Visit a waterfall at dusk and you may see moonbows—nighttime rainbows.
A study shows that empathy has been declining among college students, even faster in recent years.
It's a tradition I'd venture to guess a good majority of us take part in every year (at least by T.V.): the New Year's Eve Times Square celebration.
Like so many other things, the ba
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• Blue foods are a rare occurrence in nature, as it often suggests that the food is toxic or rotten. But not so for blueberries!
You can buy just about everything on Amazon.com these days: books, toys, gardening tools, $40,000 personal isolation chambers. Anything!
Devidasan is a working elephant in India, but his painful broken tusk put him at risk for infection, and it prevented him from being able to participate in festivals.
Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science. When statistics can be so easily manipulated, should we bother to believe any medical research?
This looks like the ceiling fan in my house.
Snowflakes’ shape and size are influenced by the conditions in which they’re formed – temperature, air currents, humidity, etc. But except in rare occurrences, they will always be six-sided.
In 1955, a French electrician named André Cassagnes got an idea for a new toy after seeing how an electrostatic charge could hold aluminum powder to glass.
Deepwater Horizon’s Final Hours. In an attempt to learn what went wrong, it becomes hard to find anything that went right. (via Metafilter)
6 Animals Humanity Accidentally Made Way Scarier.
Citing public safety concerns related to the forecasted winter storm that ultimately dumped more than a foot of snow on much of the Philadelphia area, the National Football League postponed Sunday nig