As capital punishment declines nationwide, a tiny fraction of the country generates an alarming number of death sentences. What this new geography tells us about justice in America.
In the end, Frank Ocean won, and walked away with his freedom and his money. Calculating those who lost, however, is a much more complicated equation.
Horrible laws often follow major terrorist attacks. But after an ISIS-linked man ignited a bomb in a Shiite mosque in Kuwait last year, killing 27, the mother of all troubling laws was rushed through the country’s Parliament.
We answer all the self-publishing questions you didn’t even know to ask. From book formatting to finding (quality) editors, part one of our self-publishing series tells you exactly how to get your book to print.
Drum lines are baited hooks used to lure and capture sharks, often used to protect swimming areas. This poor guy got himself trapped real good.
Up close and personal with a new core of very old Antarctic ice.
They’ve highjacked the language of reform — but for them, it’s still business as usual.
Hundreds of years ago, if someone looked dead, they were considered dead. Since then, a number of inventions — from CPR to the defibrillator to life support — has proved that notion incorrect.
According to analysis from FiveThirtyEight, the number of units Airbnb rents out in major cities is small, but the revenue is huge.
The new designs make sure pedestrians get at least 50% of the public space, lanes of traffic be damned.
Dive, climb and spelunk your way through some of America's most beautiful parks in these interactive tours.
The recent death of a 4-foot-1 cabaret act known as "Mini Kim Kardashian" reveals the uncomfortable reality of how slowly things have evolved since the days of the freak show.
A frying pan looks like it would be great for batting a ping pong ball around. Same with a big, flat chef's knife. That is not the case.
In states that have legalized pot for medical or recreational use, hydroponic supply companies are poised for record growth. But in states where pot farming is still a felonious offense, stores selling hydroponic equipment are battlefronts in the war against weed.
Welcome to Today In 2016, your daily digest of all things election. Today a new Clinton ad ties Trump to white supremacists, Mike Pence drew bad cartoons, and the four futures of the Republican party.
John Lennon had no idea George Harrison's dentist slipped LSD into his coffee. He was too busy worrying that the weird dude was trying to coerce him into an orgy.
Planning a presidential trip is always hard. Setting one up — that’s called “advance” in political lingo — during a disaster is almost unfathomably difficult.
One of JFK's first campaign strategies involved a rambunctious goat.
The best way to keep up with the Republican candidate is by keeping this tab open all day.
She hasn't done a press conference in a while, but that doesn't mean she isn't making news. Check here to see the latest on the Democratic candidate.
Ringer illustration2016 has been vile in many ways, but it’s been a terrific year for feuds. Dwayne Johnson v. Vin Diesel, Kimye v. Taylor Swift, Ryan Lochte v. Personal
Because the earth is round, planes don't travel in straight lines and instead follow curved routes along the earth's "great circles." But every flight path varies a bit based on atmospheric conditions — this nifty GIF illustrates how wind patterns affect the New York to London flight.
We could probably pay CEOs less just by giving them more near-term incentives.
If Hillary Clinton beats Donald Trump, her party will have set a record in American politics.
Also, HE IS NOT A BABY AND KNOWS HOW TO RIDE A BIKE ALREADY, MOM.
On Santa Cruz Island, they killed the cows, sheep and bees. Now it’s time to finish the job.
The tools and technology needed for such an attack, which is essentially a remote jailbreak of the iPhone, can be worth as much as one million dollars.
Front-end web, game design, mobile design — this bundle’s got you covered.
After making 300 mediocre bagels, one man finally finds the secret to making that New York bagel at home.
Even as they ruled through fear and brutality, as their counterparts have in Syria and Iraq, Islamic State officials in Libya aspired to create a government with a functioning bureaucracy, public services and a credible judicial system.
Though YouTube has its imperfections, uploading and watching videos on the prolific platform is generally a seamless experience. This is pretty darn amazing when you consider all of the file types, resolutions and formats YouTube has to account for as it disseminates videos to one billion people across the globe.
In the days before cyborgs became a part of the popular imagination, much less artificial intelligence, researchers focused on “man-augmentation” systems. Humans would provide the brains and machines the brawn.
This photographer took on Berlin's entire U-Bahn network, one station at a time.
At the time, it probably seemed pretty mean to laugh at a dopey but lovable Olympian. But now, we can all stand with Fox 29.
Is it possible that exercise could be almost too much of a good thing for our brains?
Donald Trump has long denied knowingly employing illegal workers that helped to demolish the building that would be replaced by Trump Tower, but recently revealed documents show that he knowingly sought out the workers and paid them illegal wages.
In order to get their movies nominated for major awards, movie studios have to spend money. A lot of money. "Adam Ruins Everything" explains how those studios spend millions of dollars after the move is already out to bribe awards voters.
From the most plain and simple shoes cut from a single piece of smooth leather, to intricately detailed shoes featuring fancy stitching, perforations and edging, a man’s got a lot of options when it comes to dress shoes.
Twenty years after President Bill Clinton fulfilled his vow to “end welfare as we know it,” it’s fair to say: mission accomplished. The old U.S. welfare system is dead. Whether the system that replaced it is better for the poorest Americans remains the subject of fierce debate.
Seriously. If he falls in that hole, it's more than 800 feet before he hits the bottom. And if he falls the other way, it's the same thing.