The symbol for zero was first used 500 years earlier than previously thought
September 17, 2017, 3:54 a.m. by Bryan Nelson
Zero symbols can be found throughout a recently carbon dated ancient Indian document.
7-year-old girl wants to throw her unique pitch at every MLB stadium
September 11, 2017, 7:16 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Hailey Dawson has a 3-D printed prosthetic hand made by engineers at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
If arts education is so important, why do we keep defunding it?
September 7, 2017, 11:29 a.m. by Starre Vartan
These skills aren't extraneous, or just-for-fun, but are integral to learning.
Mysterious Babylonian tablet discovered by real Indiana Jones has finally been deciphered
August 25, 2017, 2:43 p.m. by Bryan Nelson
The nearly 4,000-year-old tablet represents a novel trigonometric table that is the most accurate one ever found.
Those good friends from high school? They make a difference to your adult happiness
August 25, 2017, 10:11 a.m. by Starre Vartan
And popularity is less important than intimacy when it comes to long-term happiness, a new study finds.
How art is displayed affects how our brain processes it
August 22, 2017, 2:11 p.m. by Starre Vartan
One museum combines neuroscience with aesthetics to improve the visitor experience.
17 memorable quotes from 'Elf'
Archaeologists discover 400 ancient stone 'gates' in the Saudi Arabian desert
Iceland gears up for the Christmas Book Flood
Share the love with DIY random acts of kindness rocks
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23 of the most creatively designed Little Free Libraries