Behind a Muslim community in northern Wyoming lies one enterprising man — and countless tamales.
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.
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.
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Is it nicely animated? Absolutely. Is it a little spooky? Yep. Will you see the ending coming? Definitely not.
The tentacle boom is an unexpected outcome of climate change in the oceans.
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.
Tony Hawk and Aaron “Jaws” Homoki try their hardest to pop some cool tricks. The problem is they just can't stop laughing.
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?
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.
According to the uploader (who kindly provided the persistent birds with blankets), they'd been at it for at least 30 minutes.
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.
Jongha Choi's colorful, collapsible furniture collection is perfect for small spaces that need more seating and more art.
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.
What it takes to make your favorite spaceships tick, hum, and drone.
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.
Rob Scallon's shovel guitar looks like it shouldn't work. It has one string. It's a shovel. But when used to play Megadeth's thrash metal opus "Holy Wars... The Punishment Due," it... does?
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.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.
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.
Got a terabyte external hard drive at home? Great. Now go buy 199 more and you'll be able to store all the data that was required to make this math proof.
This video, which came out last year, examines the human cost of the second World War and compares the human toll to other wars in history.
Social media presents an opportunity to monitor and look at your partner’s information more than that’s good for you. Too bad we're all already addicted to it.
Hate the hassle of trying to use your favorite streaming services internationally? Us too. Get your movies fast wherever you go with your Getflix.
Nowadays, telling someone that you’ve started using a dating app is hardly an unusual thing to say. But swiping left and right to find friendship? That's a little bit stranger.
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.
Tony Zhou from YouTube's Every Frame A Painting breaks down the film editing in the US and UK trailers for the new "Ghostbusters" and how editors can make or break a joke.
Let's get this out of the way: the trillion dollar F-35 fighter jet program is an embarrassing mess. But it’s hard not to marvel at the very expensive technology’s promises.
If there's one thing you'd rather not be trapped in a kitchen with than a velociraptor, it's definitely Jar Jar Binks. A brave film editor created that horror.
While the insect’s anatomy indicates that it should be able to fly slowly or hover, the team has yet to witness one of the insects flying first-hand.
The Rio Olympic ambitions of Great Britain’s top decathlete Ashley Bryant could be dashed because his pole vaults failed to arrive in Götzis due to an airline cock-up.
The Cincinnati Zoo has a bunch of cheetahs and an extra GoPro camera and we're go glad they decided to put those things together.
If you think you're hot right now, just wait.
Not even if you were really excited about the game. Not even if it's your favorite game ever.
Two important things happened at this weekend's Libertarian Party National Convention: the party nominated Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate and James Weeks, a candidate for party chair, got naked on stage.
A 4-year-old boy escaped with serious — albeit non-life-threatening — injuries Saturday after he crawled through a barrier at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and into a gorilla enclosure, where he was picked up by a 400-pound, 17-year-old male gorilla, the zoo said.
Memorial day, what with its nice weather, is the first big grilling weekend of the year. Why slave away in a hot kitchen on a beautiful day when you can toil over an open flame in the pounding sunshine for hours? It's the American way!