Portrait artists of yore generously edited out double chins and potbellies to keep aristocratic clients happy. President Trump’s former doctor apparently went one further, simply handing his patient the proverbial brush.

Today is 420, cannabis culture’s annual holiday. This year, pets may be joining in the revelry. As medical marijuana spreads, state lawmakers are mulling legislation to green-light pot for pets, USA Today reported. While scientists say research backing up pet cannabis…

It might be brainless, but that hasn’t stopped Hampshire College’s first “nonhuman resident scholar,” slime mold, from taking dramatic policy stances. The organism aka Physarum polycephalum has dispatched letters urging Trump Administration officials to open…

To the lonely hearts lamenting that they can’t find love online, ask yourself this: does your species depend on it? Romeo's does.While humans frantically swipe left and right on countless potential mates, “the world’s loneliest frog” needs just one match.

Every 4 years, the winter Olympics turns athletics novices into rabid niche sports fans, complete with a cobbled-together expertise garnered from Wikipedia.

Don’t drink raw water. Don’t eat Tide Pods. Also: Don’t inject yourself with untested drugs.

No, this is not a Saturday Night Live sketch.Health trendsters really ARE shelling out $6 a gallon for unfiltered, untreated and unsterilized water that could lead to water-borne illnesses, Ars Technica reports.

Yet another reason to hate glitter.If you’ve ever picked a million shards of glitter out of a carpet or found one lodged under your eyelid weeks after a party—a handy service has tapped into that fury, allowing you to anonymously mail glitter to people you hate.

Americans, are you low on nerdy Thanksgiving trivia to impress your dining partners? Bonnie Berkowitz rescues you with an entertaining quiz in The Washington Post. Example: “What’s science-nerd code for ‘Thanksgiving?’” (Hint: It’s not “Revelry of the Roasted Reptile”—…

If you’ve ever welled up on a long-haul flight, you’re not alone.   Recent studies show that 15% of men and 6% of women are “more likely to cry when watching a film on a flight than they would if seeing it at home.” This explains the guy in the second row swiping at tears…