'Nostalgia is dumb': Cree launches LED-promoting TV spots
April 22, 2013, 1:53 p.m. by Matt Hickman
Realizing that some folks may need further convincing to ditch incandescents, LED pioneer Cree releases a series of TV spots starring Mr. Authority himself: Deep-voiced crime drama specialist Lance Reddick.
How astronauts brush their teeth in space
April 9, 2013, 3:15 p.m. by Megan Gannon, SPACE.com
No running water, and no place to spit the toothpaste after use. What do astronauts do?
10 crazy tax deductions allowed by the IRS
April 3, 2013, 11:22 a.m. by David Mielach, BusinessNewsDaily
From moving the family pet to getting breast implants, here are some of the oddest deductions justified to the IRS.
Tiny house movement skewered by 'Portlandia'... kind of
April 2, 2013, 4:30 p.m. by Matt Hickman
While a 'Portlandia'-inspired video short lampooning the tiny home trend is certainly spot-on and snicker-worthy, IFC's tour of an honest-to-goodness Portland micro-dwelling is where the real laughs are.
Watch: A deer playing in a mud puddle (Yakety Sax cut)
March 28, 2013, 12:01 p.m. by Shea Gunther
Sometimes we forget that play is not a phenomenon unique to humanity. Check out this adorable video of a young deer playing in the woods.
Mysterious pond circles spur talk of aliens
March 27, 2013, 4:20 p.m. by Marc Lallanilla, LiveScience
Most likely the pond circles are the results of slightly warmer water from streams or decaying vegetation on the bottom of the pond.
Names for 101 beetles plucked from the phonebook
March 27, 2013, 10:46 a.m. by Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
Naming species after people is not new, with several insects and other organisms being donned with celebrity names.
Punxsutawney Phil indicted for misleading the public
March 22, 2013, 10:36 a.m. by Melissa Breyer
The hoodwinking woodchuck (just another name for a groundhog) is charged with misrepresentation of early spring, a felony against the peace and dignity of the state of Ohio.
Don't miss the smoke with pope alarm
March 13, 2013, 12:10 p.m. by Molly Klinefelter, LAPTOP
Those who sign up can receive a notification by email or text, or both, when the smoke turns white.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
13 natural solutions for killing and deterring ants
Why do people always say they feel younger than they are?
16 plants that repel unwanted insects
Dad has no idea he brought the wrong dog home from the groomer