It was once called "the greatest recipe to originate in the Americas in 50 years," but its origins are shrouded in mystery.
The legendary Austrian, one of the best-known figures in motor racing, took the title for Ferrari in 1975 and 1977 and McLaren in 1984. For many, he will be remembered for his remarkable recovery and return to racing after being badly burned in a crash in the 1976 German Grand Prix.
Our health choices are constantly influenced by our friends, both consciously or unconsciously.
Many of us struggle to remember the details of our dreams. The reasons lie in the complicated cycles of our sleep.
Nonviolent protests are twice as likely to succeed as armed conflicts — and those engaging a threshold of 3.5% of the population have never failed to bring about change.
An American explorer has found plastic waste on the seafloor while breaking the record for the deepest ever dive.
In the first of BBC Culture's new series on fiction that predicted the future, Hephzibah Anderson looks at the work of John Brunner, whose vision of 2010 was eerily accurate.
If you can get past the stench, the taste and health benefits of Taiwan's stinky tofu may leave you salivating.
When the rich leave their luxury mansions for a spell in the big house, they sometimes turn to specialised consultants to cushion the blow of prison life.
In Strasbourg’s Hôpital civil, a bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape would be prescribed for bloating, while a Côtes de Provence rosé was used to treat obesity.
Researchers say that large parts of the megacity could be entirely submerged by 2050. North Jakarta sunk eight feet in 10 years and is continuing to sink an average of 1-15 cm a year.
A phenomenon called "plant blindness" means we tend to underappreciate the flora around us. That can have disastrous consequences not only for the environment, but human health.
Eliud Kipchoge is the only person to come close to breaking the two-hour marathon. He tells BBC Sport that it's all in the power of the mind.
A new exhibition traces the remarkable evolution of writing. Cameron Laux picks 12 highlights offering insights into one of humanity's greatest achievements.
This plastic pink flamingo, an enduring item of kitsch Americana, is as much a phenomenon as it is an everyday garden ornament.
Two decades ago, a transgender sex worker-turned-novelist became a sensation — but he didn't exist.
Science tells us the human body can only survive for a few minutes without oxygen. But some people are defying this accepted truth.
A rare military relic was recently discovered that is revealing Cape Town's tangled colonial past.
With nearly all ballots counted in the run-off vote, Volodymyr Zelensky had taken more than 73% with incumbent Petro Poroshenko trailing far behind on 24%.
Having customers do most of the work, feel great about it and at the same time perceive they have attained "greater value for money" is the Holy Grail for companies.