Sharks are giant fish that mostly keep to themselves, but sometimes make people's limbs disappear.
We like to imagine "hackers" as hoodie-wearing code geniuses, but the real threats, it turns out, are way more mundane.
Between death and taxes, death might be the more pleasant of life's two certainties.
If we all get super scared of the Islamic State, can we make it go away?
Can the microbes just decide to rise up and destroy us?
Debate pyrotechnics between Cruz and Trump last night only underscores how harmonious their rhetoric and appeal is to conservative supporters.
A roundup of which nation-states humankind should be worried about this year.
Is the current occupation in Oregon an active armed insurgency, or a bunch of dudes camping in a backwoods visitor center?
He'll write the first draft of his presidential legacy in his seventh and final State of the Union address Tuesday night.
A few ways to avoid pissing your pants when the paranoia starts to set in this year.
Strolling down halls and poised outside doorways, mosque security guards are vigilant human reminders of the fear and danger that come with being Muslim in the US right now.
During tests, the treatment made sufferers of arachnophobia way less scared of spiders than those given a placebo.
I went on patrol with sleepy Frinton-on-Sea's new team of private bouncers.
Choking kills roughly 2,500 Americans per year—and the threat gets even worse around the holidays.
A Muslim woman named Rahila Haidary confronted the demonstrators in Western Australia about their beliefs and one of the leaders of the anti-Islam rally signed a woman's cleavage.
The knee-jerk assumption that refugees are responsible for the terror in France is moronic and disturbing.
In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks that shocked the world, the city is recovering—but slowly, in a fog of suspicion and worry.
Sealing off a country is certainly possible, but it would have catastrophic consequences.
We asked Hélène L'Heuillet, a prominent French philosopher and psychoanalyst, to help us understand how fear works and how we can control it in light of this weekend's horrific events.
You'll be fine if you don't have celiac disease, but did you know some people have "silent" celiac disease, and it can chip away at their health for years?
Okay, we also asked him to call us a maggot.
On Halloween, teens own the streets. But are they scary?
Looking back at a first-person shooter that terrified me in an unintentional way.
The raw numbers for gun deaths in the US are terrifying.