How much you’d pay for something depends on what prices you’ve seen recently

Well, that and how broke you are.

Huge treasure of medieval silver and gold unearthed at the Cluny Abbey, France

Somebody was absolutely minted back in medieval France!

NASA releases atmospheric simulation of this year’s hurricane season

Cool and pretty at the same time!? NASA gets the best things!

4,000 year-old clay prenup mentions surrogate mothers and divorce taxes

The more things change the more they stay the same.

BMW pledges to 100% renewable power by 2020, at COP23

BMW is going green-er!

We’re one step closer to understanding the Mpemba effect, or why hot water freezes faster

Physics, the original troll.

London put its most important Roman ruins back underground to make an innovative museum

First discovered in a bomb crater, the Mithraeum has had a long journey back underground.

At climate talks, Canada steps up while the US steps down

There’s no such thing as clean coal.

Humanity gets its second Warning: We’re crippling the planet

We need to take corrective measures fast or we risk losing the only home we’ve ever known.

Europe will get 10,000 EV charging points and an ‘electric highway’ to connect Italy to Norway by 2020

Old world, new tricks.

Ancient Egyptians likely made their inks with soot from ores, X-ray analysis reveals

They kept this method for 300 to 400 years.

Mushrooms are ‘the richest source’ of two antioxidants which fight age-related diseases

For once something that tastes good and is healthy for you.

Computer simulation identifies HIV Achilles Heel, offering new avenue for treatment

It also showcases how powerful computer simulations can be in fighting viruses.

Europe’s first farmers mingled with the locals, slowly mixing the communities together

Until now, we didn’t know if the two greeted with a handshake or a bloodbath.

Experimental SpaceX engine explodes during trials, damaging the McGregor, Texas facilities

Thankfully, nobody was hurt.

Humans got taller, then bulkier in ‘bursts’ during our evolution

Growing strong!

The first 3D interactive brain is here to teach you all about how yours works

Taking a look at BrainFacts.org’s surprisingly fun new feature.

Fossilized ancient lizard shows how dinos evolved to live in the oceans

Life’s always greener on the other side. Even if that’s the ocean.

Tired brains are prone to mental lapses as whole areas ‘doze off’

Ah yes. The dreaded brain fart comes under scrutiny.

Mice will pick social rules over might-makes-right, hinting at the birth of human societies and laws

The basis of any civilized society.