Forget what you know about the birds and the bees: Sometimes you just have to take matters into your own hands.
The "Big Maple Leaf" coin was produced by the Royal Canadian Mint in 2007 and could be worth millions of dollars.
From an orangutan that broke free three times to a capybara duo that stole headlines, here are tales of some of the greatest animal escape artists.
The famed scientist, known for his many breakthroughs in physics, would have been 138 years old today.
The Hyperloop One project aims to build a futuristic transit system based on the original vision of billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk.
Mount Etna, the largest active volcano in Italy, erupted yesterday for the first time this year, spewing rivers of bright orange lava into the night skies over Sicily, according to news reports.
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault functions as a giant icebox of sorts for the world's important crop seeds.
Over the course of its history, Japan has seen its share of shaking, but what makes this part of the world so susceptible to big earthquakes?
You can now cast a "spell" — the same way wizards and witches in Harry Potter's world wield their wands — to turn your smartphone's flashlight on and off.
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City announced that it has acquired the original 176 emoji for its permanent collection.
A solar-powered airplane buzzed the pyramids in Egypt, flying over the iconic, haze-cloaked monuments, during the most recent leg of its historic journey around the world.
Author Mary Roach's new book dives into the science of the military — a world that encompasses research on everything from heatstroke to the medical benefits of maggots (yes, maggots).
Two mass graves unearthed at Durham University hold the remains of Scottish soldiers who were captured and held prisoner after the Battle of Dunbar in 1650.
From a rare Amazonian butterfly to a ghost shrimp to a pygmy locust, here are 6 spectacular species that are named for David Attenborough.
For the band ArcAttack, harnessing the power of 1 million volts of electricity — and turning that energy into music — is business as usual.
This weekend, hundreds of scientists, tech visionaries and industry leaders will flock to the nation's capital for Smithsonian magazine's "Future Is Here" festival.