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This week we take a look at the astonishing success of giving kids (and adults) what is called an "ambiguous gestural or verbal praise" -- things like a fist bump, a pat on the sho...

The Voyager space mission, which is now in interstellar space, far beyond our solar system, has a gold record attached to it containing images, words, pictures, greetings, and more...

War of Wikipedia #5

It's that time again for our favorite segment "War of Wikipedia," where Mark and Todd go head-to-head to attempt to find the strangest, most interesting, most amusing, or all-toget...

#193 - Uranus is Thicc

This week we start taking a closer look around our own celestial neighborhood and diving into the weirdness of Uranus. And no, we're not mature about the name. In the news this wee...

What does one do if they're losing the space race? If that person is America, there's only one obvious answer: blow up a nuclear weapon on the moon to show how bad-ass we really ar...

This week we take a short look at just which private companies are currently working on getting themselves into space. We've all heard about Musk, Branson, and Bezos, but who else ...

History repeats itself, of course. But is it possible that it's repeating in cycles of 80 years that can be divided up into 20-year chunks? We explore this idea, as well as discuss...

Presidential historians and US News & World Report have updated their list of Presidential ratings now that we're in a new administration. Spoilers: the guy who has always been...

Alan Turning was a visionary in mathematics, cryptography, computer science, code-cracking, philosophy, and more. He set the foundations for modern computing and artificial intelli...

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