If you're still working on your taxes, you're probably not alone: Americans will spend more than 6 billion hours preparing their taxes, which includes digging up W-2s, sifting through receipts, and filling out any number of forms. The amount we spend to get it done by firms or by ourselves with software is high.
The discovery of a planet in the "goldilocks zone" of Proxima Cantauri, the star closest to our own sun, gives new hope to the quest to find life outside our solar system.
For the past six years, 22-year-old Boyan Slat has been working to perfect a way to filter vast amounts of plastics out of the world's oceans. He has a prototype now that might just prove successful.
Sylvia Earle wants to create "blue parks" in the oceans in order to preserve and restore threatened species — not the least of which are humans.
Don't panic: North Korea still has to go through “various technical stages” in order to have a missile that could reach Japan or US islands in the Pacific.
Social media and the sharing economy are changing the way that politics is both debated and funded, Olikara says. Additionally, he argues that discontent is changing the equation.