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That beer after your workout probably isn’t helping you
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Everything you think you know about bald eagles is wrong
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Even the clothes you donate probably end up in a landfill
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Your smart speakers are listening to you. Here’s how to delete their recordings.
Get your phone’s AI assistant to actually assist you
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Ernest Hemingway’s Florida home is ready to withstand its 168th hurricane season
Spiders are secretly great roommates
Stop popping your pimples
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Octopuses are not aliens, but boy are they a bunch of beautiful weirdos
The world agreed to ban this ozone killer years ago—but it looks like someone is making more
These animals spend their whole lives waiting to have sex, and then they die
A few simple habits can tack some extra years onto your lifespan
A pet’s death can hurt more than losing a fellow human
Researchers think 9/11 gave first responders cancer—but proving it will be nearly impossible
Anyone can compost their food waste (and everyone should)
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Saving pollinators is about more than just honeybees
Seeing your phone’s screen while wearing sunglasses just takes one quick trick
Everything you never wanted to know about artificial sweeteners
If your genes put you at risk of heart disease, exercise might be able to help
Intermittent fasting can help you lose weight. But can it make you live longer?
Air pollution might be the new lead
Here’s a great excuse to stop mowing your lawn
Scientists found a ‘new organ,’ but it might not be what you’re expecting
What are the smartest animals in the world, and how do we know?
Learn how to take a nap because they’re really beneficial
They don’t make baby poop like they did in 1926, that’s for sure. Here’s why scientists care.
Cow poop could help us make clean(er) energy
An exhaustive account of how the flu destroys your body
Not all dogs eat poop, but the ones that do like it fresh
Millions of Americans can’t stay home with the flu, so it spreads
We suck at recycling straws—so maybe we should ban them
Got a good feeling about someone? You probably just like the way they look.
The world’s strongest athletes aren’t shredded and for good reason
E-cigarettes could help you quit smoking—and help your kids start
Your weight affects how long you live—but it’s extremely complicated
This tiny shark eats grass and it’s doing just fine
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How to prepare your home for winter
Five animals that do our dirty work for us
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Gun research could save lives, but America won’t fund it