South Africans Made Paint Out of Milk 49,000 Years Ago

Shaunacy Ferro

Long before cattle were domesticated, people used milk as a paint base.

15 Things You Should Know About Rousseau’s 'Tiger In A Tropical Storm'

Kristy Puchko

Looking at the vibrant and surreal Tiger in a Tropical Storm, it's easy to get lost in its visual tale of a dangerous night in a lush and lively jungle.

Watch the World's Tallest Sand Castle Get Built to an Insane Height

Hayley Harding

What Forrest Gump Said at the Vietnam Protest March

Jennifer M Wood

Ever wonder what it was that Forrest Gump said when his mic was unplugged at the anti-Vietnam War protest? Well, wonder no more ...

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