Dr. Ruth was trained as a sniper by the Israeli military.
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Ashima Shiraishi the only woman in the world, and the youngest person of any gender, to climb a rock wall with a difficulty grade of 9a+ (5.15a).
Most scientists agree that the "obesity paradox" is very real—but that doesn't mean they aren't perplexed by it.
The last 50 chimps used in NIH-funded biomedical research will soon find their way to a sanctuary.
Female vampire bats are generous to friends who have helped them in the past.
If you like your metal music with a mandolin, this one's for you.
A new photography book explores daily life by capturing all the objects we come in contact with in 24 hours.
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We're currently in the midst of the biggest El Niño on record.
Market Street is about to get showered with millions of lasers.
Neil deGrasse Tyson reflects on Lincoln’s contributions to science in a speech commemorating the Gettysburg Address.
Facebook has introduced new tools for changing your social media experience after a relationship goes south.