The “Dear Abby” advice column has been appearing in newspapers since 1956—and after a recent response to a question about “foreign names,” critics accused it of being stuck in that year.
The insects are disappearing from an American rainforest—and scientists say the implications are frightening.
People might find their Netflix binges interrupted by emergency alerts under a bipartisan bill announced in the Senate Wednesday.
If you occasionally left work for lunch three minutes early, would your bosses A) ignore it, B) tell you to knock it off, or C) dock your pay and hold a televised press conference to apologize for your misconduct?
Falling rattlesnakes may not be a hazard most kayakers spend time worrying about, but the threat was all too real for a South Carolina man over the weekend.
Almost 2,000 years ago, a child sheltered in Pompeii’s central bath house complex as nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted terrifyingly, spewing vast amount of hot ash and pumice.
Some rare good news in the fight against plastic pollution: Scientists working with a plastic-eating microbe discovered in Japan two years ago accidentally created a mutant enzyme that sounds like an environmentalist’s dream, the Guardian reports.
Campaigners want a vast area of floating garbage in the ocean to be the world’s newest country—and they’ve already got more would-be citizens than some real countries.
Ancient tales of fierce female Vikings fighting alongside men appear to be rooted in truth, according to archaeologists in Sweden.
The husband of Denmark’s Queen Margrethe is so fed up with what he sees as unequal treatment that he has rejected a royal burial spot next to his wife.