An enormous bird with eggs the size of cantaloupes lived a long and successful life in Australia -- until hungry humans arrived. Continue reading →
Do you trust all of your friends? If not, then those without your trust really aren’t your buds, new research on chimps suggests.
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.
From December through March 2016, Japan will kill minke whales worth more than $33 million. But they're priceless to conservationists hoping to save these gentle filter feeders. →
People, with their constant debating and conflicts over leadership, do not give rise to the most powerful, effective rulers in the animal kingdom.
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