Science is a mirror that reveals sometimes hidden, often unexpected and always astounding insights into everyday things and human life. Here we explore everything you always wanted to know about holidays, food, art, music, books, games, TV, film, education, urban life and crime — as well as human history, archaeology and anthropology.
New distilling technique creates a new, refreshing use for mashed peas.
Violence and disease -- but also art and culture -- accompanied humanity's movement into increasingly populated areas.
Researchers used radar to provide new insight into how precipitation raises the chances of deadly car crashes.
A newly analyzed jawbone is the first confirmed Denisovan fossil found anywhere outside Siberia.
Different people respond to cannabis in different ways, making a blood THC level difficult to legislate.
Drought-tolerant ingredients and local sourcing of brewing containers meant the beer could flow even in tough times.