9 fascinating facts about the founder of Mother's Day
May 7, 2019, 12:07 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
Anna Jarvis was dismayed at how quickly the holiday became commercialized.
A destructive species is making its way across the East Coast
May 1, 2019, 1:06 p.m. by Robin Shreeves
Spotted lanternflies are hitching a ride on everything from camping gear to Christmas trees.
Why the third Monday in January could be the most depressing day of the year
January 15, 2019, 1:09 p.m. by Katherine Butler
One psychologist explains which events and emotions play a factor.
There's such a thing as spending too much time with family over the holidays
December 21, 2018, 11:08 a.m. by Christian Cotroneo
Most of us draw the line at sleepovers.
This 100-year-old Mexican Christmas tradition involves carving giant radishes
December 21, 2018, 10:26 a.m. by Robin Shreeves
In Oaxaca, Mexico, Night of the Radishes is a holiday carving competition that draws huge crowds of locals and visitors alike.
How to make the most of the season's shortest days
December 19, 2018, 11:08 a.m. by Catie Leary
With the Earth's axis now tilting at 23.5 degrees, the northern hemisphere is at its farthest point from the sun and the north pole is plunged into total darkness.
'Super mom' spotted on a Minnesota lake — with 56 ducklings in tow
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
17 things Albert Einstein really did say
Does an empty baseball field really need outdoor lighting all night?
12 animals with the longest gestation period
The 'hole' of Lake Berryessa is a life-saver