Expectant moms who live close to fracking sites are significantly more likely to give birth to underweight babies, according to a comprehensive new study out of Pennsylvania.
The Earth hums, and scientists have for the first time recorded the sound in the ocean.
Adjust your trivia answers: The United Kingdom has a new highest mountain.
Scientists are raising a red flag over the future of endangered right whales after a high number died in 2017.
The French castle about 200 miles away from Paris was built in the 13th century, captured twice by the English in the Middle Ages, sacked during the French Revolution, and partially burned down in 1932, the Guardian reports.
The legalization of pot combined with more potent strains of marijuana appears to be increasing the number of cases of a rare ailment that causes regular bouts of vomiting.
It’s not likely to be the last word on the subject, but researchers at Vanderbilt University have come up with an answer to the age-old question of whether dogs or cats are smarter.
For the first time ever, Viagra will be available over the counter and without a prescription.
The Roman invasion of Britain signified an empire at its peak.
Yeti sightings have been reported in the Himalayas for centuries, with onlookers describing a man-like creature that some say is similar to a bear.
As the staggering toll—in terms of bodies, emotions, money, and our life expectancy—of the opioid epidemic comes into sharper focus, the idea of those who are most at risk is crystallizing, too, thanks to research out of Columbia University Medical Center.
Somewhere out in the great abyss of space, an alien may be jamming to Chuck Berry this very moment.
H&M’s fashions are on fire—literally, that is, in Vasteras, Sweden.
A Denver neighborhood known as “the Harlem of the West” isn’t taking too kindly to a local coffeehouse’s recent sidewalk signage.
Was Amelia Earhart held and executed at a prison on Saipan after her plane crashed in the South Pacific during her 1937 trip around the world?
What’s more dangerous than carrying at least a dozen people in one Jeep Cherokee?
Apparently unhappy at the prospect of sharing custody of her son, a California mom enlisted her former lover to lure her estranged husband to a deserted path and shoot him to death.
Her collection of ancient artifacts, worth more than $750,000, includes a Roman dagger, Neolithic ax heads, a mummy mask, and a crucifix from the era of Jesus Christ—treasures unearthed in Egypt, Syria, Israel, and beyond.
“Demand justice for these children!” That’s just one message posted on Chinese social media following allegations that a Chinese kindergarten run by a company listed on the NYSE abused the kids in its charge.
Per the currently accepted narrative, the first bullet to hit John F. Kennedy on Nov. 22, 1963, wasn’t the one that fatally injured him.
Two geologists may have spotted a surprisingly simple correlation that can help predict earthquakes—and if they’re correct, the Earth is on track for an uptick in major quakes next year.
Name things that increase your risk of cancer.
The first step in what USA Today says would be an “audacious” therapy reportedly took place in China Friday: the world’s first human head transplant, achieved with two corpses.
When Siddhartha Gautama, aka the Buddha, died 2,600 years ago, legend has it that he was cremated and his remains split up among eight royal families, then eventually dispersed to several different countries.