If you hope to avoid extinction, it pays not to be a finicky eater. Continue reading →
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:05:00 -0400
Taking daytime naps is linked with an increased risk of death, a new study from England suggests.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 18:40:00 -0400
Saturn certainly has some oddball moons and astronomers think they're close to explaining how a weird feature formed on one of them.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 17:20:00 -0400
A new interactive, fan-made map helps fans orient the wide world of Westeros. Continue reading →
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 16:18:26 -0400
Despite tales of overcrowding, fighting and tragedy, hundreds of people continue to try to summit Everest every year. What's the appeal?
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:31:00 -0400
An infrasound network detected 26 explosions between 2000 and 2013 caused by asteroids blasting apart in Earth's atmosphere.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:30:00 -0400
More than 40 years after the first Earth Day, many riddles still remain when it comes to our planet.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:20:00 -0400
A rainforest soundscaper's free smartphone application invites citizens worldwide to record snippets of local sound on Earth Day. Continue reading →
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:11:28 -0400
Tidal power can do what wind and solar can’t: provide reliable energy, right when you need it.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:00:00 -0400
Drugs like Adderall, Ritalin, and Vyvanse are used by students to treat ADHD. They're intended to help these individuals concentrate, but Laci explains why some students might be taking them too much.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 12:58:09 -0400
To understand the the long-term effects of space on the human body, NASA is conducting an experiment involving twins! Join Tara as she explains what they hope to learn by sending one twin to space, but not the other.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:52:58 -0400
The Buenos Aires Zoo recently presented white Bengal tiger triplets, just three months old, to the viewing public for the first time.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:52:00 -0400
A satellite photograph has many people wondering whether the elusive Loch Ness monster might have been photographed from space.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:50:00 -0400
Often misunderstood, alcoholism is a very serious issue all across the globe. Trace explains what it means to be an addict, and why the issue has a strong root in the brain.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:30:09 -0400
Poaching doesn't attract the same public outcry as wild predators do, according to conservation officials. Continue reading →
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:25:37 -0400
An 18th-century painting that was stolen from a church in Poland two decades ago was recovered after it turned up for sale on eBay.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:00:00 -0400
A quarter of a billion years ago Africa slammed into North America and left a scar that can be seen today with special instruments.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:50:00 -0400
Big-noggined animals have better impulse control compared to lesser-brained creatures, a new study argues.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 09:15:00 -0400
Intense heat during meteor impacts forged tiny bits of glass that trapped fragments of ancient plant life in Argentina. Could the same process have entombed signs of life on Mars? Continue reading →
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:02:29 -0400
To kick off Earth Day, check out a snapshot of remarkable moments from around the world.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:00:00 -0400