No One in Marvel's Avengers Universe has a Character Arc That Compares to Tony Stark's. His missteps, losses, and failures keep making him a better person.

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Why Can’t We Figure Out How the Vikings Crossed the Atlantic? One theory is that they used "sunstones," or Iceland crystals.

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Shanghaiing: How Trickery And Deception Turned Thousands of Unwilling Men Into Sailors. During the Age of Sail, a man could wake up at sea with a new name and a contract.

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This Is What Your Tongue Looks Like When You Talk. An MRI video takes a look inside, which can be a bit unsettling.

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An MSG Convert Visits the High Church of Umami. Once unjustly vilified, monosodium glutamate is making a comeback.

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The 10 Best Sentences in English Literature. Many are stories within themselves.

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Your Job is Killing You. The number one source of stress may contribute to 120,000 excess deaths a year.

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16 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Plastic Surgeons. They are artists with your body as their medium.