, find a bevy of picks for the perfect Memorial Day weekend. Read on....

5 outdoor games you can build yourself May26

5 outdoor games you ...

By Sophie Bushwick DIY Get outside this weekend. This weekend, take advantage of your yard by building an outdoor game or two. These projects require only cheap supplies and shouldn’t take too long to assemble....

Climate change might literally keep us up at night May26

Climate change might...

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Snakes can actually hunt in packs May26

Snakes can actually ...

By Sara Chodosh Animals But you should only be scared if you live in a cave in Cuba. The world is a scary place without knowing that snakes hunt in packs. But one biologist in Cuba just couldn’t leave well enough alone…...

Scientists are trying to get inside the mind of a terrorist May26

Scientists are tryin...

By Kendra Pierre-Louis Science What makes mass murder possible? A recent study sheds insight on how terrorists’ morality differs from our own. Read on....