The quest for a zero-calorie sweetener is getting more urgent — and harder than ever.
Home repair might not be something that you "want" to do, but like building a budget or planning for retirement it's definitely something you "should" do if you consider yourself a smart person who has their life together.
Malaysian police have named a senior North Korean embassy official they want to question in connection with the killing of Kim Jong-nam.
On Monday, while flying his Aviat Husky, Harrison Ford mistakenly landed on the taxiway of a Southern California airport, nearly missing a Boeing 737 carrying over 100 passengers.
Humphead Parrotfish are rather extraordinary creatures: with their ultra-strong jaws, they eat coral reefs (and rock) and defecate sand — which in turn becomes the tropical beaches we know and love.
Scott Clark notes that his son Asher is "perfectly fine," but still, rethink this one in the future, Scott.
A new school in Maine, called the Adulting School, is dedicated to teaching skills like these to fledgling adults so they can become successful grown-ups.
Every once in a while, a music video comes out that completely overshadows the song it's portraying. The batshit video for Russian band Leningrad's song "Kolshik," is certainly one of those videos.
The 7-year-old startup has raised more than $1 billion in its quest to make a truly next-generation portable augmented reality device. Recent reports suggest its struggling to do so.
A small discrepancy in the value of a long-sought number has fostered a debate about just how well we know the cosmos.
A mysterious cosmic factory is producing lithium. Scientists are now getting closer at finding out where it comes from.
While air quality is improving in much of the world, in some already polluted places like India, it's getting much worse.
This week sees the release of "XX," the latest such anthology film, with a good conceit: All four 20-minute shorts are written and directed by women.
Old English did not involve adding an "e" to the end of words, like "ye olde shoppe." It was basically an entirely different language.
If one defines a "good anagram" by how many how many chunks one word had to be cut into in order to rearrange it to make the other word, there's a clear winner.
If you have a fast internet connection, are good at typing the letters f, u, c and k and have a desire to get banned from an online kids game, the speedrunning community has a fun new challenge for you.
Many, many readers cannot wrap their head around the notion that adding physical activity, and therefore burning more calories, doesn’t necessarily translate into results on the scale.
On March 28, 2001, Jill Wells was shot in the head on a remote ranch in Colorado. Her husband said their 6-year-old son accidentally pulled the trigger. Is that really what happened?
Increased levels of radioactive iodine isotopes have been detected across Europe, and now the deployment of the Air Force’s WC-135 “Constant Phoenix” atmosphere-sniffing jet has deepened the mystery.