May 19, 2018

The best race comeback you will ever see


Keep an eye on the runner in the red...

May 18, 2018

This bizarre creature is the deadliest being on Planet Earth


A war has been raging for billions of years, killing trillions every single day, while we don’t even notice. This war involves the single deadliest being on our planet: The Bacteriophage.

May 15, 2018

May 9, 2018

Guy drops 200 wallets around North America to see who's the most honest


Revenge is a dish best served... with data.

There's more to those eye charts with the big ‘E’ than you realize


That big “E” at the top of your doctor’s eye chart tells you whether you need glasses - but it also tells you a lot about the physics happening inside your eyes. We put human visual acuity to the test - in our office, and across a city.

Robert Cardinal Sarah: Silence and the interior life


On March 12, 2018, Cardinal Robert Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, visited the University of St. Michael's College in the University of Toronto. The cardinal delivered a talk in the evening at St. Michael's Cathedral Basilica on the importance of silence for the development of an inner life and a relationship with God.

May 5, 2018

Fly from London to San Francisco in 5 minutes


Take a ride on an Airbus A380, British Airways flight 287, Feb. 17, 2018.

April 30, 2018

Brazilian breaks world record for surfing an 80-foot wave, the biggest wave ever surfed


Rodrigo Koxa, 38 years old from Brazil, just won the WSL Biggest Wave Award yesterday in a ceremony held in Los Angeles. The wave in question was ridden back in November 8, 2017 in Praia do Norte, Nazaré Portugal, and was now officially measured at 80 feet, making this a new Guinness World Record for “Biggest Wave ever Surfed”, and beating the previous record of 78 feet by just 2 feet, held by legendary big wave surfer Garrett McNamara on a wave also ridden in Nazaré back in 2011.

April 29, 2018

A deer migration you have to see to believe


Researchers have only recently found the longest large mammal migration in the continental United States: Mule deer migrate 150 miles (241 kilometers) in western Wyoming each year. And it's no easy task for them — barriers include highways, fences, tough terrain, and bodies of water. In this video by Joe Riis, a National Geographic grantee and regular contributor, see the modern-day obstacles mule deer overcome to make the migratory trek that they likely have been making for generations.