Modern Human's Great-Great-Grandparent May Have Been a Neanderthal

Jessica Hullinger

He was up to 10 percent Neanderthal.

15 Peachy Facts About 'Face/Off'

Eric D Snider

Yes, the movie is incredibly dumb—but darned if it isn’t the kind of incredible dumbness that goes down smooth.

Scientists Find Prehistoric “Batman” in New Zealand

Mark Mancini

Sixteen million years ago, one newly-discovered bat walked with power, earning it a nickname that’s downright super.

Now You Can Smell Like Carlsberg Beer With New Grooming Products

Rebecca OConnell

Carlsberg asks that you shower responsibly

Baboons Are Democratic Travel Partners, Study Finds

Shaunacy Ferro

When deciding where to travel, baboons go with what the group thinks is best.

7 Businesses You Probably Didn’t Know Were Controlled By the Mob

Kelly Bryant

The Missing Links: Awesome Hair Dryer Physics

Colin Patrick

Name the Spaces You Can't Buy in Monopoly

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This is What A Woman From Tehran 7000 Years Ago Looked Like

Hannah Keyser

Science is constantly getting better at reconstructing what life was like in earlier eras. And now, new 3D imaging technology shows us what our fellow human may have looked like many millennia ago.

88 Amazing Facts Everyone Should Know

Alvin Ward

Store these away for future trivia nights.

1943 Film Explains Cockney Rhyming Slang

Arika Okrent

Cockney rhyming slang is a coded way of speaking where a word or phrase is substituted through another through rhyme.

11 Quirky Facts About the Chinese Crested

Rebecca OConnell

Learn more about one of the dog world's most unusual breeds.

A Giant TV on the Back of Semi Trucks Could Make Passing Safer

Shaunacy Ferro

Trying to see around a semi truck can be impossible on tight roads. Samsung's Safety Truck aims to improve visibility.

Edible Cookie Dough Coming Fresh From the Tub

Sonia Weiser

Cookie dough is delicious, but is that clumpy, sugary, and sticky substance worth the risk of Salmonella?

Finnish Company Wants to Power the Country With Horse Poop

Shaunacy Ferro

Early trials show that horse manure could be a viable biofuel for home heating and electricity.