Living Root Bridges in India Aren't Built, They're Grown

Hannah Keyser

The Khasis people shape the growth of roots of the Ficus elastica tree, which grows a secondary root system above ground, to create bridges that can stretch up to 100 feet.

Help Map the World’s Auroras With the Aurorasaurus

Shaunacy Ferro

Can you see the aurora? Tweet NASA scientists—they're cataloguing global sightings of the beautiful shimmering light.

Male Testosterone Can Be Bad for the Economy

Shaunacy Ferro

Increased hormone levels make male stock traders more likely to take risks with their investments, a new study finds.

Sleep in a Sewer Pipe on Your Next Vacation

Rebecca OConnell

If you're looking for novelty in your hotel experience, consider the sewer pipe.

How to Appreciate Batman Comics Like an Expert

U.S.-Issued Provisions Uncovered on Salisbury Plain in England

Hannah Keyser

9 Frisky Facts About Boston Terriers

Rebecca OConnell

These lively and fun pups make the perfect companion.

The Missing Links: Why We Drink Milk

Colin Patrick

Get Ready to Rumble! U.S. and Japan Plan to Duke it Out With Robots

Alvin Ward

A U.S. Robot Company Has Challenged a Japanese Company to Hand-to-Hand Combat

The Poison Garden of Alnwick Castle

Stacy Conradt

From ricin and strychnine to coca, the Poison Garden is full of things people shouldn’t even smell, let alone touch or eat.

32 Long-Forgotten Weather Words

Paul Anthony Jones

Whether you're currently enjoying a scalding bout of sunshine, enduring a sudden downpour of rain, or suffering through a drought, the most obscure corners of the English language have precisely

The Cop Who Gave Ulysses S. Grant a Speeding Ticket

Mark Mancini

If President Grant were alive today, he'd have quite a few points on his license by now.

NASA Invites You to Witness Rocket Test in Person

Rebecca OConnell

NASA is looking for a few good social media stars to attend a test of their newest, most powerful engine.

Music Developed to Bring Us Together, Says New Study

Jessica Hullinger

Throughout the world, music is almost always a group event that bonds people.

Geography Bunker! Answer These 15 Questions

How many can you answer without getting one wrong?