Ben Richmond @a_ben_richmond
Mostly interested in dinosaurs, books, and bicycles, Richmond is also a children's author. He lives in Brooklyn. Interested parties can follow him on Twitter @a_ben_richmond
Articles by Ben Richmond
There's a sort of hipsterfication going on with parenthood: Fewer people are doing it, but the people who get into it get way into it.
Researchers found evidence of a time of "rapid change" in Earth's magnetic field from the 13th to 16th centuries.
“China” looms so large as a monolithic concept in America that it's sometimes hard to picture life on a human scale for the individuals comprising the world's most populous nation.
The more we learn about phone data, there's less and less noise for patterns to hide in.
The question, first formulated in the 1950s, was essential to automata theory, which became the foundation of computer science.
The bleeding edge of piano music takes an idea from the 14th century and 14-year-old guitarists: tablature.
A long, holiday weekend seems like the perfect time to slip off to the beach. Which also makes it the perfect time for Portuguese man-o-wars to make their attack.
Fans of romance and erotica prove that nothing works on the damn internet.
Job interviews are stressful for anyone, but for people who are prone to anxiety, or who have been diagnosed with PTSD or mental illness, they can be nightmares.
The amount of land dedicated to farming is shrinking, the world's crop productivity is stagnating, and the population is still growing. What are we going to do about the looming agricultural crisis?