A New Study Says Humans Were in America 130,000 Years Ago
That’s 100,000 years earlier than previously thought—and most archaeologists aren’t buying it.
The Mystery of ‘Venus’s Hair’ After a Volcanic Eruption
How do long, white filaments grow out of barren rock?
French Election 2017: A Guide to the Candidates
The main contenders for the presidency have sharply differing visions of France’s future.
Sage, Ink: A New O’Reilly Classic
A Graphic-Novel Memoir That Tangles With the Puzzle of Existence
Kristen Radtke’s Imagine Wanting Only This fuses existential prose and breathtaking illustration.
Frank and Steven’s Excellent Corporate-Raiding Adventure
Two law professors tried to mimic big activist hedge funds, investing their retirement savings in a small, languishing...
The Atlantic Daily: Flip-Flops and Force
The "mother of all bombs," the reason for Trump's reversals, signs of Earth-like conditions on Saturn's icy moon,...
Google Is Using Artificial Intelligence for Clip Art
It’s cool, but a little sad.
What Is It Like to Regain a Sense of Touch, Only to Lose It Again?
A mind-controlled robotic arm might one day feel real, but for its first two paralyzed users, the sensation...
The Atlantic Daily: Striking Syria
U.S. intervention, a truck attack in Stockholm, the new Supreme Court justice, and more