Tepary beans are one of the most heat- and drought-tolerant crops in the world. Their incredible adaptations allow these plants to grow in extreme temperatures, intense sunlight, and with minimal water. And they might just be the sustainable future of food.
To this day, the case remains the only unsolved skyjacking in the United States.
With the help of some clever mods, this gamer plunged the Mario of "Super Mario Odyssey" into the sinful world of Liberty City. The results are absolutely outrageous.
Emerging parallel to hip hop in America and electronic dance music in Europe, Jamaican dancehall was made possible by the introduction of digital audio production technologies in the early 1980s.
Let's say you want to test an experiment in microgravity—you could befriend an astronaut about to leave for the International Space Station OR you could jaunt over to Bremen, Germany.
Black Power, like many things associated with the 1960s, blossomed, burst, and broke apart into fragments of meaning and intent that to this day suggest wildly different things to different people.
BuzzFeed reviewed 62 incidents of video footage contradicting an officer’s statement in a police report or testimony. From traffic stops to fatal force, these cases reveal how cops are incentivized to lie — and why they get away with it.
In the center of Turkmenistan's Karakum Desert sits an odd natural phenomenon — a natural gas crater that has been burning since 1971.
Besides pluck, grit and a keen sense of self, these are the best everyday carry items you should always have with you.
We devote vast resources to intensive, one-off procedures, while starving the kind of steady, intimate care that often helps people more.
Taste-testing the "aggressively imperfect" (but usually delicious) kid's menu staple.
Aluminum is pretty strong. Not the strongest metal, but it's no slouch. But dunking it in gallium (which is actually in the same group as aluminum on the periodic table) turns it into something you can easily crush with your hands.
Today, attorney Gloria Allred and client Summer Zervos filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump in a New York court. In October, Zervos publicly accused Trump of sexual assault.
The army intelligence analyst convicted in a massive 2010 leak of security documents is set to be freed in five months instead of in 2045.
In their faith, Muslim cosmologists find a guide to their scientific model-building.
When Young Thug sent over notes for the video but didn't show for the shoot, director Pomp&Clout was forced to improvise. (Honestly, this could have been the idea the whole time).
After restricting access to just four computers in a room in Washington, DC, the CIA is finally putting 12 million declassified pages on the web for all to see.
Diners wait months for a table at Dan Barber's New York restaurant. His coming venture in London with star chefs will cook throwaway ingredients to make a point about unnecessary food waste.
This behemoth, which made an appearance at the Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, Florida, probably isn't the massive golf course gator we met last summer (unless it walked the 60 miles to Lakeland). Which means there are at least two hulking gators stalking the state.
As to where the claim comes from, nobody’s exactly sure.
Surfing the app on a trip back home can be a way of regressing, or imagining what life would be like if you never left.
A few months back, it was announced that Vine would be shutting down. Today, it officially shut down, replaced by Vine Camera. But the greatest Vines of all time (in our opinion) will never die.
The "This is fine" dog has been a mainstay of the internet for years, particularly after the recent presidential election. And now the dog has been gamified.
In 1996, David Foster Wallace profiled tennis player Michael Joyce in one of the most celebrated pieces of sports writing ever published. Who has he become since?
Today, as the Madrid Wax Museum unveiled their replica of Donald Trump, a protester from the leftist FEMEN organization disrupted the debut.
ZeniMax Media, owners of Bethesda Softworks ("The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim") and id Software ("DOOM") claim Facebook stole VR trade secrets when they purchased 24-year-old Palmer Luckey's Oculus and poached gaming luminary John Carmack from id. Today, Mark Zuckerberg testified in court for the first time.
The household critters that lurk behind radiators and under shower drains are a nuisance for lay people, and an impossible math problem for public health researchers and pest control companies
From tax season to retirement, this bundle comes with 65 hours of training to help you take complete control of your finances.
Hidden in plain sight, just minutes away from the bustle of New Delhi’s commercial hub, is an ancient landmark unknown even to most locals. Agrasen ki baoli is a 14th-century stepwell, a unique architectural idea that was medieval India’s ingenious answer to perennial water shortage.
By 2026, the number would rise to 32 million, the CBO found.
Electronic voices may be commonplace now, but the road to speech synthesis is littered with the remains of devices that promised to bring us the voice of the future — but didn’t last beyond their novelty value.
For a short, weird time, Ireland was in love with hoops.
Courts need to recognize the gray areas when subgroups are treated unfairly.
Before Eric Franchi founded an advertising startup, he worked at WorldCom before it filed for the largest bankruptcy in US history.
A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees and wounding aid workers, a Borno state official said. A Red Cross worker said 20 volunteers with the aid group had been killed.
How many red hot nickel balls does it take to get to the center of tootsie pop?
As the fourth season of "Sherlock" ends, a modest proposal to let this goofy, lovely show rest
The vice president looks back — and forward.
Not such a wonder weed, perhaps.
Drones allow filmmakers to produce some pretty cool effects, like this one that makes the freerunner look like an old-school video game character.