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13 Scientific Explanations for Everyday Life

Shaunacy Ferro

"The Atoms Under the Floorboards" reveals the physics of LEGOs, the chemistry of laundry, and more.

Why You Reach for Sweets When You’re Sad

Shaunacy Ferro

Emotions change how we taste food, according to researchers.

A Forgotten Novelty Singer's High-Profile Wedding on 'The Tonight Show'

Erika Berlin

The couple who had the most-watched wedding in America is probably not who you'd think.

Regional Breakdown of "Firefly" Vs. "Lightning Bug"

Hannah Keyser

A visual breakdown of the use of "firefly" versus "lightning bug."

10 Things You Might Not Know About ‘The Evil Dead’

Tara Aquino

As ‘Ash vs. Evil Dead’ prepares to hit the small screen, we’re looking back at the cult horror-comedy that started it all.

Waiting for Pluto Pics from 'New Horizons'? Watch This!

Chris Higgins

Watch the New Horizons mission specialists explain what they've been up to since 2006...and what we're about to see.

Why Gchat Rants Don't Actually Make You Feel Better

Beth Anne Macaluso

Feeling heated? Step away from the chat window.

Making Out Isn’t as Popular as You Think It Is

Shaunacy Ferro

Less than half of the world’s cultures kiss their romantic partners.

Cell Phones Distract You Even On Vibrate, Study Says

Shaunacy Ferro

Even if you don’t pick up, your buzzing phone is still detracting from your focus.

The Missing Links: A Domino 'Dr. Who' Tribute

Colin Patrick

What Makes Your Feet So Smelly

Hannah Keyser

Find out the science behind why sweaty feet smell so terrible.

Pick the Capital for Each State

Nightingales Who Sing Well Make the Best Fathers

Shaunacy Ferro

Males who sing more complicated, orderly songs feed their children more often.

15 Toe-Tapping Facts About ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

Eric D Snider

The Oscar-nominated musical is also a history lesson about Hollywood in the late 1920s, when silent pictures were giving way to talkies.

Morning Cup of Links: Cities on the Edge

Miss Cellania