Flamingos are naturally white. Their diet of brine shrimp and algae turns them pink.
Forty years ago, the Stanford Prison Experiment shocked the academic world and led to new standards for ethics in psychology studies.
The New York Times Magazine posted an abstract illustration capturing stereotypes all over the world.
While many of us were busy celebrating the Fourth last week, an important milestone slipped by us: the birthday of the bikini.
There aren't a whole lot of people who could bounce back after supporting something as odious as New Coke, but if anyone could do it, it was Bill Cosby.
This week's theme is plus. We might be talking about plus sizes, we might be talking about addition - whatever it is, the word plus will come into play.
On July 4, award-winning chef Jose Andres opened a pop-up restaurant in Washington, DC.
In the aftermath of New York’s decision to approve gay marriage, news broke that Mayor Michael Bloomberg would officiate at the wedding of two of his office aides.
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Everybody loves robots.
On Saturday, South Sudan declared its independence, becoming the brand-spanking newest nation in the world.
Josh Hamilton recently claimed he doesn’t hit well during the day because he has blue eyes.
In this brilliant lecture-with-animation, Professor Philip Zimbardo discusses six different ways people's minds are focused on time. Do you focus on the past?
I guess I thought painting was the one art form that was immune from the mashup -- of course, I was proved wrong years ago, by the cover art for Pride and Prejudice and Zombies -- but now it seems tha
Out in Texas, a woman named Janet Johnson just gave birth to a 16 pound 1 ounce baby. Officials need to verify the details, but he might be the largest baby ever born.