In Japan, letting a sumo wrestler make your baby cry is considered good luck.
Besides “God’s will” and “evil,” here are 12 ways Ambrose Pare believed that monsters like man-goats and brain scorpions were created, from his book On Monsters and Marvels.
She really hated Billionaire Boy.
"I can't imagine what else it might be," Barry Clifford said earlier today at a press conference held at the New York headquarters of the Explorers Club.
This week, NYMag.com launched a new offshoot called Science of Us, which covers news and trends in the behavioral science world.
While it seems rude to heckle or boo a movie at the local cineplex, it’s actually somewhat common at the Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off today.
Beyond the border of an ordinary parking lot lies the most cutting-edge graveyard in the world … and a hands-on lab for cops and forensic anthropologists.
We could use a few extra hands around here.
John Green looks into the hobbies of successful people like Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs, and Dungeons & Dragons fan Tim Duncan.
A quarantine station, a dumping ground for plague victims, more recently a mental hospital -- the tiny island of Poveglia in the Venice Lagoon has served many unpleasant purposes over the years, but t
Americans recently added 'Little Women' by Louisa May Alcott to their top 10 favorite books. To welcome it to the list, here are some facts about this beloved children’s classic.
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