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A new document released in England this week revealed some private details about German dictator's personal habits. Aside from having some poor table manners, Hitler was also reportedly known to suffer from excessive flatulence. Is this an important historical document or a case of too much information?

Nails on Chalkboard Explained ... Kind of

The sound of nails on a chalkboard elicits an almost universal reaction: The spine is electrified, the shoulders tighten, the eyes squeeze shut. Why does this sound affect us so? Despite the nefarious study of three men (and 24 hapless test subjects), the answer is ... we don't really know.

The new pennies in circulation got us thinking -- how much does it cost to make a penny and is it worth it? The debate has been around for a while now and we want to know if you like your pennies or not.

"Nerrrddds!": Ogre is favored by evolution

As cruel as he was and as round as his comeuppance in the classic 1984 comedy, "Revenge of the Nerds," oversized geek hater Fred "The Ogre" Palowakski (correct spelling, In a survey of 65 male and 47 female college students, the s ...

The cookie is on the kitchen floor and it's decision time. Is there any scientific truth to the five-second rule? Chuck investigates and finds some interesting studies about this well-entrenched social code.

Travis the chimp gunned down by police

A woman was recently mauled by a chimpanzee in Stamford, Conn. What makes our distant relatives so strong?