World’s first smiley face found, painted 3,700 years ago on a jug in Turkey


Animal files: Kiwi birds— unique birds

Find out why!

What’s a Galileo thermometer and how do you read it?

While it’s not the most precise instrument, it’s certainly one of the most attractive.

Plant-like robot can grow 250 times its length, manipulate objects, form complex shapes


How hot is a sauna, and other steamy facts

There’s a big difference between wet saunas and dry saunas.

Tesla Model 3: All About The Most Anticipated Car Ever

A glimpse at the future: the electric, self-driven vehicle of choice for the average American home.

Don’t like to wake up to your alarm clock? Try this gentle birdsong app from Carnegie Museum

Sweeten those nasty mornings with a charming wake-up call.

Here’s where you’d end up if you dug straight through the Earth

Spoiler alert: it’s probably not China. Or Australia.

How to Create Beautiful Images With Thousands of Ellipses

Mathematical concepts can be very useful for us to generate beauty.

Why is Gold yellow? Spoiler alert: it’s got to do with Einstein’s Theory of Relativity

Putting the ‘physics’ back into ‘bling’.

Help a Chicago Library translate witchcraft books — and learn a few spells in the process

Take a long walk down these dark corridors of history.

I can’t believe I’m saying this, but we need to discuss snortable chocolate

The latest snuff craze sweeping through America is not even that worrying; it’s just silly.

Give Elon 10,000 sq miles and he’ll give you a fully solar-powered US

Sounds like a deal.

What is petroleum, and where does it come from?

You gotta crack some plankton to make crude oil.

ZME Recommends: Make your kitchen cooler with these 6 dinosaurs

Add a bit of science and cuteness into your kitchen with these dinosaurs.

What is the longest river in the world? That’s surprisingly debatable

Some scientists think the crown for the ‘largest river’ is like a competition. We explain why this silly.

Vatican rules: “Body of Christ” can’t be gluten free

Really, bread?

This wearable ‘chairless chair’ lets you sit wherever you want

Instead of sitting on a chair, you wear one. 

What is pasteurization, and how does it keep milk fresh for 9 months at a time?

What wizardry is this!? Find out here.

The reason why ice floats

A.k.a why our lakes are not completely frozen over and why your ice floats in your cocktail.