Missing tourist in Iceland joins search for herself.
Texas mayor killed in apparent donkey attack.
Kim Ramsey, a nurse from New Jersey, has hundreds of orgasms a day.
Designer £185 menswear brown paper bag sells out worldwide.
Gay couple sues United Continental over sex toy incident.
A pregnant rape victim in Turkey shot and decapitated her attacker then left his severed head in the square of her local village.
Message in a bottle found after 97 years sets new world record.
75% of Homeless Youth Use at Least One Social Network.
Are Big Banks Criminal Enterprises?
The justification for all this skimming and scamming is always the same: “everybody else is doing it.”
A recent study has shown not only that positive emotion from sales staff is contagious to a customer, but that a satisfied customer also improves the salesperson’s mood.
Having to Make Quick Decisions Helps Witnesses Identify the Bad Guy in a Lineup.
Even while in a deep slumber, people can still learn brand new information. Sleepers soak in new associations between smells and sounds, knowledge that lingers into the next waking day, researchers report.
When do we lie? When we’re short on time and long on reasons.
People drinking beer from curved glasses tend to drink it faster than those with straight glasses.
A chemical in scorpion venom reduces the spread of brain tumor cells.
Redness enhances perceived aggression, dominance and attractiveness in men’s faces.
‘World-first’ bionic eye implanted in human patient.
A ‘magic carpet’ which can immediately detect when someone has fallen and can help to predict mobility problems has been demonstrated by University of Manchester scientists.
Sugar molecules discovered around Sun-like star.
Indo-European Languages Originated in Turkey, Research Suggests.
The Indo-European languages are a family of several hundred related languages and dialects.
Five Ways Science Can Make Something Invisible.
Could it be that “doing nothing” is a healthy teenage behaviour? [PDF]
Talmon Marco and Igor Magazinik co-founded Viber just under two years ago. They run the business from Israel but have developed the Viber app in Belarus.
How an iPhone announcement affects Apple’s share price. The old adage — “buy the rumor, sell the news” — doesn’t necessarily apply.
Samsung pays Apple $1 Billion sending 30 trucks full of 5 cent coins.
Quite naturally, when the Lehrer scandal first broke, the editors at Wired.com worried that his work for them was tainted as well. That’s where I came in.
The Women Behind Russia’s Literary Giants.
Author and mother Amy Sohn writes that moms in her affluent Brooklyn neighborhood are going through something called “the 40-year-old reversion.”
The bottom line about abortion is this. Do you trust women to make their own moral judgments? If you are anti-abortion, then no.
“Personality differences” between people from different countries may just be a reflection of cultural differences in the use of “extreme” language to describe people.
The Andreessen Horowitz portfolio includes such familiar names as Skype, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Foursquare, Pinterest, Airbnb, Fab, Groupon, and Zynga.
Even with the 53 percent plunge in the stock price since the May 17 initial public offering, Facebook still trades at 33 times earnings over the next year, compared with 14 for Apple.
Heiress, actress, singer, model - Lisette Lee wanted everyone to think she had it all, but beneath the bling were secrets, lies and private jets filled with weed.
The haunting spectacle of crystal meth: A media-created mythology?
What If Hitler Had Not Come to Power?
Why did Michael Jackson get surgery to turn white? There’s no such thing as “surgery to turn white.”
Why is the sky blue?
Why is the sea salty and rivers and lakes aren’t?
My roommate turned a piece of a bowling alley into a dining room table.
Albert Einstein’s desk, photographed immediately after his death.
A coffin that washed up onto a front lawn due to Hurricane Isaac.
I am collecting an “anthology” of accidents.