Sixth-Grader May Have Stolen Marine Biologist's Lionfish Research

There's a new development in the story about 12-year-old Lauren Arrington's remarkable science fair project about the invasive potential of lionfish. A marine biologist is now claiming that the project was based on published work he did back in 2011 — and that the girl is the daughter of his former supervisor's best… » 7/22/14 11:59am 54 minutes ago

The World Health Organization Wants to Legalize Sex Work and Drugs

Earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO) released guidelines for helping to prevent the spread of HIV in key populations. The group, which also monitors the globe for pandemic outbreaks, says we have to decriminalize sex work and drugs if we want to stop HIV. » 7/22/14 11:29am Today 11:29am

Margaret Atwood Dreams Up Murder in the Arctic

A summer! But which of the seventy-five summers I have spent? The summer of 1957, when I was a waitress at a boys' camp on an island in Lake Huron and first ate a rattlesnake? The summer of 1965, when I was writing The Edible Woman in exam booklets on a card table in Vancouver? Perhaps the summer of 1976, when we took… » 7/22/14 1:56pm Today 1:56pm

The Worst Educational Comic Book Superheroes Ever Created

Comic books have time and again proven their worth as a way to educate and raise awareness about social issues such as AIDS and sexual abuse. While some publishers have used famous superheroes, others have opted to create their own defenders of truth, justice and bicycle safety... often with regrettable results. » 7/22/14 9:20am Today 9:20am

Which Sherlock Actor Looks Most Like This Police Composite Sketch?

Brian Joseph Davis has been using police composite software to create realistic images of fictional characters based on the way they're described in prose. And his latest portrait, of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes, does look like some actors who have portrayed the character. » 7/22/14 8:53am Today 8:53am

This Comic Reveals The Terrifying Futility Of The First World War

There's a graphic novel anthology called To End All Wars that's worth checking out. Featuring more than 50 contributors from 13 different countries, the book will be a series of graphic narratives on the topic of the First World War. We have a sneak preview of it right here. » 7/22/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

How to Approach Every Day Like an Explorer

Explorers are never bored for long. Their lives are filled with mystery, adventure, and the thrill of the unknown. While that may sound more aspirational than attainable, a few small adjustments to your routine could release the explorer inside you — you may even be just the type of person National Geographic's … » 7/09/14 12:00pm 7/09/14 12:00pm

Get 92% Off The Complete iOS 8 & Swift Development Course (Pre-Order)

In a few months, Apple is releasing iOS 8 along with Swift, their new development language. Want to get a jump start and learn how to build apps in this new language? For a little while, you can lock in this extra low pre-order price (92% off for $79) on the Complete iOS 8 & Swift Development Course. » 7/01/14 3:44pm 7/01/14 3:44pm