What Is Energy?

Imagine a basketball. An everyday, ordinary basketball sitting perfectly still on an empty court. Now visualize…

Trovants Are Stones That Seem to Grow, Move and Reproduce

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Who’s Your Daddy? The History of Paternity Testing

According to legend, the 12th-century priest St. Anthony was once approached by a distraught woman whose…

5 Tips to Stay Safe During a Heat Wave

In late June 2021, an unprecedented and dangerous heat wave enveloped the Pacific Northwest in the…

How Supermoons Work

Every now and then, you'll hear about the imminent arrival of a supermoon and how it's…

The Clean Air Act Is Being Challenged. Will SCOTUS Protect It?

Clean air is something we tend to take for granted. But the air in the United…

Can Bionic Reading Make You Read Faster?

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Is This Black Hole Coming for You? It’s Just an Optical Illusion

Does this black hole seem as if it's expanding toward you? You're not alone. Some 86…

13 Crazy Hoaxes That Duped the World

You've probably seen the photo. Grainy and gray, it shows the neck and head of some…

Quiz: Are You Prepared for the Next Disaster?

By: Nathan ChandlerFrom hurricanes, to earthquakes, to tornadoes, there's no shortage of potential disasters that can…