The idea of a woman being violent, even murderous, is shocking. But why?
Everyone knows about the Monday back-to-work blues — it is common knowledge that working is, for most people, miserable. Except that might not be true.
It was a long weekend for those in the US, but the news never takes a holiday. Here are the big stories that you might have missed from this weekend, from Eric Holder's statements on Edward Snowden to a Mexican soccer player's daring kidnapping escape.
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EDM producer KSHMR was performing in Toronto when the venue's speakers died. KSHMR, who was wearing headphones, was quite oblivious to that fact and kept on doing his thing.
Summer in New York City means ice cream trucks — and their long-running, occasionally bloody turf wars between ice-cream vendors for control of the city’s prime selling spots.
One writer uses the power of spreadsheets and data to understand why she cries.
To be fair, the "Rugrats" theme is fire, and would go well with anything. But this mashup is still killer.
By processing passengers in parallel instead of one at a time, Delta hopes to prevent slow passengers from screwing up the entire line. An idea we can get most definitely get behind.
A North Korean missile launch likely failed on Tuesday, according to South Korea's military, the latest in a string of high-profile failures that somewhat tempers recent worries that Pyongyang was pushing quickly toward its goal of a nuclear-tipped missile that can reach America's mainland.
As part of Pokémon's upcoming release of Pokémon Sun and Moon, the franchise will be unifying Chinese spellings in various regions that were once different based on dialect. Face with the prospect of Pikachu's name change, many fans are upset.
These cars look small, but they're actually big. Tilt shift photography and cinematography is a wonderful thing.
Sweden is experiencing a male surplus of around 12,000 men, which doesn’t seem like a lot when compared to a population of 10 million, but researchers expect there to be a growing gap between genders.
When a DJI Phantom 3 loses signal, it tries to return straight to its home point. Which can be a problem if there's something in the way, like, say, a church steeple.
While it comes as little surprise that families pass on their wealth to their children, it’s still somewhat remarkable that these families were able to maintain their wealth through various sieges of Florence, Napoleon’s campaign in Italy, Benito Mussolini’s dictatorship, and two world wars.
An Italian-American, Buffalo native reared on bottom-shelf vino recommends her favorite picks.
You’ll never trip, fall or miss again with this color-changing toilet bowl.
How one 19th century woman transformed our bags forever.
Behind a Muslim community in northern Wyoming lies one enterprising man — and countless tamales.
Jugger is a sport that appears to combine elements of rugby and... medieval combat? It looks like fun!
It’s your chance to show Elon Musk who’s really the boss: The United States Department of Defense is accepting designs for a military space plane that the agency plans on launching by 2020.
The medical community is alarmed by a surge in cases of the debilitating Guillain-Barré Syndrome. Back when I got it, no one had any idea what was wrong with me.
You don't actually have to go to the Genius Bar and waste your time and money with Apple. There are people who know how to fix your laptop. And this guy is proof that they're experts too.
The timber rattlesnake's population has been decimated, but biologists are hoping it will thrive on an uninhabited island in Massachusetts.
In her teens, strangers flashed her on the subway, teachers asked for hugs and boys joked about her breasts. Should she laugh off a lifetime of objectification — or get angry?
The tentacle boom is an unexpected outcome of climate change in the oceans.
The "What's Inside" guys cut open a handful of different fireworks and show off the mechanics before setting 10,000 sparklers on fire.
Politicians called it a symbol of European failure. Media reports called it squalid. But until it was bulldozed this week, the Idomeni refugee camp offered hope to the thousands of people who lived there.
What are the benefits of shedding tears? Why might there be differences between men and women? And evolutionarily-speaking, why do we even cry at all?
Between 1996 and 2012, the number of people living in "extreme" poverty has doubled.
Is it nicely animated? Absolutely. Is it a little spooky? Yep. Will you see the ending coming? Definitely not.
This data breach is now listed on Have I Been Pwned as the third largest ever, after the hack of 164 million LinkedIn accounts and the breach of 152 million Adobe accounts.
Lanzhou New Area is supposed to be the “diamond” on China’s Silk Road Economic Belt, a new metropolis carved out of the mountains in the country’s arid northwest. But it's shaping up to be fool’s gold, a ghost city in the making.
This lucky guy poured Diethyl Ether, an extremely flammable chemical, right into his pool and hoped for the best that dry ice and liquid nitrogen would put it out.
What it takes to make your favorite spaceships tick, hum, and drone.
Tony Hawk and Aaron “Jaws” Homoki try their hardest to pop some cool tricks. The problem is they just can't stop laughing.
The science behind why we are terrible at making decisions for ourselves but are so quick to say "I told you so."
Troublingly, a recently published study of 16,426 working adults in Norway found that those with workaholism are significantly more likely to have psychiatric symptoms.
A new meta analysis in Perspectives in Psychological Science looked at 33 studies on the relationship between deliberate practice and athletic achievement, and found that practice just doesn't matter that much.
Platinum is one of the most expensive metals, in part because it is considered so rare. Doesn't mean you can't find some on the side of the road.