Clowns are usually brightly-colored, goofy, raucous characters designed to be the life of any party. However, it’s no secret that they’re not universally adored. In fact, some people find clowns...
You may have heard that dogs age differently than humans. But is it true? Get the facts on your pooch without having that ever-awkward “so… how old are you really?” conversation.
Yeah, your sleeping pattern gets screwy when you fly to different time zones. But what are the symptoms of jet lag? What causes it? And how can you remedy it?
Were you burned the last time someone flushed the toilet while you were showering? It's a simple plumbing fix.
In case you ever get stranded in the wild without an obvious source of fresh water, here are a few things you can do to collect some.
The gunk builds up at the inner corners of our eyes is residue of the stuff the coats and protects our eyeballs all the time. Learn what it’s made of and why it turns to sand overnight.
Every morning we wake up with bad breath. What does bacteria and a lack of saliva have to do with it?
It’s no secret that some animal species are highly intelligent – but do they also “get” jokes? Can they laugh? Are laughter and intelligence even related?
There’s a big difference between running for President and actually winning the election. So how much money will you need to have a decent shot at being Commander-in-Chief?
Astronauts left over a hundred items on the moon's surface. But are today's telescopes powerful enough to see what's there?
Space without a suit? You’ll probably die from the lack of pressure in a vacuum. But other extreme hazards won’t help either.
Dressing up to feel powerful may have been a fashion fad of the 1980s, but do we still think differently if we wear formal clothes?
It’s good hygiene to wash your hands after touching shared bathroom surfaces. But bars of soap are a shared surface. Does soap really help get you clean?
Some hair dyes are basically fine-grained paint. But dyes that stick with you for more than a couple weeks physically and chemically change each hair. Learn how with Christian Sager.
Tattoo machines (sometimes called guns) haven’t changed much since the 1890s because they’re such elegant devices. Tune in to learn how the most common types work.
What makes a planet ideal for sustaining life?
The short answer is “no.” Tune in to learn how long it really takes, plus how nuclear weapons led scientists to the solution.
Scientists have found evidence that plants have senses, memories, and can even communicate with each other. But does this mean they're conscious?
Christian explains the difference between common types of milk, looking at calories, fat and the rest of their composition.
Tinnitus is what makes your ears ring after a loud noise. And it's really annoying.