Science & Technology


The Safest Bike Lights in Existence (Thus Far)

by Will Wlizlo

Revolights’s innovative LED lights illuminate the way for urban cyclists...


Cooperation’s Genetic Code

 by David Schimke

Recent research suggests that modern men and women are wired to cooperate, whether they know it or not...


Not So Far Out

by Sam Kornell, from Miller-McCune

Researchers reopen their minds to the healing potential of psychedelic drugs...


Friend Me, Undress Me

by Staff, Utne Reader

FalseFlesh takes online creeping to a whole new level...


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Be Kind to Truckers

by Will Wlizlo

Truck drivers are the scourge of other motorists, but they deserve our compassion and admiration...


The Comfort of Home In Emergency Housing

by David Doody

A design company creates a portable, easy-to-install solution to temporary housing after disasters, such as Hurricane Katrina...  


The Sustainable Mushroom Death-Suit

by Will Wlizlo

An unlikely mycologist wants to bring fungi to the funeral home...


The Healing Power of Cockroaches

by David DiSalvo, from Mental Floss

One reason why you might reconsider stepping on the roach scurrying across your kitchen floor...