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What does space smell like?
Spoiler: a lot of other planets smell like farts.
Everything you need to know about COVID booster shots
Whether boosters will be needed for the general population isn’t yet known.
Why most diets don’t work—and what to try instead
Taking the focus off weight loss may help your health in the long run.
Hurricane Sam will likely intensify rapidly this weekend
Another name is added to the long list of 2021 Atlantic storms.
3 wild ideas for how to stop a tornado
To stop a tornado, you first have to know how it's formed.
Spiciness isn’t a taste, and more burning facts about the mysterious sensation
There's a little bit of masochism involved.
Floating whirligig microchips could help us monitor nature without leaving a trace
Inspired by the seeds of maple trees, engineers have built a flying microchip.
Two-legged dinosaurs wagged their tails like giant, scaly puppies
Were they trying to save energy, or just happy to see you?
Can you really use foil to fireproof your house?
Get the facts before wrapping your home.
How glassblowers turn silica, soda ash, and lime into stunning works of art
The ancient craft may have a more sustainable future.