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His crime was so great, he was not only sentenced to death but his name was to be erased from memory.
A 19th-century surveying mistake kept lumberjacks away from what is now Minnesota's largest patch of old-growth trees.
This everyday electrical phenomenon had no widely accepted scientific explanation — perhaps, until now.
Is the dumpster in the alley worthy of a poem?
If you lost your religion, it might be because the internet and social media are having a secularizing effect on American society.
An analogy explains the greater fool theory: You don’t have to run faster than the bear to get away; you just have to run faster than the other guy.
Fear of being scammed can lead us to make decisions that go against our values and goals — both as individuals and as a society.
The meaning of the cryptic text has eluded scholars for centuries. Their latest efforts include computational analyses seeking new insights into the medieval enigma.
The universe is filled with unlikely events, but is also full of ways to fool ourselves.
The author of Frankenstein had an obsession with the cemetery and saw love and death as connected.
"The Da Vinci Code" popularized the idea that Christians stole much of their theology. It's wrong, especially regarding Christmas.
Individuals and organizations can maintain a strong and enduring identity by repeatedly remaking themselves.
Almost all royal lines try to legitimize their rule with legendary origin stories. Here are five of the strangest examples.
A medical entomologist points to metabolism, body odor, and mindset.
"I am an anthropologist, and for years, I have spoken to people who have had these experiences."
One hundred years ago, a Ukrainian flag flew over Vladivostok and other parts of the “Russian” Far East.
Awe-inspiring moments can be found in our daily lives, and they have surprising benefits for our health and sense of well-being.
Based on data since 2000 alone, global warming is still occurring at a whopping 7-sigma significance. How hot will planet Earth get?
From health to leadership abilities, a good sense of humor can help improve many aspects of life.
There's such thing as a healthy sense of pride in oneself and one’s accomplishments.
Altos Labs is an ambitious new anti-aging company with billions of dollars to back it up.