The Advanced LIGO team has confirmed the detection of gravitational waves. One of this year's biggest science stories.

A recent study suggests that the brain’s sense of space and time are intertwined.

I agree with this list of 12 things that restaurants must stop doing in 2016 and beyond.

This fascinating profile of Marvin Minsky also serves as brief history of the early days of AI.

Six feet under and fabulous. Inside the workshop that produces Ghana’s fantastical pop-art coffins.

As John Lanchester writes: "If obesity is the new smoking, sugar is the new tobacco. We’re going to have to treat it the same way."

Fascinating map by National Geographic of the Fertile Crescent indicating the regions where farming began.

When philosophy lost its way.

An interview with the always interesting Gerhard Richter.

The physics of life. From flocking birds to swarming molecules, physicists are seeking to understand "active matter".

The growth of contemporary African photography. Images from the 5 years of Lagos Photo Fest.