PETA once asked the Pet Shop Boys to consider changing their name to Rescue Shelter Boys.
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Tycho Brahe (1546-1601) might quite possibly hold the distinction of history's most eccentric astronomer.
There are many surgeons who say that they first discovered their life’s passion standing over a dissected frog in a middle or high school biology class.
Some people can be pretty terrible to animals—but most people will try to help cuddly (and not-so-cuddly) creatures when they can. Here are some of the most incredible videos of people saving animals.
Take comfort that time has swept away many horrible, dangerous, and stinky occupations. Here are seven jobs in which redundancy is a relief.
All generations that came after Isaac Newton would benefit from his innovations, but none of them would ever speak his universal language.
Details are still slowly emerging about the bizarre case of three young women who were allegedy held hostage by Ariel Castro and his two brothers for 10 years in Cleveland, Ohio.
Everyone has heard people say that they are “bad at remembering names,” or maybe you are one who claims it. If so, you're not alone.
F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby has been adapted to most conceivable forms of media: graphic novels, video games, musical theatre, and opera.
This is no party trick. These radiant sheep, dogs, and cats help further research of human diseases