Prosthetics have come a long way from the wooden big toe found on a a 3000-year-old mummy, or the Etruscan bridgework made of human teeth.
The advent of synthetic fabrics played a surprising role in bringing women into the workforce, as Mercury 13 trainee Geraldine Sloan’s story illustrates.
Anna Atkins reportedly created the first photographically illustrated and printed book in response to another monograph she thought was shoddily done.
When it comes to nuclear power, one word in particular instills fear: meltdown. But what is a meltdown? Can one be avoided?
One response to the "bigger is better" trend has been the rise of microhomes: hyper-fashionable domiciles around 40 square meters in size.
How having a million browser tabs open is akin to hoarding...and a couple ways you can clean up this particular kind of digital clutter.
Acute Art is a kind virtual reality marketed directly to artists. Marina Abramović, Olafur Eliasson, and Jeff Koons have been the first to try it out.
The internet has already transformed how Americans eat; the Amazon/Whole Foods deal is just the culmination of this transformation.
Today, gay teens don't have to feel alone because the internet makes it possible to connect with other LGBTQ people all over the world. Right?
White House officials, like parents, are learning how limiting screen time can lead to better focus. But what does "screen time" really mean?