Researchers “lost” 17,000 wallets across 355 cities in 40 countries in a social experiment that showed people are more likely to return it if it contains money
The longest arm hair ever recorded was 21.7cm, but that’s not the norm. Though human head hair keeps growing, human body hair doesn’t. We look at how and why there’s a difference
Scientists thought Antarctica’s Halley Bay would be a refuge from global warming for emperor penguins, but many breeding pairs are already missing
Look at the clocks in the roadhouses along a remote, 340km section of the highway through the Nullarbor and you’ll see they don’t match anyone’s smartphone time
A massive, fierce dinosaur nicknamed Scotty has been dug from sandstone. Its leg bones are so big it is thought to have weighed 8800kg when it roamed the Earth
As Australians in four states grope around in the darkness of the last daylight saving mornings of the season, Europe has voted to cancel this clock-changing practice
February 29 is missing from this year’s calendar. We explain why and what it has to do with the Sun, the Earth and a calendar created way back in 1582
An Australian study has found that despite having tiny brains, bees can learn to add and subtract
Since the 1960s, the Earth’s time has run on 400 official clocks that we all use every day without even realising it. But a new kind of almost-perfect clock could change everything
Since 1889 we have weighed everything against a little cylinder of metal locked in a vault in France. Now, the world is about to agree to completely change the way it defines a kilogram
Maths and money go hand in hand. Westpac research shows almost all adults believe learning maths is important in helping Aussies be smarter with their money
Hypersonic jets that travel five times faster than the speed of sound could be taking passengers by 2030
Tired of waiting for the government, electric-car owners of Australia have united to build a massive “electric highway” of charging stations right around the country
New research shows children are becoming wiser at saving their pocket money with almost a third of the cash being stashed away
Melbourne student Feliks Zemdegs is the fastest human ever to solve a Rubik’s cube. He took 4.22 seconds. How fast are you?
Autistic teen’s Lego Titanic replica finds a permanent home in top US museum honouring the doomed ocean liner
While most six-year-olds are busy playing dress-ups and watching cartoons, one kindergarten boy is raking in millions and millions of dollars by simply reviewing toys online.
Grade two entrepreneur Angus Walters is seeing his kooky Croc Candy being snapped up around the Northern Territory
Canteens are going cashless in schools across Australia as technology changes the way we interact with money
Sydney mathematics teacher Eddie Woo’s YouTube channel was made for one student. Now it has more than 100,000 subscribers. VIDEO
A year 8 Tintern Grammar student’s fidget spinner project has impressed national Maths Talent Quest judges
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