We turn our clocks forward an hour on Sunday for daylight saving time. Find out why the hand changes at 2 a.m. local time.
Who says science isn’t funny? Live Science collects a roundup of humorous and weird science-themed holiday gifts.
It is comforting to feel like we understand the world around us and reassuring to have an explanation for everything. But where does our understanding come from and how reliable is it?
People become less happy with their material purchases over time, and happier with experience-related ones, a new study says.
A century-old case of scientific fraud illustrates how hard it is to untangle the truth when access to new discoveries is limited.
Jon Stewart's final episode as host of "The Daily Show" airs tonight, August 6, after 16 years on-air. Here are 7 times he got the science right.
This researcher enjoys flintknapping and built his own apartment lab space so that he could blast music while working
Though there are many urban legends out there, the origins of 4/20 as an international holiday to smoke marijuana are shrouded in a haze of smoke, naturally.
Pandemics, climate change, artificial intelligence: these are just some of the wide-ranging threats to humanity's survival. But they all have one factor in common...
Scientists and scientific publications don't often get to pull pranks or tell lies. When April 1st rolls around, they are ready to let rip.
Lions, wolves and great white sharks have no natural predators, except humans. Does that mean humans are at the top of the food chain?