Facebook engineers originally wanted to call the "Like" button the "Awesome" button.
The Afternoon Map is a semi-regular feature in which we post maps and infographics. In the afternoon. Semi-regularly.
The museum has a unit devoted to cataloguing its own history, including scientific equipment, old exhibits, and the personal collections of notable contributors to the museum.
Want to get away?
Mike Judge was asked this at a 10th Anniversary screening of Office Space.
"You’re the only girl I’ve dated in two months. We get along fine," Jack tells Nora in defense of his love for her at the start of this 1950 instructional video from Coronet Films.
If you thought spiders only eat insects, think again. In recent years, scientists have discovered that small animals and other surprising food items are an important part of many spiders’ diets.
Have a fear of public speaking? You're in good company. A fear of bellybuttons? That's not quite so common.
We combed through the news to pick a few favorites from the (somewhat) recent past.
In North Carolina, a scientist finds snakes dressed as their long-gone neighbors.