The ways that the brain uses its resources to complete tasks changes with the seasons.
Cannibalism is one of our biggest taboos, with good reason. For starters, it's gross, and for other starters, it's a fast track to some gnarly diseases. However, that's not to say early man didn't eat, er, other early men.
Belief in Santa turns out to be as ephemeral as childhood itself.
Scientific studies can yield results that are often unexpected, occasionally shocking and every now and again just downright weird.
A firework explodes out of popping joints, according to researchers who have just cracked at least some of the mystery behind knuckle cracking.
Punching cadaver arms support the theory that men’s hands evolved, not only for dexterity, but also for fist fighting.
A recently unearthed extinct human species had hands and feet adapted for a life both on the ground and in the trees.
At this very minute, you are emitting a personal microbial cloud that is uniquely yours and can exist in a room even after you leave.
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