The medical term for ice cream headaches is sphenopalatine ganglioneuralgia.
The hottest toy of 1996 led to concussions, mass hysteria, and one designer becoming a Unabomber suspect.
Dr. James Grime explains why heads/tails pops up more frequently than heads/heads.
Fake decapitation was the LOLcats of the 19th century.
An adventurous family cat named Moon Unit recently returned home after an eight and a half year odyssey.
It pushes back the date of the earliest known cancer in a human ancestor by more than a million years.
Whale sharks can be as large as school buses.
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We all could use a few new words for the diabolical. Fortunately, there are plenty of older words ready for a revival.
Photographers and cultural critics have long debated the ethics of retouching—even when it took place directly on the negative in the 19th century.
Japanese whalers nicknamed it karasu or "raven."
Researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory recently identified 31 harmful chemicals in e-cigarette vapor, including two probable carcinogens.
For years, archaeologists have wondered how hunters and gatherers wove plant fibers into tough, strong cord.
Dolly herself fell ill and died relatively young, raising concerns that the cloning process might somehow cause accelerated aging.
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