- School Stuff
There are about 403 endangered birds in the world today. And despite increased government protection, many bird species are still at dangerously low numbers and on the verge of extinction.
Throughout history women have had to endure horrible things to be deemed beautiful. The ancient tradition of foot binding in China, however, takes the "beauty is pain" concept to a whole new level.
Forests play an important role in all our lives and cover one third of Earth's surface. Rainforests alone are home to half of the planets 5 to 10 million species. Read on for more cool forest facts!
Lots of people have a collection of some sort. But would you believe that somewhere out there are people who collect locks of celeb's hair and even those who collect their own navel fluff? Yuck.
If you come across a fluffy looking black cat with white spots, chances are it's probably a skunk. Skunks are famous for their stinky spray which leaves an odor for days. Get the 411 on skunks here.
Phoenix Zoo used to have a painting elephant. That's right, an elephant that painted. In India two elephants just completed a masterpiece. Did these elephants go to art school in Thailand?
NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured colliding spiral galaxies, another colliding galaxy and other close-ups of space we'd never see with the human eye. Check out how this telescope works.
Are you sleeping through science class and missing important information? Here's a detailed look into the Periodic Table of Elements – what it is, how to read it and info about the element groups.
Amelia Atwater Rhodes jumps deep into the "life" of the deliciously dark vamp Aubrey and spins a human factor into this book - which just happens to be a teen author. Hmm... Intrigued? You should be.
Everyone has fears. Plenty of people suffer from arachnophobia (fear of spiders,) and aviophobia (fear of flying.) Check out this list of fears and tell us if you think they're real fears or made up.