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Discovery is making a Netflix-style streaming service for sports, and it’s paying $2 billion for streaming rights to the PGA Tour

Starting next year, golf fans looking to binge-watch the sport outside the US will want to tune in to Discovery, and they may even have a Netflix-style streaming app to try out too.
The billionaire isn't Tony Stark, but his identity is still a secret.

A new TV show will send a self-made billionaire ‘undercover’ to see if he can build a million-dollar company from nothing in 90 days

Discovery has a new show called "Undercover Billionaire," in which a self-made billionaire tries to make a million-dollar company from scratch in 90 days.
TwoXar cofounders Andrew M. Radin and Andrew A. Radin

A startup that uses software to discover new drugs just raised $10 million

TwoXar, a startup that uses software to discover new, experimental drugs, just raised $10 million from investors including SoftBank Ventures.
An Adelie penguin is seen near Commandante Ferraz Brazilian Antarctic Station located in Admiralty Bay, King George Island on the Antarctic continent.

A remarkable penguin ‘supercolony’ of over 1.5 million birds has been discovered off the coast of Antarctica — take a look

Adélie penguins have been declining on the Antarctic Peninsula. But on the Danger Islands off the coast of Antarctica, researchers found a new 'supercolony.'
The remarkably intact skeleton can help researchers shine a light on how the earliest Americans lived.

One of the oldest skeletons ever seen in the Americas was found in a flooded cave — and it could reshape our understanding of human history

The skeleton, which researchers dubbed "Naia," is a critical piece of evidence for understanding how North and South America were settled.
A woman raises her arms to receive energy from the sun at the Mayan pyramid El Castillo (The Castle), in Chichen Itza, in the southern state of Yucatan, Mexico March 21, 2009. Hundreds of Mexicans and tourists gather at Chichen Itza to welcome Spring at the Mayan pyramid El Castillo (The Castle)

Archaeologists found thousands of hidden structures in the Guatemalan jungle — and it could re-write human history

Using state of the art laser technology, archaeologists found 60,000 Mayan structures buried under the remote Guatemalan jungle.

The deal that created Ben Lerer’s new media empire, Group Nine, totaled $585 million

Group Nine Media, the holding company that tied together four media brands in October — Thrillist, NowThis, The Dodo, and Seeker — was valued at $585 million.

How to build a startup inside a big company without getting swallowed up, from someone who did it

Gabe Vehovsky built his media startup Curiosity inside of Discovery.

Here’s what it’s actually like to be colorblind

Colorblindness doesn't work the way most people seem to think it does, and it drives colorblind people crazy.