Obsessive nose picking is called rhinotillexomania.
And how do they get them on there?
Roughly 3,500 years ago—right about the time the Ancient Phoenicians were hitting their stride—a tiny cypress tree, no bigger than a fist, sprouted in the swamplands of Central Florida.
In 2012, web developer and photographer Mayeul Akpovi launched Paris in Motion, a series of stop-motion hyperlapse videos that take the viewer on a beautiful tour of the city's famous sights.
Evolution is a marvelous thing. When Archaeopteryx was first discovered, it put a major feather in Darwin’s cap.
Arthur Chu captured national attention for becoming an 11-time Jeopardy! champion and is now shamelessly extending his presence in the national spotlight by all available means.
Some things you might not know about everyone's favorite flightless bird (sorry, emus).
On Fridays, we ask a series of unrelated questions. Your answers help get us through the afternoon. Answer one, answer all, or ask your own question. On to this week's topics...
A clear and fascinating way to get in touch with the linguistic history of our continent.
Today's map uses data from Sporcle's popular "Name the Countries of the World" quiz.