Ahh, autumn, season of sweaters, soccer and pumpkin spice. In many parts of the world, fall is nipping at winter’s heels in the ‘most wonderful time of the year’ stakes—complete with its own seasonal gremlin. Christmas has its Grinch; autumn the infamous Jerk With the Leaf…

It’s never pretty when family discord goes online—especially when it’s with the embarrassing mom tweet that spawned a thousand memes.   @BlueStarNavyMom3’s tweet was born to be viral, combining a cheesy pose, a sailor suit, and one mother’s deluded view of her son, Pieter…

Leave it to the Onion to take the Nobels down a notch, exposing the “World’s Leading Scientists Nervously Standing Next To Poster-Board Displays.”  

Prone to party fouls like avoiding social interaction and attacking each other, octopuses, when placed in a chamber and given MDMA that seeps into their gills, “tended to hug the cage and put their mouth parts on the cage … they touch each other frequently.” As it turns out…

We may be late to the party here, but that’s only appropriate—favorable, even—given the circumstances. Research released weeks back revealed that moving at a snail’s pace might bode well for GHN if it were a species of mollusk, rather than a news site. Scientists delved…

Some mysteries simply can’t be solved with hard science—like, is my golden retriever really as happy as she seems? And, does your tortoise find it frustrating to move so slowly?   But for a fee, you can find out using a pet medium—or better yet, just become a psychic! After…

Shopping around for a fun and original Halloween costume? Try a dead Ouija board.

If you thought goats—and the legions of internet videos featuring them—made YOU feel good, rest assured the feeling is mutual. In the most adorable bit of science ever conducted, researchers did the following: Visited a magical place called Buttercups Sanctuary for Goats,…

Whoever you are, mysterious Kiki, we hope you're satisfied. Your namesake #KikiChallenge has dangerous dance parties popping up across the globe, and police are increasingly concerned.

Do your dirty clothes have notes of summer camp and strawberries? A medley of night clubs and Cheetos? A bouquet of intangible familiarity?  Next up in GHN’s Stench Series: pheromones parties, where singles are lining up to be judged by their smelly T-shirts instead of…