The clean, pleasant smell that accompanies rain falling on dry ground has a name— it’s called petrichor.
Large mammals are thriving in the exclusion zone.
It wasn't a superior army that vanquished the South; it was a patriotic counterfeiter and his $15 million in fake bills.
More than a century before the iPad, some kids were scrolling through a different device.
The world probably wouldn't have gone through all this trouble for a lesser flavor.
It takes a sophisticated understanding of physics to create the hyper-realistic CGI explosions we see in the movies.
Her usual enrichment toys—water guns, floating balls, food containers, a Mr. Potato Head—aren’t entertaining her like they used to.
The two recipients' discoveries prove that neutrinos can change identities—and have mass.
From Danny DeVito to Taylor Lautner, we remember the various Stretch Armstrongs that almost came to pass.
That poop isn't going to collect itself.
The movie that helped birth Robert De Niro: Comedic Actor was released 15 years ago.
Links of all kinds to start a great day!
By the time you finish reading this sentence, the number will have changed several times.
China's leading bus manufacturer is experimenting with taking drivers out of the equation.
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