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Is nationalism ever a force for good?

Jared DiamondJared Diamond, a noted polymath, is Professor of Geography at the University of California, Los Angeles. Among his many awards are the U.S....

Trailblazing findings on the properties of daguerreotypes discovered by The Met...

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (The Met) and The University of New Mexico (UNM) today announced the groundbreaking findings of a two-year...

Ancient Grape DNA Tells the Prolific History of Wine

Grape seeds dating back to medieval and Roman periods share many similarities with the wine grapes we enjoy today smithsonian.com Vin jaune, literally...

Sasha Velour is making the world a prouder place, one lip-sync...

Image: Mashable composite; Santiago Felipe / Getty Images Every day of Pride Month, Mashable will be sharing illuminating conversations with members of the...

How Bob Marley’s Daughter Saved the Jamaica Women’s National Team

World Football B/R Video @@bleacherreport Twitter Logo B/R Video Five years ago, the Jamaican women's national football team was disbanded due to lack of...

Mind-altering drugs: The magical history of LSD and mushrooms

MICHAEL POLLAN: I think like most people, I thought before I started this project that psychedelics were a product of the '60s. And the...

Why are IQ scores rising? Industrialization rewired our minds.

DAVID EPSTEIN: The Flynn effect is this startling finding that IQ scores, scores on IQ tests around the world, in the 20th century have...

Cannonballs Likely Used by Vlad the Impaler Found in Bulgarian Fortress

Archaeologists in Bulgaria are claiming to have uncovered stone cannonballs used during Vlad III Dracula's assault on the historic Zishtova Fortress. The unusually cruel...

The U.S. Army Once Kept $1 Billion Worth of LSD in...

James Ketchum, an Army psychiatrist who conducted controversial drug experiments on members of the U.S. military, died last month, on May 27, at the...

More mysterious jars of the dead unearthed in Laos

ANU and Uni of Melbourne Archaeologists have discovered 15 new sites in Laos containing more than one hundred 1000-year-old massive stone jars possibly...