The inventors of Bubble Wrap were originally trying to make plastic wallpaper.
It's impossible to resuscitate a frozen corpse. But that doesn't bother the small legion of cryonauts who are betting that an outlaw science will let them live forever.
First, Marie Curie tried to donate her Nobel Prize medals. When bank officials refused to melt them down, she donated her prize money to purchase war bonds instead.
Inspired by a flubbed prison escape, the Barkley Marathon is a ludicrously challenging 100-mile race only a handful of runners have completed. Finishing it twice? That's next to impossible.
The International Mathematical Union awarded the Fields Medal to Maryam Mirzakhani, a 37-year-old professor at Stanford.
Hospital technology has come a long way since the beginning of the 20th century.
"You'll soon be here, Baby, and when you come you'll bring everything that's important to me in this world with you."
When a child with chocolate smeared on his face assures Mom that he didn't steal his brother's candy bar, is he telling a bald-faced or bold-faced lie?
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