Which affects you more — a sad expression on your best friend’s face, or the sad-face emoticon your best friend sends you in a text message?
Ever wanted to control the movement and mating habits of flies? Scientists have discovered the secret — a heat laser.
Fire ants have never been humanity’s favourite insect. The species has a few distinctive, ugly features: they’re larger than the average ant, they have an excruciating...
What do vampires and cancer have in common? Both can be defeated by garlic.
Since the advent of windshield wipers around a century ago, not a lot has changed in the world of removing rain and grit from car windshields.
There’s a space storm that’s been raging for centuries – and until now, no one has been able to explain why.
It’s practically a law of physics that no matter how fast your internet connection is, you wish it were faster. Well, how about the speed of...
Somewhere among the freeze-dried food and extra space suits, NASA found room for live jellyfish on a trip to space.
A rare surgery is helping patients get their eyesight back when all other treatments have failed – by implanting one of the patient’s own teeth into...
You might look smashing in your new animal-print jacket, but you’ll confuse the hell out of the animals.