The Evolution of Our Species Visualized by the American Museum of Natural History

Scientists use fossils to reconstruct the evolutionary history of hominins, our brothers and sisters from very distant and different mothers.

A Former Marijuana Grower Now Breeds the World’s Hottest Peppers

Ed Currie is the hot pepper evil genius who developed the Carolina Reaper, which impacts the palate with 1.642 million Scoville heat units.

Understanding the Genius Engineering and Design of Your Beer Can

The Engineer Guy breaks down the evolution and clever design of the ubiquitous aluminum beverage can.

Stunning Footage of Drone Pilot Surfing Waterfalls Up and Down Island Mountainside

The "video dropping out and the sheer exhilaration of the flight had my hands shaking and my heart pounding by the time I landed."

Relax, There’s a Gregorian Chant Generator Now

A signal processing engineer put together a Gregorian chant generator so he (and we) could mix our own holy(ish) tunes.

Experts Reveal How to Spot a Fake Jackson Pollock Painting

A forensic scientist and an art historian detail the five steps they follow to tell a forgery apart from the genuine article.

This Is What’s It’s Like to Eat a 76 Year-Old US Army Field Ration From World War II

It's crazy that it's all so well preserved. Even so, I don't think I'd be able to stomach trying any of it. Not even the cigarette!

Short Film Silently Documents Delicate Feats of Fine Art Restoration

Watch Julian Baumgartner of Chicago's Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration work on a self portrait of Emma Gaggiotti Richards.

The Mesmerizing 1971 Moves Of A New Hampshire Short Order Cook

His real name was Kenneth S. Osgood, but he was known to all simply as "Spider" on account of his speed and agility.