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Your weekly dose of some of the world's latest and greatest science news, technological advancements, absurd curiosities and groundbreaking research in everything from ancient history to the future of astrophysics. Join Lauren Vogelbaum and the HowStuffWorks team as they explore humanity's newest discoveries in HowStuffWorks NOW.


HowStuffWorks NOW: The Quick Story Of CES

12/30/2015: The CES conference is a monument to technology and consumerism. How did it get started and how has it changed over the years? See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: Touchdown Brings Me ‘Round Again to Find

SpaceX and Blue Origin have both demonstrated reusable rockets. What's the big deal? See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: Suffering From Gamer Brain? Here's Why.

What's the difference between a compulsive gamers' brain and that of the average Joe? A new study rolls out the MRI machines and took a peak inside their skulls. See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: Scientists Observe Christmas Spirit in the Brain

You might think the "Christmas spirit" resides beyond the realm of science, but you'd be wrong. A team of Danish researchers can now show you exactly how a little holiday stimuli lights up the human brain. See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: A Cyborg Rose By Any Other Name

Researchers in Sweden are using plants to build electrically conductive wires. Could the future of electronics be a garden? See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: NASA Funding Takes Off

NASA gets all the funding it asked for and more. What's next for the space agency? See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: Gary, you’re almost extinct!

Gary, we need to talk. About your name. Find out how fickle the naming public is and what nominative determinism is and how it could shape your decisions. See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: JWST: The Telescope That Will See Through Time

The James Webb Space Telescope is a marvel of engineering and science, and when completed, will enable us to see the first stars and galaxies. Find out about the planning and science that go into building a telescope that can see through time. See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: Quantum Computers May Traverse Time Without Killing Grandma

12/10/2015: How can a quantum computer benefit from time-traveling particles without breaking causality? A new paper from the Nature journal Quantum Information explores... See more »

HowStuffWorks NOW: When Your Car Tells On You

Police arrested a woman for a hit-and-run incident after hearing from a witness. The witness in question? The woman's car. See more »