Sea otters hold hands when they sleep so they don't drift apart.
The Olympics have long made both room and time to include “demonstration sports” during their run. These sports are played for promotional purposes and some eventually become official Olympic events.
Whether you're snowed in or not, these outtakes from The LEGO Movie should improve your day.
Though lauded for its groundbreaking use of 3-D, the lost-in-space blockbuster 'Gravity' was actually filmed in two dimensions.
As any kid with a mason jar can tell you, the honeybee isn't the smartest animal on the planet. But oddly enough, a honeybee colony is actually pretty intelligent.
In this week's episode, John Green looks at the origins of 40 words such as "noon," "denim," and "mortgage."
For anyone who has ever accused curling of not being a real sport, take a look at the controversies that the curlers' competitiveness breeds.
A conversation with the rock star of astrophysics
This is a little hard to report with a straight face, but it seems that some of the dead can’t rest in peace.
You wouldn’t know it with all of the hype surrounding the Olympics right now, but there are things more important than winning a gold medal.
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