Featured by Rachel Feltman
The U.S. is barring foreign nationals who’ve traveled to China, due to Wuhan virus. Experts disagree.
Travel bans are not always as useful as they sound.
The Doomsday Clock is now closer to midnight than ever before
Just 100 seconds to midnight.
The Wuhan coronavirus has officially hit the US—but don’t panic
At least for now, officials think the virus doesn’t pose a huge threat.
We really don’t know when Betelgeuse is going to explode
But when it does, it’s going to look spectacular (once it finally reaches our eyes).
Weird science stories to help you avoid holiday drama
Make some evasive conversational maneuvers with these strange facts.
Get to know the very charismatic penis fish invading a California beach
They shoot jets of water out of their butts to toss their poop into the air.
Gifts for people with a lot of hair
No present is better than beautiful hair.
Gifts to save the planet
Give the year a proper send-off by doing some good.
How to cook a turkey that actually tastes good
Keep your bird from being sad and dry.
What the heck is a bomb cyclone?
And just how bad is it?