Study shows genetics can determine why we smell certain odors differently
All of us inhabit our own flavor world that is highly dependent on our genetic blueprint for being able to smell certain odors, according to two studies published by a New Zealand research group.
Moving? How to make it easier on your pet
Moving to a new area can be a stressful ordeal for all involved, especially your pets. However, with a little advance planning, patience, and affection, you can help your pets quickly adjust to their new neighborhood.
Burglary suspect misled police with phony story, fake sketch
Roy McClung appeared to be the attentive and helpful neighbor anyone would want living next door. But police say he boarded up his neighbor's broken window and gave police a phony suspect description to cover his own tracks as the alleged burglar.
VIDEO: Hillbilly dances with a raccoon
A hillbilly has adopted a raccoon as his pet, and dances with it around the porch.
What happens when you actually click on those "One Weird Trick" ads?
You've seen them. Peeking out from sidebars, jiggling and wiggling for your attention, popping up where you most expect them: those "One Weird Trick" ads. The individual tricks themselves are peculiar, but the larger trick — of why this bizarre and omnipresent marketing strategy works — tells us a lot about what makes us click, buy and believe.
Engagement ring lost, found on wedding-eve bike ride across Iowa
When a bride-to-be lost her engagement ring while cycling across the state of Iowa last week, finding it again seemed like an impossible task.
Back-to-school shopping likely to be less this year
U.S. households are planning to shell out an average of 7.8 percent less for this year's back-to-school shopping season because of the bumpy economic recovery, the National Retail Federation says.
Auto leases on the rise
Supported by high used-car prices, low interest rates and Americans' tendency to buy vehicles based on the monthly payments, U.S. auto leasing is at the highest levels in at least a decade.
Report says minorities and whites follow unequal college paths
The nation's system of higher education is growing more racially polarized even as it attracts more minorities: White students are increasingly clustering at selective institutions, while blacks and Hispanics are mostly attending open-access and community colleges, according to a new report.
Video shows semi truck going airborne, bursting into flames
Amateur video captured a fiery crash in this Indiana town over the weekend, when a semi truck went airborne over a highway interchange and burst into flames.
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