Putting certain pesky physics and geological principles aside, if you drilled a hole through the middle of the Earth from one side to the other and jumped in, how long

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Kola Superdeep Borehole Belozeroff/Wikimedia For 24 years, Soviet scientists dug deeper into the Earth’s surface than anyone had ever done before. The result was the Kola Superdeep Borehole located on

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While many countries either don’t change in size or get smaller, Finland is only growing larger. Finland increases its surface area by about 2.7 square miles (4.3 square kilometers) every

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It’s known as “Black Gold” and “Texas Tea,” and it fuels our cars, airplanes, and ships so they can go, but what we get from an ordinary barrel of crude

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You can sniff an onion or peel the layers without shedding a tear, but once you crush, chop, or cut an onion there’s a good chance those tear ducts will

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What would it be like if no matter how hard you tried, you couldn’t break the screen of your phone? Or what if you could never get a chip in

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There’s a little more behind the smell of freshly cut grass other than it being a pleasant aroma to most people. The smell is actually the plant giving out its

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Scientists in 2014 created the darkest material in the world called Vantablack. Then they bested themselves and made a version that was even darker. Vantablack was created by a British

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What would you do if you couldn’t go for a swim or walk out in the rain?  Some people really can’t.  It’s an extremely rare medical condition that seems almost

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We’ve all heard of the different sizes of batteries; AA, AAA, C, and D.  But what happened to the B size battery, and did it ever even exist? The B

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We all know the name of Albert Einstein, the German-born physicist who gave us his famous theory of relativity, but what else do you know about the scientist who was

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