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How Your Nose Got Its Shape (It’s Not Just DNA)

You might have the same narrow nose as your mom, but new research has discovered that there's more to nose...

Science Says We Look So Much Like Our Names, Strangers Could Guess Them

A new study shows that your moniker can actually influence your mug. And you thought it was just a coincidence!

Can You Guess What These Eyes Are Saying? (Hint: Science Can Tell You)

New research reveals that when it comes to conveying complex emotional states, it's all about the eyes.

The Number-One Reason Why You Should Never Sip From Straws (And It Has Nothing to Do with Lip Lines)

Before you mindlessly stick a straw in your iced tea, consider that single-use plastics are having a devastating impact on...

Sorry, Selfie Lovers. Science Has Bad News for You.

Think the world loves your selfies as much as you do? Not exactly.

Quiz: Do You Understand These 15 Tricky Words From ‘Hamilton’?

This quiz will tell you whether you're smart enough to see 'Hamilton.'

Why Does Asparagus Make Your Pee Smell Funky?

Ever enjoyed feasting on spears of crisp-tender asparagus and then noticed a strange odor when you pee? Numerous studies have...

10 Ways to Recover After Making a Bad First Impression

Bad first impressions are a fact of life. The good news is, with hard work and consistency, you can recover...

16 Little-Known Secrets Behind Olympic Medals

What gold medals are really made of, how much they're worth at McDonald's, why Irish painters used to win them,...

9 Things You Didn’t Know About the First Mother, Eve

We don’t know a whole lot about Eve. We don’t know exactly how many children she had nor at what...

6 Crazy, Colorful Facts About Rainbows

Spoiler alert: There's no pot of gold at the end of this article. Your consolation prize? This information about one...

Why Do Baseball Managers Wear Uniforms? 4 Pressing Baseball Questions You’ve Always Had

Vitally important answers to those baseball questions you've never asked.

5 Bizarre Crime Scene Professions You Haven’t Heard Of Before

From botany to optometry, there's a lot more ways to catch a criminal than you think.

What You Need to Know About Tornadoes

Why do some thunderstorms spawn deadly columns of wind while others simply leave us drenched?

This Is Why Golf Balls Have Dimples

The dimples on a golf ball serve a greater purpose than just making it look cute—no ifs, ands, or putts.

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100 History Trivia Questions That Will Test Your Smarts

Think you know a thing or two about the past? Put your smarts to the test with these history trivia...

Here’s Why Escalators Have Brushes

Contrary to popular belief, escalator brushes are not actually for cleaning your shoes.

Here’s Why Women’s and Men’s Shirts Button on Different Sides

Women's shirts have buttons on the left, while men's have them on the right. But it's not about which hand...