Are some people really born with absolutely no natural disposition for giving head?
Climate-change deniers will happily seize #Blizzard2015 as proof of a vast liberal conspiracy. But is global warming actually making snowstorms worse?
The good news is they're reversing the effects of aging. The bad news is you haven't got enough savings to live to 100.
New evidence shows that cremation may be worse for us than we thought. Which doesn't leave a whole lot of options if you're aiming for a green death.
By the end of 2015, Australia will have welcomed its first human body farm, giving you a new option for what to do with your body after you die.
A new study says that women who produce a lot of liquid during sex are urinating out of pleasure, though a broader debate over female ejaculation rages on.
The Irukandji is a tiny and transparent sea jelly whose psychoactive sting will leave you wishing for death.
I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.
Dec 26, 2014
After half a decade of toil, researchers have announced that they have developed a new bedbug trap with the potential to revolutionize the fight against the miniature bloodsuckers.
The trouble with talking about America's human experiments is that you instantly sound like a doomsday-prepping, conspiracy-spouting whackjob. To combat that stereotype, here's a rundown of some of the officially-documented ones we've carried out.
It's Christmas time in Australia! A glorious, welcoming time when people of all religions, all members of our secular society, come together to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Fabien Cousteau lived underwater for a month and built a robot shark to swim around in.
I did the math, and I think you could—it would just take a complicated scenario involving hundreds of people hooked up to space toilets.
A new book offers a look into the fascinating specimens stored at the University of Texas, many of which have gone mysteriously missing over the years.
Do you suffer from a made-up medical condition called breast asymmetry? Fear not: the American Society of Plastic Surgeons is here to help.
Oh, aren't you just a precious little wallflower.
If our brain is a computer, then our interactions with our parents are the default setting. And when things go faulty or get stressful in our adult lives, our neurons head for a familiar path, one usually set in early development. In other words, science
It turns out that when you look down at your phone the weight of your big dumb head puts unbearable strain on your neck and spine.
It's hard to decisively say that the extreme weather this month is the result of global climate change, but it's also hard to decisively say that it isn't. Thanks, science!
A new study may help erode the notion that sexual orientation is a choice—if the homophobic fanatics around the world take it seriously, that is.
A study just found that white people think that black people are actually, legitimately magic. It's the "Magical Negro" trope in real-life action.
We spoke to biologist Doug Emlen about the phenomenon of "sneaky males" and how medieval chainmail helped explain evolution as an endless series of arms races.
Even tiny children can be horribly depressed.
Well, that sucks.