Michael Jackson wanted to do a Harry Potter musical. J.K. Rowling said no.
The artists who created Yokohama-e often used Western newspapers as their source material.
"Captain Kirk is climbing a mountain—why is he climbing a mountain?" Answer: "To hug the mountain."
Scientists have found that cheese mold is in evolutionary overdrive.
Why sip champagne when you can shoot it?
Crashed your spacecraft? The hospital knows exactly how to bill for that.
Tony Orrico's preferred tools of the art-making trade are his very own chompers.
Can't grow a beard? Get a transplant.
We used to think rats were gross. Now we think they’re gross and fascinating!
Studies have shown that if you want to really remember something, it's easier to do with paper.
Scientists use modern technology to get a glimpse of prehistory.
New York-based artist Jason Middlebrook paints on discarded wood and found natural materials to create intricate works of art that can be hung on the wall.
Turns out, our individual experiences shape how we perceive physical attractiveness.
When ushers need smelling salts, you know you've got a hit.
He discovered the bones while digging in a soybean field.
Classic Docs just went classic art.
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