In the U.S., movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than filet mignon.
Small apartment? No problem. Just roll your bed up in the morning.
Years after he wrote the Declaration of Independence, Jefferson made a project of the Bible—cutting and pasting four different translations to create 'The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth.
Suppressing a gene makes chickens more likely to abandon their eggs to the cold (and to the farmer who will sell them).
No purifying yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka required.
The family of Robert M. Jaffray, an Air Force veteran, claims he's the one responsible for the "World Showcase."
In a bizarre bit of news hitting just as the Boy Who Lived turns 35, we’re getting another Harry Potter movie—just not the Harry Potter movie most of us were were hoping for.
Since 1967, it’s been the best-selling white spirit in the U.S. But despite its prevalence, vodka took a while to catch on.
Fourteen hundred of the super stylish items used or worn by Don, Joan, Peggy and the rest of the Mad Men cast are up for sale at auction.
You've mastered the half-moon and know exactly what shades are on trend (greige? Marsala?). Still, there's plenty more to learn about the polish you swipe on your fingers and toes.
A study of five paralyzed men finds that non-invasive electrode treatments can increase leg movements.
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