Is #TheDress white and gold or blue and…

HOUSTON –  On Feb. 26, a picture of a cocktail dress originally uploaded to the blog Tumblr swept the Internet and managed to divide the population over a simple question: What color is #TheDress? Some viewers saw gold…

X-Rays of Buddhist Statue Reveal Mummified Monk

By Carl Engelking | Discover [caption id="attachment_2858" align="alignright" width="1484"] (Courtesy: Drents Museum)[/caption] It’s not surprising that Southeast Asia is home to countless ancient Buddha statues, but when one of those statues contains a mummified monk, that iscertainly a…

Kiki is a chimpanzee at Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo. A new study of chimpanzees and bonobos finds that humans aren’t the only species susceptible to “glass half empty" thinking. Photo by Alexandra Rosati, Duke University.

Apes Prefer the Glass Half Full

[caption id="attachment_2700" align="alignright" width="250"] Kiki is a chimpanzee at Tchimpounga Chimpanzee Sanctuary in the Republic of Congo. A new study of chimpanzees and bonobos finds that humans aren’t the only species susceptible to “glass half…