SpongeBob study: A study published Monday found that 4-year-olds performed worse on tests requiring focus and self-control after watching just nine minutes of 'SpongeBob SquarePants.'
A new online baby names list says that 'Pippa' and 'Asher' are the top trending monikers for babies. Is that true?
Worms from Hell? Scientists have discovered a new species of worm called Halicephalobus mephisto in honor of Faust's demon Mephistopheles. It's the deepest living multicell organism found in the Earth.
Using high-speed X-ray video, biologists have found that dogs use the same techniques as cats to lap up liquids, although dogs are decidedly less fastidious.
The release of radon gases three days prior to the May 11 Japan earthquake triggered changes in the atmosphere over Japan. It's early but this may be a warning signal to predict future quakes, says not-yet-published research by California scientists.
Bin Laden dead: Americans experienced a rare moment of national unity upon hearing the news that Osama bin Laden had been killed by US forces. A look at the psychology that drives the celebrating.
An analysis of the 100 million or so profiles on the professional networking site LinkedIn has found an unusually high rate of four-letter names among male CEOs. The top female CEO names are 'Deborah,' 'Sally,' and 'Debra.'
Fat stigma goes global: The Western desire for slimness has been spreading to cultures that previously celebrated larger bodies causing a fat stigma that never existed before.
A new study has found that women who have been ogled by men before taking a math quiz perform worse than those who were not subject to subtle objectification.