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One small step: What’s going to the moon seem like in 50 years?

One small step: What’s going to the moon seem like in...

This story is part of To the Moon, a series exploring humanity's first journey to the lunar surface and our future living and working on the moon. When the first astronomers turned their eyes to the heavens tens of thousands of years ago, their view was unobscured by the glow of city lights. At night,…
Apollo 11: 50 years on and still simply as strange video

Apollo 11: 50 years on and still simply as strange video

Tonight it's the fiftieth anniversary of the moon landing. And we're here to celebrate with all the weird facts you never knew about the Apollo 11 mission. Like, what does the moon smell like? Can you pull one in space and most importantly where do the astronauts put their pay? You've got the unnecessary questions…
5 Years After Eric Garner’s Death, Activists Continue Defend ‘Another Day To Live’

5 Years After Eric Garner’s Death, Activists Continue Defend ‘Another Day...

Protesters gathered outside of Police Headquarters in Manhattan in May to protest during the police disciplinary hearing for Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who was accused of using a chokehold that led to Eric Garner's death in 2014. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Spencer Platt/Getty Images Protesters gathered outside of Police Headquarters in Manhattan in…
12,000 Years Ago, a Young Boy Had His Skull Squashed into a Cone Forming. It’s the Earliest Proof of Such Head-Shaping.

12,000 Years Ago, a Young Boy Had His Skull Squashed into...

The skull known as M45, the earliest known case of head modification on record. It dates to about 12,000 years ago. Credit: Qian Wang Ancient people in China practiced human head-shaping about 12,000 years ago — meaning they bound some children's maturing skulls, encouraging the heads to grow into elongated ovals — making them the…
Years After Sexual Attack, Survivors Hounded To Pay Expenses For The Rape Set Examination

Years After Sexual Attack, Survivors Hounded To Pay Expenses For The...

For 25 years, the federal Violence Against Women Act has required any state that wants to be eligible for certain federal grants to certify that the state covers the cost of medical forensic exams for people who have been sexually assaulted. Christian Science Monitor/Getty hide caption toggle caption Christian Science Monitor/Getty For 25 years, the…
50 years after Apollo 11, NASA’s rocket launches are as thrilling as ever

50 years after Apollo 11, NASA’s rocket launches are as thrilling...

The Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA's Kennedy Space Center Claire Reilly/CNET It's almost 50 years to the day since the Apollo 11 mission launched atop a Saturn V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. That launch, on July 16, 1969, represented a triumph of human achievement and engineering, a frighteningly dangerous foray…
100 years ago an eclipse altered history and made Einstein a star

100 years ago an eclipse altered history and made Einstein a...

A century ago, on a small island off the coast of West Africa, a few adventurous astronomers led by Arthur Eddington pointed their telescopes at the sun as it went dark. Their goal was to measure distant stars during what would become one of the most famous total solar eclipses, but in the process they…
This Seawater Is 20,000 Years Of Ages, and Has Actually Stayed Untouched Because the Last Glacial Epoch

This Seawater Is 20,000 Years Of Ages, and Has Actually Stayed...

Twenty thousand years ago, life on Earth was a lot cooler. It was the tail end of a 100,000-year ice age — also called the Last Glacial Maximum — and massive sheets of ice covered much of North America, Northern Europe and Asia. (If they had been around at the time, New York City, Berlin…
The last 4 years of WeWork’s pre-IPO financials reveal simply how essential cashflow is to the business’s development

The last 4 years of WeWork’s pre-IPO financials reveal simply how...

As WeWork prepares to unveil its IPO, the office-rental company is hoping to persuade investors that its growing business can also become a profitable one. It isn't, yet. But a look at four years' worth of financials from WeWork's US and UK businesses show the company has healthy positive cashflow, even though on paper it…
Harley-Davidson has actually been around for 116 years– however the renowned American business is dealing with brand-new difficulties (HOG)

Harley-Davidson has actually been around for 116 years– however the renowned...

Harley-Davidson isn't just the most famous motorcycle company — it's also one of the most legendary and beloved brands in human history. Harley-Davidson got its all-American start in 1903, at the dawn of the "Motor Age." Two friends got together and combined bicycles with newfangled engines. Horses would never forgive them. Fast forward 116 years,…
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