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Cancer Is One Worry Elephants Can Feel Free to Forget

Elephants are one of nature’s biggest improbabilities—literally. Their colossal bodies somehow manage to defy the odds: Despite the fact that their …

Biology

15 Random References People Learned From Watching "Friends"

"I learned about Princess Leia and the gold bikini..."

Demi Moore

6 common zit myths dermatologists wish you would stop believing

Thanks to the acne-positivity movement, you’re loving your pimples these days… except when you’re not. After all, this sort of confidence and …

Skin Care

12 of the Best Hiking Trails in the World

Hiking is my hands-down favorite travel activity. There’s just so much that you can see in this world that’s only accessible by foot, over …

Hiking

Slender Man’s disturbing origins have just been unearthed in this new featurette

Just in case the first two trailers for <i>Slender Man</i> weren’t enough nightmare fuel, there is a new featurette lurking on the internet that could …

Horror

Native Americans may have arrived in the Americas via several routes

In the long debate over how and when the first Native Americans arrived in the Americas, a group of scientists is arguing that multiple viable …

Anthropology

Einstein's Genius: Describing the Geometry of Space-Time

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI science center. Sutter is also host of "Ask a Spaceman"</i> …

Physics

Megabugs: 10 of the largest insects in the world

From butterflies with immense wingspans to creepy crawlies with the longest legs of their kind, here are some of the largest insects in the animal …

Insects

What *actually* causes cracked heels—feet’s biggest summer foe

I spend a lot of time looking at women’s feet. It’s not because I have a foot fetish, per se, but as a style editor, I <i>am</i> fixated on what’s going on …

Skin Care

Here's What Your Favourite Pop Stars Looked Like On Their First Tour Vs. Their Latest

From Rihanna and Beyoncé to Justin Bieber and Britney Spears, it's time for a little throwback.<p><i>This is based on worldwide tours. Domestic tours aren't included. You can also click on any picture to see it in full.</i>

Music

Scientists Present New Theory Explaining Why We're the Only Humans on Earth

"So, we thought, why not turn to the most glaring fact of all?"<p>It’s easy to forget that we’re a single species within the genus <i>Homo</i> because everyone …

Population

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Did The Walking Dead showrunners identify the cause of the outbreak?

<b>One of the biggest questions surrounding the world of The Walking Dead is what caused the zombie outbreak and the mystery might be solved…or not.</b><p><i>The</i> …

The Walking Dead

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15 Foods That Pack More Potassium Than a Banana

Potassium is a vital mineral and electrolyte for your body.<p>It helps maintain normal blood pressure, transports nutrients into your cells and supports …

Nutrition

Why Do Stars Twinkle?

All things considered, our atmosphere is pretty great. This blanket of nitrogen, oxygen and other gases keeps the world's temperature nice and …

Astronomy

5 Hard-to-Believe Yet Scientifically Proven Benefits of Owning a Dog

Many, many studies show just how much better off you are with a pooch than without one.<p>Do you have a dog? If you do, you're lucky. You probably know that living with a dog is more fun than living without one (at least most of the time). But you may not know that having a dog comes with amazing …

Pets

Here's What You Should Eat Post-Workout, According To A Nutrition Coach

While most of us understand the importance of fueling our body before working up a sweat, we don’t give much thought to what we put in our body after working out. Turns out, how we decide to refuel post-workout can directly impact our body composition, recovery and performance , says Jessica …

Nutrition

Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet

The omega-3 industry is in a twist. Again. Last week, Cochrane, an organisation that compiles and evaluates medical research for the general public, released a meta-analysis – a study of studies – to determine whether or not omega-3 pills, one of the world’s most popular dietary supplements, …

Southern Ocean

Today’s total lunar eclipse is the longest of the century

The full moon is set to glide through Earth’s shadow today to create a beautifully red total lunar eclipse for one hour and 43 minutes. This is the longest such eclipse of the young century.<p>Here in the United States, we’re on the wrong side of the world to see it locally. But thanks to Internet …

Lunar Eclipse

All 42 Tom Cruise movies, ranked from worst to best

That's 35 years of being Hollywood royalty!<p>And he's had that longevity at the top thanks to making some of the most memorable movies of all time over those three-plus decades.<p>"Top Gun," "Jerry Maguire," all the "Mission: Impossible" movies — not only does Cruise bring a unique intensity to every …

Paramount Pictures

14 Places Westworld Fans Should Definitely Visit

Westworld, HBO's hit television series, has captivated viewers around the world. Each week, the show invites fans on a journey through various theme …

Martial Arts

The Fantastic Beasts Trailer Reveals a MAJOR Plot Twist About Credence and Leta Lestrange

<i>Warning: if we're correct in our theory, the following contains major plot spoilers for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.</i><p>If J.K. Rowling and the folks behind the Wizarding world should know anything by now, it's that you can't give hardcore Harry Potter fans like us any hints. Give us an …

Fantastic Beasts

'Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald' calls for Trump's impeachment at SDCC panel

The cast of the upcoming “Harry Potter” spinoff “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” got political while promoting the film at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con by calling for the impeachment of President Trump.<p>The cast arrived at a film's panel, where they dropped a new trailer for the …

Fantastic Beasts

Our 17 Favorite Facial Mists at Every Price Point

If you’re a skeptic who refuses to spend money on a facial mist that “probably doesn’t do anything,” you need to read up. Not only do they actually …

Skin Care

What’s the Difference Between Dry and Liquid Measurements?

Both use cups and ounces to measure ingredients—but they don’t always mean the same thing.<p>Here’s a common cooking question—<i>how many ounces in a cup</i>? …

Recipes

Humans Are to Blame for Making Dogs So Bad at Handling Conflict

There's an evolutionary reason your pup doesn't play well with others.<p>Go to a dog park, and you’ll see how much humans have messed up canine society. …

Ancient Civilization

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Aquaman director says this is rival Marvel's most surprising achievement

Marvel has grossed nearly $7 billion at the domestic box office alone since launching its cinematic universe with 2008’s <i>Iron Man</i>, but there’s one …

Fallen Kingdom made a tragic connection to the original Jurassic Park you probably missed

If you've seen <i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i>, then you're no doubt familiar with its most heartbreaking moment, but you might not have realized just …

Jurassic Park