Cenosillicaphobia is the fear of an empty glass.
Christien Meindertsma followed an individual pig through its life and death, to see where all the parts of the pig ended up.
• First thing's first: a raspberry is a bramble, or any plant belonging to the fierce-sounding genus Rubus. Raspberries are cousins with other bramble fruits, including blackberries.
Washington wasn’t always the old, white-haired patriarchal Founding Father we know and love. At six feet three inches, the young Washington had the ladies of pre-Revolutionary Virginia swooning.
Sure, you know the Swedish Chef, Kermit, Miss Piggy and Beaker. Who doesn’t? But what about some of the more obscure Muppets?
By Maggie Koerth-Baker
Economists do it with spreadsheets and charts. Architects favor balsa wood. But when a biologist needs a model, it's gotta be alive.
Five-by-Five puzzles aren't difficult, they're just an exercise for the noggin. Enjoy!
Place the following words into a 5 × 5 grid so that they link together.
Well, not really -- they've been autotuned by a talented Youtuber called Melodysheep, who's made a number of great, toe-tapping videos that make you think, like this one, in which a number o
Families in Afghanistan who don't have a son will sometimes dress a daughter up as a boy.
Of the world's 40,000 spider species, only about 30 have venom that causes illness in humans.
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I have always been terrible at miniature golf because I have a bad habit of hitting way too hard.
Stop motion videos are no longer confined to the realm of claymation kids movies—it's an increasingly popular method for music videos, commercials, real-world reenactments of video games, and mor
Think you had a bad day at work? At least you didn't lose equipment worth hundreds of millions of dollars (at least, I'm assuming you didn't).
The Chinese have a tradition of honoring and caring for their dead by burning symbols which represent the person’s worldly possessions.
Talk about sealing your record. A new company is offering music lovers the opportunity to have their ashes pressed into a copy of their favorite record.
This delightful 15-minute video features a young Jim Henson explaining puppet-making (and thus Muppet-making) in 1969. This was made before Sesame Street went on the air later that year.