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Why 10,000 steps a day isn’t the secret to better health
This epidemiologist proved 10,000 steps is a lie.
This maze has three solutions. Can you solve them all?
Give your brain a wee workout with this puzzle.
Lefties aren’t as weird as you might think
When and why did humans choose right handedness as the more popular trait? William Hopkins wants to know.
What did the universe look like just after the big bang?
The original 'gram, as described by astronomer Chuck Bennett.
Sometimes being a scientist means feeding bed bugs your own blood
Bed bugs raised in a lab get hungry, too.
Why your body looks so weird
From our ears to our toes, here’s why our bodies turned out the way they did.
What if you could design the perfect child?
A science-fiction take on the future of CRISPR and embro editing.
The 160-year-old reason you’re obsessed with your lawn
Frederick Law Olmstead aimed to bring nature to suburban doorsteps. Instead he helped create a dead zone for wildlife.
Polaroid photos still work on old-school chemicals and engineering
Don’t shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it.
How the world’s most expensive trading cards get authenticated
It takes good lighting and lots of experience, Joe Orlando style.