Here’s how much a chocolate bar made without child labor would cost

In Ghana or Côte d’Ivoire, the heart of cocoa nation, 2 million kids do harmful work to sustain the chocolate market, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. In... Read more »

The king behind Machu Picchu built his legacy in stone

Popular Science’s brand-new series, The Home builders, takes you behind the building and construction tape to expose the people accountable for history’s biggest architectural works. Glimpse at an Incan... Read more »

Muscle stiffness can be an athletic superpower

For many people, the term “stiffness” has unfavorable undertones. When you awaken in the early morning suffering a “stiff back,” the treatment may consist of taking a hot shower,... Read more »

Beyond the Beaker: 3M scientists tell their stories

“I’m not a science person.” The number of times have you heard somebody state that? Despite the fact that 2019 State of Science Index by 3M shows that 87... Read more »

Why long car rides seem to last forever

Practically anybody will inform you that long trip feel everlasting. This result, looks into state, takes place since human beings make quite horrible timekeepers. We have no master clock... Read more »

The fastest animals on Earth

What’s the fastest animal on Earth? Depends on how you specify speed. By easy miles per hour, traditional megafauna like cheetahs control the leaderboard. However if we determine speed... Read more »

The weirdest things we learned this week: Animal prostitution and Pavlovian pee responses

What’s the weirdest thing you learned this week? Well, whatever it is, we guarantee you’ll have an even weirder response if you listen to PopSci’s hit podcast. The Weirdest... Read more »

As Rome digs its first new metro route in decades, an archaeologist safeguards the city’s buried treasures

The world underneath Rome’s cobblestones has a rhythm. Under a newly raised canopy of steel beams almost 30 feet listed below the hum of Vespas and buses, ­Rossella Rea,... Read more »