Ooo, shiny! Why are we attracted to glossy, sparkly things?
December 27, 2016, 7:26 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Human beings are obsessed with shiny things, and the attraction is innately tied with one of our most basic human needs.
Illustrated onomatopoeia teaches us lessons while making us laugh
December 20, 2016, 10:49 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Artist James Chapman examines how sayings translate around the world by drawing them — literally.
The Earth's mountains, rocks and water bodies are ancient. Do you know how old they are?
December 16, 2016, 12:43 p.m. by Angela Nelson
The Earth's mountains, rivers, animals and rocks have been around for millions or billions of years. Do you know which ones have been around the longest?
Don't look now, but there's a monster next to you on the subway
December 5, 2016, 7:14 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Artist Ben Rubin spends his commute drawing fuzzy blue monsters next to unsuspecting riders.
Lack of sleep may be worse for kids than we thought
December 1, 2016, 2:16 p.m. by Angela Nelson
Sleep deprivation affects children's brains differently than adults, a new study shows.
4 reasons the Elf on the Shelf belongs on the naughty list
December 1, 2016, 7:07 a.m. by Angela Nelson
Since grown-ups are tasked with hosting these houseguests, aren't we allowed to take exception to some of the aspects of their presence?
7 things you never knew about dragonflies
Parallel worlds exist and interact with our world, say physicists
Thanks to seed savers, Glass Gem corn exists
What can 28,000 rubber duckies lost at sea teach us about our oceans?
Why those fake spider webs are a bad idea
Border collies run like the wind to bring new life to Chilean forest