PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
And you thought curling was boring.
See every sunrise and sunset in the blink of an eye.
In addition to being a beloved musician, artist, and actor, David Bowie was also an avid reader.
Fool your mind, and the rest will follow.
The world doesn't have room for sprawling, grassy graveyards anymore.
In 2007, a game of Go Fish helped solve a three-year-old murder case.
Because Lima has only four landfills for 10 million people, one-fifth of its waste ends up in illegal dumps.
These aren't your everyday bubbles.
Photographer Lori Pond was so fascinated by the details in Bosch's paintings that she recreated them as a new series, Bosch Redux.
100 years ago, a competing version of the Boy Scouts of America drove its rival crazy—when its members weren’t shooting each other.
The new discovery suggests that the vulnerable species might be more plentiful than scientists had previously thought.
Let’s not pretend we’re all working eight hours a day.
Learn more about the home of sideburns, the shopping mall, and 384 miles of shoreline.
Many of the world’s currencies take their names from fairly predictable origins—like weights and measures or precious metals, for example—but the currency of Tonga, the pa‘anga, has a rather unusual h
Unwanted drones don't stand a chance against these birds.
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