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Is It Safe to Eat Food That Has Freezer Burn?

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>Is there anything worse than the emotional …

Ice Cream

This Is the Real Reason Your Fingers Get Pruney in the Bath

You're having a relaxing bubble bath for one when you notice your fingers aging at a rapid pace. Of course they're not <i>actually</i> aging—they're pruning. …

Skin Care

30 Years After the Nuclear Disaster, Chernobyl Wildlife Is Thriving

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>Humans are animals, and what hurts one species …

Chernobyl

This Footage From the Surface of a Comet is Breathtaking

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>Imagine the weird environment on a comet. In the …

Space

Scientists Found a Technique That Can Help You Learn Skills Twice as Fast

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>You can't learn a new skill without a bit of …

Johns Hopkins University

What Makes Your Brain Happy — and Why You Should Do the Opposite

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>What your brain wants and what your brain needs …

Self-improvement

This Smartwatch Turns Your Whole Arm Into a Touchscreen

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Smartwatches are exciting in theory — who …

Electromagnetism

Arianna Huffington's Bedtime Routine Is a "Sacrosanct Ritual" That Gives Her a Stress-Free Day

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>How important is sleep? Oh, let us count the …

Sleep

It May Seem Like It'd Be Faster to Fly West, But Weirdly, the Opposite Is True

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Any fourth …

Jet Stream

Watch the First-Ever HD Footage of a Cell Moving Through the Body

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>If you're like most people, the first …

Imaging

Lactic Acid Is Not What Causes Sore Muscles

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>A day or two after an intense workout, your …

Massage Therapy

The Sator Square is the World's Earliest Known Double-Palindrome

Centuries before the crosswords, word searches, or even moveable type, people of the Renaissance Age enjoyed stretching their brains over a type of …

Ancient History

5 Remarkable Forests That You May or May Not Want to Get Lost In

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Maybe you're …

Forests

Selfies Really Do Make Your Nose Look Big

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p><i>Click. Click. Click.</i> Ever been in this moment? …

Computer Science

This Is the Story of the Most Famous Space Image Ever

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Imagine if your company had just built a …

Universe

There Are Mirrors Next to Elevators for a Specific Reason

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in a 10-minute clip? Listen to our brand new audio digest here.</i><p>When was the last time you thought, "Oh rats, I …

Teens

Plastic Bag Taxes and Bans Are Working

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Paper or plastic? You've probably heard the …

Pollution

Coober Pedy, Australia Beats the Heat by Building Underground

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>Living …

Australia

Americans Are Aging More Slowly Than Ever

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Until we finally upload our brains to the …

Demographics

This Russian Surgeon Removed His Own Appendix

Picture this: you're a 27-year-old on an Antarctic expedition to build a Soviet base in the early 1960s when you feel a stabbing, nausea-inducing …

Immune System

The HAMMER Spacecraft Could Save the World from Killer Asteroids

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Space is a shooting gallery, with rocks (also …

Asteroids

Our Sun May Have Had a Twin

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>This is a sad story about lost siblings.<p>The sun …

Cosmology

Wireless Signals Are Banned in This Small West Virginia Town

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>If you're …

Track Down

NASA Wants to Send Robo-Bees to Mars

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>If you were to choose the soundtrack for a …

David Bowie

This Kitty Litter Changes Color to Gauge Your Cat's Health

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>It's every cat owner's nightmare to bring kitty …

Pets

The Apollo Missions Used Guidance Software That Was Literally Woven by Hand

It's hard to imagine how we made some of history's greatest achievements with the technology available at the time. In the 1700s, scientists …

Apollo Missions

Yellow Pit Stains Aren't Solely Caused by Sweat

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>Ugh, sweat. Alongside excess body hair and a …

Protein

5 of the World's Most Remote Places (and What It Takes to Get There)

<i>There are a lot of places to be curious about, so we started a Curiosity Travel Instagram. Where will your curiosity take you? Follow us!</i><p>As the …

Bucket Lists

"The Road Not Taken" Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Even if you aren't a hardcore poetry lover (and let's face it, there aren't a whole lot of those left), you probably know at least a few lines of …

Literature

You Can Watch the Lyrid Meteor Shower This Weekend

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>You could think of comets as the Earth's pen …

Astronomy