Male Fruit Flies Love to Cum, and Turn to Alcohol If They Can't

There’s little doubt that male humans find ejaculating to be an inherently rewarding experience—of that reality, there is abundant R-rated evidence. But are other male animals, from mammals to insects, also motivated to copulate with females based on the promise of an orgasm alone? To answer that question, a team of scientists from Bar-Ilan University[…]

Nimble Pharmacy brings prescription drug delivery service to Seattle area

  Nimble Pharmacy offers free delivery of prescription drugs. (Nimble Pharmacy Photo) Nimble Pharmacy, a startup based in the San Francisco area, is extending its prescription drug delivery service to Seattle and San Diego, setting it up for a potential clash with Amazon’s healthcare ambitions. The company announced that its direct-to-door prescription delivery will be[…]

Watch: Live from ‘America’s Shareholder Meeting’ with Steve Ballmer and USAFacts

Steve Ballmer started the nonprofit USAFacts to report on the government in the way that companies report to investors. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) REDMOND — It’s tax day in the United States, and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is hosting a first-of-its-kind “shareholder meeting” for American taxpayers as a live event this morning in[…]

The 'Fortnite' and 'PUBG' Universes Clash in This 7-minute Battle Royale Showdown

The debate over which of the two most popular battle royale games is better, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds or Fortnite: Battle Royale, is long, convoluted, and ultimately pointless. Just play whatever game you like more. But what if the two worlds were to collide? That is precisely the question that YouTube channel Nukazooka, which is also behind[…]

Under the Sun

Today, we have a very special edition of Terraform—esteemed scientists Gavin Schmidt and Adam Frank have just published what may prove to be a blockbuster paper about the possibilities that intelligent life forms may have existed on Earth long before humans. To accompany the paper’s release, Schmidt wrote a short work of fiction exploring both[…]