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Are habits inherited?

Stuck with a bad habit you can't seem to shake? Blame your parents. Like your height and the color of your hair, habits are often influenced by those …

10 Diseases That Used to Be Death Sentences

When it comes to medicine, times have changed more than most of us realize. At the tender age of 4, I (and most of my friends) dealt with the itchy, …

Why does marijuana give people the munchies? - Science on the Web #99

Send in the Exploding Termites

Enter a world where toxic ants and termites explode at will to stave off murderous invasions - a world of highly-evolved chemical weapons an ruthless …

10 Bizarre Medical Treatments

Medical science has a long and storied history of trying out cures and procedures that later strike us as wacky. And they're still at it today! Learn …

Why Do Lefties Exist?

For at least the last 200,000 years, between 10-15% of the human population are left-handed and this fact has utterly left science baffled. In …

How Digital Immortality Works

Humans have been chasing immortality for millennia. In some cultures, you attain a kind of immortality by doing great deeds, which people will talk …

10 False History 'Facts' Everyone Knows

We would like a word with our fifth-grade teachers. How is it that so many supposedly educated adults still believe that Benjamin Franklin discovered …

10 Myths About Rainbows

Who doesn't like rainbows? Sure, some grouches might not care too much for them. But watch what happens when a rainbow suddenly, almost magically, …

10 Fastest Cars in the World

What does it mean to be the fastest car in the world? You could ask the team behind the Bugatti Veyron Super Sport, the car that held the Guinness …

Do mice really love cheese?

Contrary to popular belief, mice really aren't all that crazy about cheese. Sure, they might eat it if there's nothing else around -- a hungry mouse …

How to Detect if Someone's Stealing Your WiFi

It may be hard to imagine, but just a mere 20 years ago, the Internet was nothing more than a novelty -- a way for incredibly smart college …

Is humid air heavier than dry air?

Of course humid air is heavier than dry air! Scientific facts that hold up my theory: When wet, my hair is heavier on my head than it is when dry. …

How Bug Spray Works

Bugs have us outnumbered. By a lot. They swarm through our backyards, scamper through our houses -- even crawl across our skin. According to the …

10 Things Wearables Have Taught Us About Ourselves

Back in 1980, the height of nerdy chic was the Casio C-80 calculator watch. This boxy little bad boy had a stopwatch, a full numeric keyboard and …

10 Things That Don’t Disprove Global Warming

Two-thirds of Americans say there is solid evidence that Earth has been getting warmer, according to a 2013 opinion poll [source: Pew Research …

Satanic Panic

What are we to make of alleged ritual satanic abuse and the moral panic that spread in the 1980s and 90s? Christian Sager joins Robert for an …

"Quite Messy": What Living with OCD Is Really Like

The flood of listener responses to our "Obsessed with OCD" podcast confirmed one of the major themes of that episode: obsessive-compulsive disorder …

Can you get a glow-in-the-dark tattoo?

Are you simply dying to get a tattoo but, for various reasons, can't? This isn't an unreasonable fear. Maybe your work environment frowns on body …

5 Scrumptious Desserts You Can Make Ahead And Bring Anywhere

<i>No matter if you're walking down the block or driving an hour, when you get to the party, these unfussy treats will still look -- and taste -- great.</i><p>By Lynn Andriani<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Desserts You Can Make Ahead And Bring Anywhere

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Pregnant Woman Reappears After Vanishing On Baby's Due Date

The six-day search for a woman who disappeared shortly before she was expected to deliver her baby by C-section has been found safe in North Carolina.<p>A deputy from the Watauga County sheriff's department located Carrie Bradshaw-Crowther, 49, at a gas station in Boone on Monday shortly after getting …