There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
Artist Carl Warner makes intricate landscapes out of ingredients from the produce aisle.
The many weird and wonderful ways animals manage to catch some z's.
This leggy inch-long assassin spends its entire life thousands of feet below the surface of the Earth.
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, people in the U.S. eat more than 7 billion hot dogs. In 1939, that included the Roosevelts and their guests, the King and Queen of England.
Bad behavior spreads between people like cold germs, according to new research.
It's the fairy tale that almost ruined Jim Henson's career—and could have left him bankrupt.
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There's more to Yellowstone than Old Faithful.
Genetic analysis of the ancestors of modern Native Americans supports the idea that there was one wave of migration from Siberia.
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