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Another US City Just Voted to Decriminalize The Use of ‘Magic...

Oakland's city council unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday that decriminalizes the use of entheogenic plants, a category that includes flora such as "magic mushrooms",...

LEGO’s Incredible New Apollo 11 Model Recreates The First Moon Landing...

The 50th anniversary of You-Know-What is coming up and LEGO is getting in on the celebration. The much-beloved company has released a replica of...

Astronomers Have Taken Actual, Direct Images of a Pair of Planets...

PDS 70, the star that last year gave us the first ever confirmed direct image of a planet being born, had an extra trick...

New York Is Poised to Become The First US State to...

New York is one signature away from becoming the first state in the country to ban cat declawing, a practice advocates say serves no...

Australia’s First Known Dinosaur Herd Discovered Hidden in Glittering Fossils

Australia's dinosaur record is one of the most poorly understood, with only a handful of species discovered in the past hundred years. A newly...

What HBO’s ‘Chernobyl’ Gets Right (And Wrong) About The Worst Nuclear...

Retelling the 1986 Chernobyl disaster is an exercise in unburying the truth.In the wake of the world's worst nuclear power plant accident, which forced...

For The First Time, Physicists Have Produced a Stunning Type of...

Plasma, that super-hot mix of electrified atomic particles, plays a key role in the evolution of stars, black holes, and other cosmic elements. For...

Astronomers Detect Extremely Rare ‘Undead’ Star, Born in a Fantastical Collision

Death, for stars, isn't always a straightforward affair. In fact, it can get downright weird. Astronomers have just identified a star made from the...

Twitter Use Decreases Students’ Test Scores, So What’s It Doing to...

Twitter, used by 126 million people daily and now ubiquitous in some industries, has vowed to reform itself after being enlisted as a tool...

Neuroscientists Have Improved Memory Retrieval by Zapping People’s Brains

You're sitting an exam, and just can't recall the answer you know is in your brain somewhere. A new study suggests that a quick...