World’s Most Precise Clock Powered by Supercold Strontium Atoms

A new kind of atomic clock is more precise than any yet built, with the ability to tick smoothly for a thousand times the lifetime of […]

Style Rules In Your 40s

They say that life begins at 40, which frankly is a little bit too Benjamin Button for comfort. It’s also not true, clearly. Even if you […]

This Is Why Melons Can Go for $125 in Japan

Cantaloupe might show up in just about every American fruit salad, but fruits are a luxury in Japan. A pair of Yubari King melons even sold […]

The History Of The Wallet: From Coins To Paper To Plastic

Known to the French as “le porte-monnaie,” and to Spanish-speakers as “la cartera.” To English-speakers: the wallet, the pocketbook, the change purse, the billfold. (Doesn’t have […]