Smallpox was nothing new in 1721.
The insurmountable contrasts between their visions help explain Russia’s stunted development and hint at its destructive future.
One of the best-known allegorical depictions of love has a rather pessimistic male twin.
According to literary theorist Mikhail Bakhtin, Dostoevsky's talents were on par with those of William Shakespeare.
James Gillray's 'plumb-pudding' caricature is "probably the most famous political cartoon of all time."
Without the now-obscure land investment affair, Georgia might have been a "super state."
A new study found that personality growth in young adults predicted career benefits such as income, degree attainment, and job satisfaction.
The Category 5 hurricane was moving at speeds of about 1 mph over the Bahamas on Sunday and Monday.
ExtendNY stretches the Big Apple's gridiron all across the globe – with some bizarre effects
Using DNA from samples of extinct flowers, synthetic biologists managed to approximate long-lost floral scents.
All of these conflicts have a long history. They may also have a long future.
As long as it remains operational, we’ll have a chance to conduct groundbreaking science with it. In the history of spaceflight, only five spacecraft ever launched by humanity possess enough energy […]
July 4th and New Years Eve are the most dangerous times for a hail of falling bullets from ‘celebratory gunfire.’ “What goes up, must come down,” is an old saying […]
By transplanting Operation Barbarossa on a map of the US, it showed the devastating effects of the Nazi invasion
The hard part was keeping the list down to ten.
The Pew Research Group conducted a survey on the most important life skills to several thousand Americans. Here's what they said.
Virtual borders have also been subtly dividing the world
Sometimes the basics really matter.
Researchers believe that the practice of sleeping through the whole night didn’t really take hold until just a few hundred years ago.