Bees aren't the only species that has a queen.
Accents differ depending on where we're from, even in the same country.
When the holes – also called ‘eyes’ – don’t appear in a batch, cheesemakers say the cheese is 'blind.'
Leaving your coat at home on a cold winter day doesn't automatically mean you're going to get sick. But it could make you more susceptible to germs.
You've had your own personal set of fingerprints since before you were born, and they'll be with you throughout your whole life.
Researchers are puzzled by a fungus that is killing millions of bats.
Since caffeine is in so many different foods and drinks, it's easy for kids – or grownups – to get more than they should without realizing it.
Like many plants, onions have defenses to ward off creatures that may want to eat them. Their secret weapon is a kind of natural tear gas.
The Babylonians' calendar was passed down from civilization to civilization.
If you've ever spent even a few minutes with children, you've probably heard them ask a question or two. Or many more. Here are answers to a handful.
Sand may seem abundant when your toes are buried in it, but it's becoming scarce along many coastlines around the world.
If you're thinking about a smartphone, talk with your parents.
A teen asks why so many young people don’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance or the national anthem. The data shows that young Americans today do view the U.S. more negatively than older generations.
Moths and insects cluster around lights at night. Why?
Hillary Clinton got the most individual votes from US citizens in 2016, but Donald Trump won the most electoral votes.
An animal's poop may seem like something to avoid, but it's full of information about the creature that left it there.
Every person's blood is identified by type. Why does this matter?
Stories like 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Jane Eyre' are still relevant today.
There's really no reason you can't use binoculars to look into space – and in fact astronomers have been working on doing so for a long time.
Whistleblowers may stop bad behavior and protect others from harm.