This week, Washington Governor signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only government in the world—to explicitly allow "natural organic reduction" of human remains.
In their drive towards "democratizing space", the private aerospace company Sen recently demonstrated the capabilities of their 4K video streaming satellite. The purpose of this is to educate the public on our ever-changing world.
Thousands of protesters around the world took to the streets as part of a wave of coordinated action. The protesters want the world’s governments to stop sleepwalking through humanity’s last best chance at ecological salvation.
In an unprecedented public push to change Amazon policies, nearly 4,500 employees have put their names to a letter asking CEO Jeff Bezos Jeff Bezos and its board of directors to become global leaders in fighting climate change.
We know that spending time in nature reduces stress, but until now it was unclear how much is enough. New study shows that in terms of efficiently lowering levels of the stress hormone cortisol, you should spend 20 to 30 minutes in nature.
Middle school students practicing meditation as part of a school Quiet Time program had significant improvements in social-emotional competencies and psychological distress, according to a new U.S. study.
New research finds that seniors who ate mushrooms twice weekly had 50% reduced odds of having mild cognitive impairment.
Emma Haruka Iwao, a Google employee from Japan, found the new digits with the help of the company's cloud computing service. The value of the number pi has been calculated to a new world record length of 31 trillion digits.
U.S. teenager Jackson Oswalt is not your average 14-year-old. The budding nuclear engineer has been working on this project since he was 12, and on 19 January 2018 he reportedly achieved his mission.
Greta Thunberg skipped her lessons to encourage politicians to act on climate change. Just a few months after students all over the world started walking out of their classrooms in the name of climate change.
For more than 20 years, Kevin Briggs has been preventing people from jumping off the Golden Gate Bridge through compassionate conversations.
Although the war in Syria is in its eighth year, statisticians have established that the world is becoming increasingly peaceful. Their data are derived from a war database that contains information about all wars dating back to 1800.