Break Ups: The Guide for Men and Women on How to Stop Break Ups is a text that delves into the many challenges that a couple can go through in a relationship which can lead to the end of that relationship. In addition to that the author opts to put a positive spin on things and highlight how these negative situations can be converted into positive ones and save the relationship from ending.
The origins of some last names are pretty self-explanatory, whether it's Baker, Shepherd or even Rotten.
Slow as molasses isn’t just a saying — the byproduct of sugar production is usually sticky and viscous, even at room temperature. So historians and scientists have long been stumped by Boston's 1919 Great Molasses Flood.
Christmas is still a month away, but many athletes around the world woke up this week to discover a special present: an Olympic medal.
If Jens Bircherod knew why he was suddenly in the papers 300 years after his death, the Danish bishop would likely be a bit red in the face.
The smelly cloud grew to be 30-miles wide and was so thick that buses couldn’t run, planes were grounded and even boat traffic came to a halt. Over the next five days, the fog coated sidewalks with black ooze and left smudges on the faces of anyone who dared to walk through it.
The fight against climate change has led to some strange discoveries: researchers recently found that feeding cows seaweed could reduce the methane content of their burps.
About 12,000 years ago, at the end of the last Ice Age, melting glaciers began filling the Black Sea.
Anyone forced to visit an overused and under-cleaned Porta Potty knows that the stench can be enough to drive people away, no matter how bad they have to go.
There are few people who would quibble with the idea that Barack Obama was the first “Social Media President.”
Earworms wriggle their way into your brain, lingering there for hours, impossible to excise.
Last week, the Interior Department designated 10 new National Historic Landmarks across the country.
Sure, a Hello Kitty phone case says a bit about its owner. The phone's apps, texts and photos can also reveal a lot.
Genealogy has gotten pretty sophisticated in recent years. There are now massive online archives that make it easier than ever to hunt down obscure ancestors, not to mention mail-in DNA tests that can reach back centuries. But an approximately 350-year-old manuscript published online for the first time can reveal another fascinating detail about one's family history: whether any ancestors were accused of practicing witchcraft.
By these latest estimates, two trillion galaxies are scattered throughout the vast universe.
Tiny glass beads found in New Jersey and Bermuda suggest this dramatic warming period began with an impact.
A team at MIT has figured out exactly how otter and beaver fur keeps the animals warm in cold water.
A new, detailed 3D simulation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau camp is helping prosecutors build stronger cases against these still-living Nazis.
"How Virtual Reality Is Helping Prosecute Nazi War Criminals" is from smithsonianmag.com, published on October 11, 2016.
Researchers say 115 years old is the ceiling for most of us - with a few outliers able to live a bit longer.
One hundred and fifty years ago today, the first-ever train robbery took place in Indiana, setting off decades of shoot outs and bloodshed.