Janis Joplin left $2,500 in her will for her friends to "have a ball after I’m gone."
“I hear you loud and clear, welcome aboard the International Space Station!”
Most importantly: Thoreau was a secret party animal.
The intricately designed Paperholm features 60 unique works of miniature paper architecture.
A new, small study found that however wildly divergent its participants' individual aesthetic preferences were, their brains reacted to art that moves them in a similar way.
In a new study, scientists catalogue a “brain signature” that’s indicative of experiencing negative emotions.
161 retired spacecraft use this spot as their watery grave.
Cutting down concrete's massive carbon footprint.
We wish these photos were scratch and sniff.
Armadillos are strange. Very strange.
It’s a boon for cephalopod research.
It seems our friends in the animal kingdom have declared war.
Wouldn't you love to watch a documentary about Bill Nye The Science Guy? Of course you would. And so would at least 16,374 other people (and counting).
Residential floor space in the U.S. is 10 times larger than it was in 1891.
Acoustic tracking could help conservationists monitor tigers without having to see them.
In the building’s core, a mass damper swings to counteract the forces of the wind.
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