Are some people more prone to developing phobias, and are these extreme aversions permanent?
Which of the 12 months has the most births? And why do babies tend to be born at certain times of the year?
The number of people the planet can sustain depends on both the natural constraints of our environment and human choices.
Some people who visit Paris develop extreme symptoms — such as nausea, vomiting and hallucinations — when their expectations of the city do not jibe with reality.
Even when there is substantial evidence to the contrary, the allure of conspiracy theories may be too powerful for some to resist.
Of the 13 mass school shootings in the U.S., the three most deadly occurred in the last decade. Data from these attacks helped criminologists build a profile of the gunmen.
Reference Cinco de Mayo is an annual celebration of Latin culture, with origins in a 19th-century battle.
Race and ethnicity are terms that are sometimes used sloppily, almost interchangeably. But race and ethnicity are not the same thing.
The Mandela effect is when many people believe that something happened when, in reality, it never did.
Reference The birds and the bees is a story parents tell their children to deflect the question "Where do babies come from?" The phrase refers to the talk about sex.
Reference Engineering is the application of science and math to solve problems. Here we explore the different types of engineering.
Researchers found that people are more likely to seek variety for lunch and dinner, while eating the same thing for breakfast day after day.
Reference Mermaids — legendary half-human, half marine creatures — have fascinated people for centuries and inspired many "sightings."
A new analysis of a 1.5 million-year-old human vertebra found in Israel suggests that ancient human relatives dispersed out of Africa in multiple waves.
Reference Empirical evidence is information that is acquired by observation or experimentation and is used to prove or disprove a hypothesis.
Reference India is one of the world's oldest and most diverse cultures. Here is an overview of Indian customs and traditions.
Reference A scientific theory is based on careful examination of facts. It is much different from the non-scientific use of the word.