New US tax bill would pile more taxes on PhD students

Not a promising sign for research in the states.

The secret behind what makes a song happy

Hint: pay attention to the chords.

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.

NASA releases creepy space sounds for Halloween

Ever wondered how Halloween sounds like in space?

Numbered jerseys for medical personnel leads to better teamwork and efficiency, researchers find

As a bonus, it also probably makes them look awesome.

Scientist trains AI to generate Halloween costumes ideas, and some are pretty good

Could AIs be… creative?

The Importance of Ridding Your Body of Harmful Substances and Dependencies

Simple habits can go a long way — both up and down.

What Einstein thought about God, the Universe, science and religion

Einstein is also often misinterpreted and even misquoted. So what did the brilliant man think of the Universe?

Astronaut shows what fidget spinners can do in outer space

NASA just wins, can everyone stop with the fidget spinner videos now?

Elon Musk tweeting with Rick (and Morty) about simulation singularity is the best thing I’ve seen all week

Things got funny fast.

Astronauts put flat-earth rapper B.o.B. back in his place

Someone call the Spanish Inquisition

UK puts Isaac Newton coin into circulation

I don’t think you understand the gravity of this.

Rapper B.o.B. wants people to give him $1 million so he can prove the Earth is flat

The comments are glorious.

Ever wondered how Angela Merkel’s CV would look like — on a single page?

If she can fit it on a page, why can’t you?

The most expensive fungus in the world: a dead caterpillar that sells for 50,000 USD a pound

It’s also known as the “Viagra of the Himalayas”.

Designer Oscar Lhermitte brings the moon to your fingertips

You can’t get any more lunar than this without leaving the planet.

Cats are both solid and liquid — and other surprising tidbits of science from the Ig Nobel Awards

Cats really *are* liquid… but only sometimes.

Carefree Crow Hitches a Ride on the Back of Bald Eagle

Don’t mind me, just hitching a ride.

Please don’t shoot Hurricane Irma, officials warn

Don’t challenge the hurricanes.

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

A spectacular mind treated unfairly by society.