A polar bear can smell a seal that's 20 miles away.
Bats are firmly rooted in Western vampire lore, but only three species, out of some 1100 in the order Chiroptera, actually have a taste for blood.
Time, money, and effort are being wasted and the world will be a worse place for it. Here are some ways scientists have been hit by the shutdown.
Memorable protagonists who shall remain nameless.
On April 1, 1997, 46 cartoon artists swapped comics for the day. Here are the results.
Making sense of raw data is a crucial, but often overlooked, part of the marketing mix.
A UK-based horticulturist company has developed the TomTato—a plant that can produce both tomatoes and potatoes on the same stem. But the plant is not a true hybrid.
Since no one can predict how famous a baby might turn out to be, the first words of the famous are often left unrecorded. But that doesn’t mean they are always lost to history.
As you’re constantly reminded every holiday, you can’t choose your siblings—unless you’re a municipality. Then you can seek out a sister city .
Taxidermy has moved in and out of fashion, been adored and reviled, and has symbolized both the best and worst of man’s thirst for knowledge and tendency for ruthless exploitation.
You don't have to invent a family of mustachioed plumbers to create a video game. Here are some classic works of literature that got the Nintendo treatment in the 1980s and 1990s.
Speaking with a “stunt zombie,” as impossible as that sounds.
Because it makes the cocktail so much better! Adding eggs to shaken drinks is a tradition that dates back more than a century.