The Olympic mascots

The Olympic mascots Since the 1968 Games, the whole Olympics has its own mascot. In some editions, were created to more than one character. Learn…

[Then & Now] Japan’s tsunami

[Then & Now] Japan's tsunami Click on each image to toggle between "then" and "now" photos and see how some areas of Japan have recovered…

[Then & Now] Japan’s battered coast

[Then & Now] Japan’s battered coast The tsunami waves that struck Japan’s east coast on March 11, 2011, killed nearly 19,000 and displaced more than…

Why short guys can dunk

Why short guys can dunk We asked a kinesiology professor and a trainer who works with pro and college basketball players to explain why some…

Pinocchio test: Fact or Fiction?

Pinocchio test: Fact or Fiction? Does this statement pass the Pinocchio test? Choose a Pinocchio rating to find out how the Fact Checker graded this…
Arizona Budget Balancer

Arizona Budget Balancer

Think you can do better job at balancing the fiscal 2012 budget than the state Legislature? It's a tall task, given the state faces a…

Can you build a human body?

Can you build a human body? The Bionic Bodies series on the BBC News website will be looking at how bionics can transform people's lives.…

American Pickers

American Pickers Scour the barns and attics of America to uncover some rusty gold. Join Mike and Frank on a picking trip and show that…