The demographic science behind the 92,901 reported deaths in Syria

Today the UN released a chilling and very specific number of people who have died in Syria since violence broke out there in March 2011. 92,901 people are dead as a result of the Assad government crackdown on rebels. To get a number this exact, you need to use science. Call it the demographics of death. » 6/13/13 5:37pm 6/13/13 5:37pm

New Television Series Examines Life Without Humans

Movies like The Mist, I Am Legend, and Cloverfield depict aliens, monsters from the briny deep, and superviruses hell-bent on driving people out of the cities and off the face of the Earth. But what would really happen tomorrow if everyone suddenly vanished today? A new series on the History Channel called Life After… » 1/16/08 2:00pm 1/16/08 2:00pm