Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
A new study shows that having people fly like Superman in a virtual-reality simulator makes them act more heroic in real life.
For as long as there have been brothers, brothers have been battling each other. In honor of the Harbowl, here's our incomplete guide to sibling rivalries.
For humans, sudden gyrations of the head and neck—whether they’re from car accidents, rollercoaster rides, or chiropracty gone awry—can tear blood vessel linings in the neck, leading to clots that can
When University of Southern California researchers Michael Proctor, Shrikanth Narayanan and Krishna Nayak wanted to know what beatboxing looked like from inside the vocal tract, they decided to do som
On March 14, 1930, 11-year-old Venetia Burney and her family were eating breakfast at their home in Oxford, England, discussing the biggest news of the day: The discovery of a new planet.
It's been almost two years since I've done a roundup of periodic tables (and six years since I posted the first one).
No high school English curriculum is complete without a mandatory dose of William Shakespeare.
Here are the keys to becoming a master reviler, courtesy of a Chinese scholar in the early 20th century.