Too much innovation wrecks weak economies, too much competition paralyzes strong ones, paper reports

Moderation is key.

Birmingham design student crafts cool, fully recyclable furniture — from cow dung

You could say she… manurefactures them.

How science knows when nations are testing nuclear bombs — even when they are lying

We can’t deduce everything, but we can deduce A LOT.

Why am I always cold? Science to the rescue

Feeling cold all the time isn’t necessarily a bad thing but there are things you can do to raise temperature.

Not art nor Instagram: Food art does not represent reality

Your Instagrams are not original. Painters have been doing it for centuries.

‘I Detest America’ — trove of Alan Turing letters give unique insight to his life

A spectacular mind treated unfairly by society.

What is brain fog: the mental fatigue that ruins your mood

The worst kind of fog there is.

These are the cities with the worst traffic (continent by continent)

Europe’s and North America’s leaders are quite surprising.

Waste not, want not: astronauts to turn pee into nutrients, tools on deep-space missions

Stay hydrated up there, ladies and gents.

Untouched 106 year old fruitcake found in the Antarctic — it’s probably still edible

No one touched it for more than a century, not even the penguins.

What’s the difference between HIV and AIDS

You shouldn’t use the two interchangeably.

What does 5-sigma mean in science?

In science, there’s no room for certainty. But we can get close enough by using statistical significance.

How alleles make us who we are

It has to do with your parents, and a bit of luck.

A history of how computers went from stealing your heart, to stealing your job

They changed our society from the ground up. And will do so again.

How old is the oldest tree?

it’s a surprisingly long time.

Chocolate files: from the early days to today’s dark pleasure

Chocolate is… who am I kidding — we all know what chocolate is. It’s sweet, delicious pleasure. But chocolate, this seemingly simple product has a rich and complex history which stems for almost 4,000 years. Before it took the beloved form we know today, chocolate had medicinal and ritualistic uses. The Early Mesoamerican days The Aztecs and the Maya believed that

National Geographic chooses winners for their 2017 Travel Photographer of the Year — and they’re stunning

The winner is absolutely amazing.

What are the moons of the solar system and how many are there

An overview of some of the most important natural satellites in our solar system. They’re quite a few.

What is THC: the main psychoactive ingredient in marijuana

THC has beneficial health outcomes but also carries risks. Let’s see what the science says about it.

Thought octopuses only live in water? Watch David Attenborough explain how the only land octopus hunts

If you thought octopuses were amazing, wait ’till you see this.