Big Ben losing its signature sound for three years
August 14, 2017, 10:02 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The famous clock will go silent while the tower gets $42 million worth of repairs.
How these colorful sculptures are fighting ocean pollution and creating jobs in Kenya
August 11, 2017, 3:02 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Nairobi-based Ocean Sole has transformed a big pollution problem into a bustling business.
9 extraordinary facts about North America's native bees
July 26, 2017, 12:13 p.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
From invisibility cloaks to incubating eggs like a hen, bees are a lot more diverse and a lot more incredible than most of us ever realized.
Artificial intelligence gives Google Street View a professional touch
July 20, 2017, 8:25 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Machine learning can select and edit basic digital images into richly colored, beautifully composed landscape photos.
Ravens are crazy smart, and here’s scientific proof
July 14, 2017, 11:07 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Ravens are smart. Like, scary smart. Like, secretly-our-overlords smart.
11 of the most difficult ultramarathons in the world
July 12, 2017, 11:48 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
Think running 26.2 miles is a challenge? It will sound like an easy warm-up compared to these crazy yet compelling endurance races.
See that strange glow in the woods at night? It's foxfire, and it's beautiful
July 10, 2017, 11:28 a.m. by Jaymi Heimbuch
The eerie illumination isn’t a ghost, fairies or cold fire. But the real explanation is every bit as fascinating.