A new mapping system divides the world into 57 trillion geotagged locations, each with a unique three-word name.
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The successful climb highlight the tragedies that have recently befallen climbers, and their guides, on the Earth's highest peak
She wrote for presidents, was interviewed by Oprah, was spoofed by Saturday Night Live, and mentioned by rappers
A 15-year-old Nigerian girl who got away tells her story of Boko Haram's atrocities
The Supreme Court's unanimous decision changed the country and was a major win for the civil rights movement
The copyright has caught up with the best music video ever filmed in space
About 500 light years away, the fifth planet orbiting a small dim star could harbor life
Columbine was not the first school shooting, nor was it the last, but it was nonetheless an event of extreme national trauma.
The logo for the massive browser-security hole is evocative and simple and, most importantly, has people talking
Saturn's moon Enceladus is only 300 miles wide—it would fit between New York City and Charlottesville, Va.
Doctors found changes in mitochondria of veterans of the first Gulf War suffering from a variety of mysterious aliments
In at least two countries, higher elevations had more cases in warm years
In the midst of racial fears, 120,000 U.S. citizens lost their property and their freedom