People lose the ability to perceive the scent of their environment within just a few sniffs, according to recent studies. In other words, your house probably smells grosser than you think.
Trendies Embrace Their Inner Toddlers
What do you call it when adults dress in kitschy prints, slouchy overalls, and other fashions normally left to preschoolers? A trend called "toddlercore."
Sanitation Workers Win the Right to Nap
Los Angeles thought they were avoiding a costly PR blunder when they banned napping by sanitation workers. That turned out to be a very expensive mistake.
Shaking Up the Swiss National Anthem
Some Swiss citizens are organizing a contest to replace their national anthem with something a bit more modern, less monk.
Mood Blankets for First Class
British Airways is testing a high-tech "happiness blanket" that changes colors to indicate a passenger's in-flight mood.
A new collaboration between "genius society" Mensa and dating site Match.com helps the super-smart seeking a meeting of the minds.
Citation Given: The Most-Edited Articles on Wikipedia
The 100 most-edited entries on Wikipedia run the gamut from predictable internet-fandom fare to the genuinely surprising: matters of considerable global import
Restoring a Van Gogh… Ear
We are all ears (sorry) for a story about an artist/scientist who has re-grown Vincent Van Gogh's famously severed ear.
Feeling Gung-Ho About China
The expression "Gung-Ho" entered the American vocabulary through the Marine Corps - but it was picked up by the Marines from an unexpected source.
Foul Language for Fine Health
Studies suggest that swearing can have physiological benefits and help to ease pain and stress.