When healthcare is expensive, the Amish culture of autonomy and thrift may be a way to balance communal support and individual responsibility. Sara Talpos finds out more.
An Egyptian investigator said that the "logical explanation is that it was an explosion" after examining remains at a Cairo morgue.
The surfing legend's top-secret machine could change the sport forever.
Made with hand-cut, breathable leather and a cushioned insole, Nisolo has designed a modern (and comfy) take on the classic penny loafer. Designed in Nashville and ethically produced in Peru, each pair is made with local materials by local artisans.
Jennifer claims that she took an accidental Ambien on set of "The Hunger Games," but we are not so sure. Time for a good noir-style interrogation.
Clinton's campaign announced Monday evening that the former secretary of state would not be participating in the proposed Fox News debate ahead of California's June 7 primary, stating a desire to focus resources on the general election.
Arnold Lobel’s beloved books taught children to understand and appreciate their individuality.
We have no idea how this guy kept it together.
How a fight against social progress in the US military collapsed in on itself.
The NBA did upgrade the punishment from a Flagrant 1 foul to a Flagrant 2 foul and fined Green. But he will suit up to play for game 4, despite the fact that he blatantly kicked an opposing player in the groin.
Someone's managed to dig a you-sized, Earth-diameter-long tunnel from the North Pole to the South Pole and then push you in. How long would it take to get from end to the other?
Over a decade after Grey’s Anatomy premiered on ABC, and Shonda Rhimes’s iron grip on her TV empire is stronger than ever. Next up: movies.
From hand-cranked contraptions to Hoover, how the indispensable modern cleanup gadget came to be.
Hydraulic press went mano a mano against a formidable stack of 100 CDs. The stack put up a valiant fight before a violent "disk fragmentation" caused the CDs to shatter every which way.
Is it too soon to tell whether humankind’s impact on the planet is producing a physical boundary as distinct as previous ones?
Basically, he and his partners changed everything.
Like any good meme, happy Chewbacca woman, Candace Payne, has taken under the musical wings of the Gregory Brothers — and it's damn catchy.
Despite the fact that this election looks like it might be one of the most unique ones in history, polling numbers are starting to resemble those of Obama and Romney. Does it really matter who's running?
Sculptor Barry Crawford spent over 2,000 hours on this piece, "Mechateuthis." Though it looks outwardly complex, the mechanism behind this hand-crank-operated creation is a simple interplay between rods and metal shells.
The Kardashian matriarch is lending her name to a gilded business school — but New York state claims it’s just the latest rebrand of a troubled European institution.
A behind-the-scenes look as workers hammer, glue, and measure at a couch factory in Britain.
Sarma Melngailis had it all: an Ivy League degree, model looks and a hot vegan restaurant, Pure Food and Wine in Gramercy. Now, she’s got a mug shot, a $350,000 bail and husband Anthony Strangis: an alleged gambling addict with a criminal past and an 11-year-old child he hasn’t seen in over a decade.
With about 40 million Americans on the hook for some enormous loans, one question naturally arises: What would happen if we didn’t pay them back?
The Herndon Monument Climb is an epic, annual tradition for Naval Academy first-years (plebes), who must climb up an obelisk covered in over 200 pounds of melting lard to retrieve a white plebe "dixie cup" hat from atop and replace it with an upperclassmen's hat.
Subaru's decision in the mid-1990s to launch an ad campaign focused on lesbian customers was such an unusual decision — and such a success — that it pushed gay and lesbian advertising from the fringes to the mainstream.
We don't know how someone decided "hey, these close-up clips of mold growing are similar to GoT's growing cities," but they were correct.
The shortest distance from Cuba to the United States is about 90 miles across the Florida Strait. By the standards of human-powered sea travel, it’s extremely doable.
He can only forgive her because she is friends with his mother.
When your dog looks in the mirror, what does he see? A playmate, maybe. An adversary, sometimes. But could he possibly recognize himself? For that matter — does a dog have a sense of “self”?
University of Bologna researchers have found that teen boys experiencing growth spurts are unable to walk straight. Broadly asks them why science proves that teen boys really are awkward as you remember.
There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks.
The door from a neighboring baby changing station blocked her stall. She can't go under and she can't squeeze through. So, uh, now what?
How a strange face in a random 19th-century newspaper ad became a portal to a forgotten moment in ASCII art history.
You might remember 3nder, the oddly-named dating app for finding your very own three-person sexy time party. Well it seems that Tinder, a dating app with a similar name, is threatening to sue the company behind the app.
Beloved by many, "Calvin & Hobbes" is true art in a comic strip. And that's largely because creator Bill Watterson turned down licensing deals and did everything relating to the strip himself.
The grittier Hollywood gets, the more we need uncynical action films like National Treasure
Sorry, Mr. Shark. You seem great and all but we are just really going to need more space right now.
Raw pork may still be a restaurant rarity, but increasing numbers of chefs are starting to serve their pork cooked to medium-rare. Then again, many of them acknowledge that even faintly pink pork seems to freak the hell out of their diners. The question is, should it?
Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday acquitted Officer Edward Nero of all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.