01 July 2020

In this day in 1953 the strange and tormented movie “The 5,000 Fingers of Dr. T.” first appeared in theaters

A summer of protest, unemployment and presidential politics – welcome to 1932

A Submerged 7,000-Year-Old Discovery Shows the Great Potential of Underwater Archaeology

Video: Rare ‘branched flow’ phenomenon seen for the first time in visible light [2:44]

Hundreds of elephants dead in mysterious mass die-off

Bizarre new planet is largest known rocky world, 40 times as massive as Earth

Gallery: Scenes From Antarctica

Jacklean Davis Was The First Black Woman To Serve As a Homicide Detective in New Orleans. Did A Now Disbarred Prosecutor Bring About Her Fall?

On this day in 1959 a social psychologist brought together three mental patients who all believed they were Jesus Christ

The Science Behind the Power of the Eyes

Conscripted Into The Emperor’s Private Orchestra

What an ocean hidden under Antarctic ice reveals about our planet’s future climate

Scientists finally solve the mystery behind a 100-year-old chemistry experiment

What makes people stop caring?

New Damn Interesting article/episode by Matt Castle: Chronicles of Charnia

30 June 2020

The search for life on Mars, and the people who say we’ve found it already

Why don’t banana-flavored candies taste like bananas?

Incredible Amber Fossils Reveal the True Colors of Ancient Insects

On this day in 1971: a Soyuz spacecraft decompressed, exposing 3 cosmonauts to near-vacuum

When France extorted Haiti – the greatest heist in history

How a Long-Lost Perfume Got a Second Life After 150 Years Underwater

‘I’m high as a Georgia pine’: Dock Ellis’s no-hitter on LSD, 50 years on

How do you deal with 9m tonnes of suffocating seaweed?

Volcanoes may have helped life bounce back after dinosaur-killing asteroid strike

What if Doctors Stopped Prescribing Weight Loss?

Nuclear ‘Power Balls’ May Make Meltdowns a Thing of the Past

A Massive Star Has Disappeared Without a Trace

Oldest surviving photograph of Māori discovered in Australia

Yale captures first ever video of brain clearing out dead neurons

29 June 2020

Astronomers unknowingly dedicated moon craters to Nazis. Will the next historical reckoning be at cosmic level?

Superbarrio: The People’s Superhero

Deep red light reboots aging retinas like “recharging a battery”

How Does a Human Being’s Internal GPS Work?

Why Did This Ancient Marsupial Have Saber Teeth?

Flying snake mystery solved by science

How hackers extorted $1.14m from University of California, San Francisco

Do probiotics actually do anything?

New polymer easily captures gold extracted from e-waste

Could a black hole be the ultimate energy source? Maybe, if you keep feeding it

British state ‘covered up plot to assassinate King Edward VIII’

Betelgeuse’s Mystery Dimming Caused By A Star Spot A Hundred Times Larger Than The Sun, Say Scientists

28 June 2020

The FBI Agents Who Return Stolen Cultural Artifacts

French Revolution: remains discovered in walls of Paris monument

Artificial Intelligence Can’t Deal With Chaos, But Teaching It Physics Could Help

There’s a reason we procrastinate and it’s not laziness