There really was a Dr. Scholl. Podiatrist William Mathias Scholl was born in Indiana.
I'm not sure what's more bizarre -- the fact that this scientist found a new type of bacteria living inside mitochondria (the cellular energy factories that themselves arose from bacteria),
Terribly sad news from the Georgia Aquarium yesterday:
ATLANTA -- Gasper, one of the Georgia Aquarium's five prized beluga whales, was euthanized Tuesday morning after months of declining health
Check out this interactive series of infographics at NYTimes.com.
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What's better than green power? People power, say some forward-thinking engineers.
How do you make a boring household appliance, like a blender, the hip new thing? Well, you can either design it to be retro-adorable, or you can appeal to the misbehaving-kid demographic.
According to NewScientist's Tech Blog, Sony has applied for a patent to create a new style of skateboard in the Segway model.
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Digital Dream Door has an exhaustive list of music stars' real names. How well versed are you in pseudonyms? Match the given name to the adopted one:
1. Reginald Kenneth Dwight
It should surprise no one that, according to dieticians, women generally have healthier diets than men. But when women and men start living together, their eating habits change.
Anyone here from Bethesda? Any Bethesdans in the house?
Judging by the state of my house right now, I need a mammogram.
Women who keep their homes clean and tidy are less likely to develop breast cancer than those who let the dust and dishes pile up, ac
Live for the moment, or save for the future? According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research, party while you still can: you'll be glad you did.
Somehow, I don't think this is what the great painters of old were hoping for when they developed
If you're worried about Fido and Sport lazing on your fancy furniture while you're busy at the office, Sofa Guard can help.
According to NewScientist, UPenn Professor Larry Rome has designed a new style of backpack that puts considerably less strain on your body.