Can your MacGyver air scrubber do the work of a purifier costing hundreds of dollars? Science says yes.
Where do camels store water? The humps may be the most obvious answer—but that doesn’t mean it’s correct.
It happens in movies—but can an average person actually be talked through landing a plane in an emergency?
Would a diet heavy on human brains provide a zombie with everything it needs to survive, nutrition-wise?
There are few children’s books more beloved than Eric Carle’s 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar,' even if it's real-life ending would be much more gruesome.
If 'Godzilla vs. Kong' were a pooping contest, who would produce the most waste: a radioactive amphibious lizard or a colossal ape?
Face coverings are everywhere, leading some people to speculate they might limit oxygen intake or cause carbon dioxide (CO2) poisoning. It won't happen. Here's why.
The genial ghost has been trying to make friends with the living since 1945. But did he once walk among them as a real boy?
Learn the history of the tragic, shocking story behind the Aberfan mining disaster—an event recreated in season 3 of 'The Crown.'
'The Crown' offers a glimpse of Anthony Blunt, the real-life art curator for Buckingham Palace found to be a Russian Spy in 1964. Incredibly, he stayed on for eight more years. Here's why.
For more than a century, a rumor has circulated that the William Seward statue in New York City's Madison Square Park is a composite—Seward's head plopped on Abraham Lincoln's body. Where did the rumor come from and ... is it true?
Our 26th president was a man larger than life—and is forever much larger than life, thanks to the fact that he's on the side of a mountain. But as with any such figure, myths and legends arise. So we’re here to explain the truth behind some popular storie
Along with Mercury in retrograde, the full moon is a pretty popular scapegoat for bad luck and bizarre behavior. Encounter someone acting strangely? Blame it on the lunar phases!
Despite what the title might imply, Kenneth Branagh took some creative liberties with 'All Is True,' the William Shakespeare biopic he directed and stars in.
It's gross, but does it reflect the reality of the 18th century? We investigate.
Can a man really be hit square in the face with a steam iron and walk away unfazed?
Plus, the science behind a sugar crash.
If shoppers have one complaint about Costco, it’s that the employees posted at the exits to take a marker to customers' receipts seem vaguely insulting.
A lot of people say it's illegal to die in the world's most northerly town. Incidentally, a lot of people are wrong.