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How a Nobel Prize winner spread the vitamin C myth
Linus Pauling was a genius. He also spread a pervasive myth that's lasted for decades.
Tonight’s pink supermoon may surprise you
Explaining the latest lunar event.
Local honey might help your allergies—but only if you believe it will
Eating allergens seems like it should reduce sneezes. In practice? Not so much.
Is red meat healthy?
Giving up red meat has more health challenges than you might think.
13 spooky science stories to celebrate Friday the 13th
Facts can be way scarier than fiction.
Weird science stories to help you avoid holiday drama
Make some evasive conversational maneuvers with these strange facts.
Swimming pools are full of poop, but they probably won’t make you sick
They're still gross, though.
All the ways daylight saving time screws with you
When entire countries lose an hour of sleep simultaneously, bad things happen.
9 jaw-dropping facts about naked mole rats to celebrate the bloody ascent of their new queen
Long may she reign.
Ancient space crystals may prove the sun threw heated tantrums as a tot
You can learn a lot from 4.5-billion-year-old rocks.