Scientists Identify Genes Linked To Left-Handedness, Find That Lefties May Have Superior Verbal SkillsFor the first time, scientists have identified the genetic differences associated with left-handedness, a trait found in 10% of the human population.
Vegan Sues Neighbors Over Barbecue Meat SmellsA vegan has taken her neighbors all the way to Australia's Supreme Court after complaining about the smell of meat and fish emanating from their barbecues.
School Bans Harry Potter Books After Citing Risk Of 'Conjuring Evil Spirits'Harry Potter books have been expelled from a private Catholic school in Tennessee after the school's pastor said they could cause a reader to conjure "evil spirits."
CDC Warns Of Growing Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Backyard PoultryThe agency said caring for chickens, hens, ducks and turkeys has become the leading cause of salmonella infections in the United States.
Drone Video Offers Incredible View Of Whale Pod Off NantucketA family fishing off Nantucket got a great look at a pod of whales thanks to a drone.
Whitinsville Corn Maze Design Celebrates Rob Gronkowski's CareerA local farm is paying tribute to the recently retired Rob Gronkowski with a Gronk-shaped corn maze.
Two-Headed Sea Turtle Hatchling Found On South Carolina BeachMeet Squirt and Crush, a two-headed sea turtle hatchling found Tuesday on Hilton Head Island in South Carolina.
Rare Synchronized Fireflies Discovered On North Carolina MountainA type of firefly that can light up the sky by flashing in unison has been found on a North Carolina mountain.
Man Who Played Same Lottery Numbers For 30 Years Wins $60 MillionA Canadian man who played the same lottery numbers for decades finally struck it rich, winning a $60 million Lotto Max jackpot.
Parade Of Ambulances, First Responders Visit 'The Mighty Quinn'The visit from South Shore EMS was just the latest show of support for the 3-year-old recovering from brain surgery.
Dr. Seuss Exhibit Hitting The Road, Coming To Boston This FallDr. Seuss is hitting the road this fall with a large interactive exhibit that will immerse visitors in some of the most iconic books by the beloved children's writer.
VIDEO: Great White Shark Bumps Boat In Cape Cod BaySome friends lobstering out in Cape Cod Bay got an up-close-and-personal look at a great white shark.
NH Woman Fighting Request To Surrender 'PB4WEGO' Vanity PlateThe state says phrases related to excretory acts aren't permitted.
Want To Live Longer? Be An Optimist, Boston Researchers SayWhen negative things happen, optimistic people are less likely to blame themselves and more likely to see the obstacle as temporary or even positive.
Farmers' Almanac Predicts Cold, Miserable Winter In BostonThe 201-year-old publication from Maine is out with a bleak winter forecast.