M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
If you ever find yourself in the Maldives laying on a gorgeous white sand beach, thank a parrotfish. They built that beach for you, though you might not like the way they did it.
A wrenching scene of shipwrecked men helpless in the grips of the ocean, Théodore Géricault's The Raft of the Medusa is heralded as one of the most influential works of French Romanticism.
As many as 1500 people may be buried in this ancient necropolis.
FoPo is a freeze-dried food powder that could tackle two major food problems at once.
Superman's got nothing on Airbus' proposed new airliner.
Cecily the Chicken is headed for the (operating) table.
You've never heard Beethoven quite like this before.
"No Fuelin', We're Poolin'" sought to extol the benefits of carpooling.
The only thing better than bubbles is more bubbles (according to most children).
Not sure what to get the adventurous foodie who’s tried everything from bugs to rotted shark meat? Kazutaka Hasegawa has an idea for you: Crackers made from Bathynomus giganteus—a.k.a.
By scanning health records, IBM and CVS hope to stop emergency room visits before they happen.
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