Cities of the Future Will Make a Place For Wilderness

All around the world, cities are spreading out into the surrounding land — but nature is unexpectedly asserting itself in the heart of the metropolises, as well. A number of carnivores are not just adapting to cities around the globe, but actually thriving. And meanwhile some urban trees can grow as much as eight… » 5/04/12 8:00am 5/04/12 8:00am

Analytical thinking really does reduce your belief in God

Does God exist or not? That question may never be answered to everyone's satisfaction — but the question of why people become religious might be. Scientists found a way to meddle with the level of analytical thought people used, and in turn were able to influence the strength of people's religious beliefs. » 4/26/12 3:20pm 4/26/12 3:20pm

10 Coolest Fictional Asteroids of All Time

The asteroid-mining venture recently unveiled by James Cameron, Google executives and others sounds like it comes straight out of science fiction — but science fictional asteroids have done way more than just provide raw materials. » 4/26/12 10:15am 4/26/12 10:15am