Tabletop planter from Japan doubles as emergency earthquake helmet
May 12, 2016, 3:25 p.m. by Matt Hickman
It helps to be near your houseplants when disaster strikes.
Drones converge on Mount Fuji for a mesmerizing dance party
May 5, 2016, 3 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Behold, an aerial ballet performed by LED-equipped flying robots.
Could the first Sumatran rhino seen in 40 years help save the species?
March 26, 2016, 4:10 p.m. by Michael Graham Richard
Fewer than 100 Sumatran rhinos are thought to live in the wild.
How do you rescue a tangled porcupinefish? Very carefully.
March 25, 2016, 3:14 p.m. by Russell McLendon
Dodging sharp spines, a clever snorkeler uses a broken bottle to save a porcupinefish from a fishing net.
This serpentine skyscraper molts by changing colors
March 14, 2016, 2:16 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Asian Cobra Tower is speculative design with a bite.
Chinese PSA imagines bleak future with oppressive smog, flowing nostril locks
March 10, 2016, 2:08 p.m. by Matt Hickman
The moral of the story? 'Change air pollution before it changes you.'
A bushy-tailed journey inside Japan's famous fox village
February 26, 2016, 7:12 a.m. by Catie Leary
This adorable village of fluffy vulpines is home to 6 different species of fox.
China's alien-detecting giant telescope displaces 9,000 earthlings
February 18, 2016, 9 a.m. by Matt Hickman
Eminent domain meets the hunt for extraterrestrials in Guizhou.
Quidditch comes to life in a remote Himalayan village
February 18, 2016, 6:47 a.m. by Catie Leary
Move over, Hogwarts. There's a school in the mountains of northern India that is taking the Quidditch world by storm.