If you don’t feel think shower knobs should be standardized, perhaps you haven’t met Gabriella Paiella’s nemesis.

“It was like seeing the Mona Lisa for the first time at the Louvre,” gushed Lincoln Boehm, the Californian who found on a Queens sidewalk perhaps the only culinary delicacy not available to New Yorkers: an In-N-Out burger. The cult favorite find set off a viral firestorm of…

If you’ve never seen a research citation set to the music of Cyndi Lauper, here’s your chance.  

The latest rage in augmented reality: Fake eye contact is on the way. Or, as Apple is calling it, “FaceTime Attention Correction.” It digitally fixes the position of your pupils, so it looks like you’re gazing straight at the person you’re talking to. It aims to fix a…

If you see a carrot on the menu at Arby’s fast food restaurants, be warned: That is not the vegetarian option.   While its rivals embrace meatless burgers, the roast beef sandwich specialist has bucked the trend, defiantly beefing up its marketing campaign by inventing a…

It may have taken humans millennia to evolve into an upright position—but a new study suggests we may be on our way back down. Or maybe not? A study (from 2018) making headlines this week suggested that spending inordinate amounts of time tilting their heads phone-ward is…

Welcome to The Fungus Olympics: Where the competitors are fungi, the stadium is a petri dish, and performance enhancing substances are encouraged.   Fungal teams receive microscopic mazes by mail and subject their fungal athletes to tests judging their speed, agility, and “…

How do I hate meetings? Let me count the ways.

For non-runners, a marathon may seem the most masochistic of activities. But just think how hard it must be for Big Ben, London’s iconic—and very tall, very rectangular clock tower. But he did it anyway.

Long confined to middle school classrooms, competitive diorama making has taken its rightful place as an Internet phenom. Its pinnacle: First prize in The Open Notebook’s science-themed Peeps diorama contest, giving the sugary bunnies a higher purpose than empty calories.