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Give your brain a break with these swirling bird and fish patterns
Creatures of the sky and sea can conspire to form mesmerizing displays of synchronicity.
5 reasons you can’t sleep
We face many obstacles in our search for shut-eye, from bad beds to faulty genes. Fortunately, wrapping our heads around what keeps us awake can help us catch those z’s.
5 graphs that reveal how Americans spend their free time
Money is a major factor.
This is the most soothing sound in the world
The Humming Project documents the emotion behind a simple, universal tone.
How nature has taken over Chernobyl
Since humans abandoned the area, nature has reclaimed the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
Can music help animals relax?
There's no telling what songs our furry friends want to hear.
For veterans with PTSD, tinnitus can be unbearable. This scientist is finding ways to soothe them.
What can silence a ringing ear?
This Colorado community fought to save its darkness—and all that relies on it to thrive
They found the dimmer switch.
Why is watching Bob Ross paint so dang soothing? We decided to investigate.
A somewhat scientific breakdown of how the prolific painter achieved his zen.
Stress can literally kill you. Here’s how.
Tough times can take a real toll on your body.