What Makes Outlander So Similar to Battlestar Galactica?

Ever since Battlestar Galactica went off the air, we've been waiting to see what series creator Ron Moore would do next. After a few false starts, he finally claimed a new series as his own: Outlander, a fantasy romance that on its surface couldn't be more unlike Battlestar. But the two shows have a lot in common. » 10/16/14 3:20pm Thursday 3:20pm

Is This the Single Most Important Statistic About Millennials?

The U.S. Council of Economic Advisers just released a fascinating report about Millennials, packed with statistics about their demographics and economic prospects. It charts a lot of differences between Gen X and Millennials, but there's one statistic that reveals a true generation gap. » 10/15/14 1:40pm Wednesday 1:40pm

Here's Awe-Inspiring Evidence for One of the Planet's Biggest Floods

About 15,000 years ago, as the latest ice age was winding to a close, glaciers that covered Canada began to melt. Then, one day, those shrinking glaciers unleashed the waters of a lake the size of Lake Huron, which scoured the land from Montana to the Pacific coast. Here's what we know of the great Ice Age flood. » 10/14/14 1:27pm 10/14/14 1:27pm