Shaquille O’Neal announced the Earth is flat… and we really shouldn’t care. Or should we?

Shaq just entered a select club of flat-earthers.

Learn how to bake ancient bread from this 2,000-year-old Roman recipe

In AD 79, a baker prepared a loaf in the Roman city of Pompeii.

More and more people support legalizing marijuana — with economic arguments

A new Cornell study found that people who support legalizing marijuana are not potheads at all — they have practical, economic reasons.

5 Career Paths in Environmental Sustainability

How you can make a difference — and get a career as well.

Brian Cox claims the LHC proves there aren’t any ghosts out there

I have a feeling this still won’t settle the debate.

How Mozart was one of the first “pirates” – illegally transcribing music

The story of how a 12-year-old boy from Vienna snuck out the Sistine Chapel’s biggest guarded secret by genius alone.

“Rogue” National Park Twitter Accounts Emerge After Trump Issues Media Ban

It all started when the official Twitter of the Badlands National Park in South Dakota started tweeting climate change facts.

Pakistan airline sacrificed a goat in its airport to get rid of bad luck

What year is it?

Swedish anti-smoking ad coughs when a smoker passes by

Quitting smoking is one of the most popular New Years resolutions, but how many actually keep it?

Has Science Gone Too Far? This Beer is Perfectly Designed for Shower Drinking, Can Also Serve as Conditioner

You never knew you needed this in your life.

Fledgling dad turns daughter’s sleeping patterns into an amazing graphic

A picture of when the baby’s sleeping and why you’re not.

The legendary Fairy Flag passed on by Scottish clan leaders for over 1,000 years

Reality is more amazing than the myths.

The different species of Christmas tree – and how to pick the best one

Tired of needles falling off or too expensive price tags? Here are some trees for you.

Overdue book returned 120 years later

A book that has been missing from the Hereford school library in England has been returned – after 120 years.

First edition of Newton’s Principia is on auction, poised to become most expensive copy of the book

One of the most important works in human history.

The world’s oldest person (and only one still born in the 1800s) celebrates 117th birthday

When Emma Morano was born, Umberto I was still reigning over Italy.

According to the FBI, there are 7 types of protesters

Which one are you?

In 1975, a physicist co-authored a paper with his cat. He did it for a very good reason

F.D.C. Willard, also known as Chester, is a cat who co-authored a high-quality physics paper in 1975

The ZME Diaries: #COP22 — The heart of COP

A look at what likely is the liveliest part of the conference.

How to do a skin polish by yourself, at home

Taking care of your skin is helpful not only for your looks but also for your health.