Google's self-driving cars have never been ticketed. But what happens when one does?... READ ON
Sinkholes have gulped down suburban homes, cars, and entire fields in the past, but how does the ground just swallow up a building like that?... READ ON
Life can't be easy for octopuses. Sure, they're universally loved for changing color, opening jars from the inside, and predicting the winners of World Cup games. But they have eight very flexible arms to keep track of, which aren't even under their full control. Each arm is fairly autonomous, and a lot of the motor control happens in the neural circuitry of the arms themselves instead of the brain.... READ ON
There’s no definite answer, but this hasn’t stopped historians from speculating.... READ ON
There's a good reason seals and sea lions look so similar—they're both members of the pinniped taxonomic group, a name which refers in Latin to their "fin feet." Walruses are also a part of the clade but while their prominent tusks set them apart, seals and sea lions can be slightly harder to distinguish.... READ ON
Reader (and writer) Stacy asks, “What makes Magic Shell so magic?”... READ ON
Reader Meghan writes, "Why is New York's hockey team called the Rangers?"... READ ON
If you combine the electoral college results of the '80 and '84 elections, Reagan won 1014-62.