Lepidopterophobia is a fear of butterflies.
Deer use the bony appendages to scare off romantic rivals, but once mating season ends, they don't need them anymore.
Paleontologists found part of a young dinosaur's fluffy tail beautifully preserved in a drop of amber.
The 13-year-old dog Gigi is a little stiffer than when she went missing in 2007, but was returned in relatively good health.
The Japanese automaker wants cars and drivers to be able to share experiences together.
The first American to orbit the Earth died today at the age of 95.
It's a literary mystery: Nearly 200 years after it was published, we still don't know who really wrote "A Visit from St. Nicholas."
Researchers find that overhearing work-related conversations is more distracting than listening to random noise.
Full pun-derstanding relies on both sides of the brain.
Austen was a sucker for an honest review.
Thread International tries to combat the pollution of the fast-fashion industry.
Felines spend most of their time sleeping and chasing mice, but occasionally, they also fight crime.
You could call someone stupid, or you could say he hasn't the sense to find his rear-end with both hands and a roadmap.
An ill-prepared toy company and a bit of improvisation led to one of the most memorable toy campaigns in history.
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