We spend more than a third of our lives in bed - but that place can quickly blossom into a "botanical park" of bacteria and fungus, according to New York University microbiologist Philip Tierno.
Every day, Americans throw away 500 million plastic straws, enough to circle the Earth twice, or fill 125 school buses.
Fears that robots could take the jobs of humans may be premature after Britain’s first cyborg shop assistant was sacked after a week of confusing customers.
Waiting on a phone call with a pen in your hand? Bored on a train? Chances are you'll doodle.
Many of us have had recurring and disturbing nightmares that are difficult to comprehend.
Moderate coffee drinking is safe, and three to four cups a day may have some health benefits, according to a large review of previous studies, in the BMJ.
The tale, over a century old, starts simply: A researcher asks a former governor why he keeps moving his arms, as if swinging bells.
"Youthquake", "antifa" and "broflake" might have yet to make it into daily vocabulary.
The French government is to ban students from using mobile phones in the country’s primary, junior and middle schools.
I call this little strategy the “2–Minute Rule” and the goal is to make it easier for you to get started on the things you should be doing.