PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
Stephanie and her curious two-year-old want to know why we sometimes say “Holy Mackerel!” Unfortunately, the answer is about as clear as the tomato sauce Brits like to douse the fish
Reader Michael Lefebvre asked us on Twitter: "What is the origin of Pink
Reader Ashley asks: "Is Sebastian from Disney's The Little Mermaid a crab or a
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In every debate this campaign season, Mitt Romney has been hammered by his Republican rivals for essentially teaching companies how to ship jobs oversea
Bizarre Image of Man Tickling Chimp via ShutterstockIn 1897, psychologists established that there are two kinds of tickles.
A few years ago, the Swiss ball migrated from the gym to the office en masse.
You know it's officially The Future when a human-like robot (the NAO) is able to pet (well, brush, actually) a cat via a complex hack involving a treadmill, Kinect, Wii, and Head-Mounted Display
One of the reasons why I like the Scrabble app better than Words With Friends is that it has that wide-smiling Teacher.
Ketchup and catsup are simply two different spellings for the same thing, a modern, Westernized version of a condiment that European traders were introduced to while visiting the Far East in the late
Magic Eye's granddaddy was the random dot stereogram invented by neuroscientist and psychologist Bela Julesz in 1959 to test people’s ability to see in 3D.
© Roy Hsu/Blend Images/CorbisMost people have heard that in China, you're only allowed to have one kid. But does that apply to everyone?
The circling thing is a relic of domestic dogs' wild past, a bit of hard-wired behavior that hasn't been bred out yet.
While researching the post 10 Heroic Battlefield Medics, I came across a couple of fascinating stories about military chaplains and their wartime exploits.
Today I've got a doozy of a lecture for you.
We're going to do something different today. Special different.
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