Some animals are so out of this world that their discovery can be a bit difficult to wrap our heads around. Though it may seem like mermaids and dragons are tall tales to us,..
The Skin of the World’s Fastest Shark Could Be Used in Aviation
The United States Army has provided a fund for research on the skin of the mako shark to help build faster aircraft. Mako sharks, considered as the world’s fastest sharks..
Interesting Facts You Might Not Know About Giraffes
Giraffes are the tallest land animals we have roaming our beautiful earth, with adult giraffes standing up to 20 feet or 6 meters tall. While their exceptional height is..
Grass Eating: Should You Be Worried?
It's a common sight for most dog-owners—as we see our furry friend chowing down on the nearest clump of grass, happy as can be. While it may be a startling sight, dogs..
The Reason You Should Save Your Pasta Water isn’t Why You Think
While you may be familiar with adding a splash of pasta water to the sauce, there are less common reasons to save that pasta water too.
Why You Should Add Stinging Nettle to Your Diet
Stinging nettle sounds like something you'd run from, not a vibrant green herb that contains plenty of nutrients.
What Do Your Cat’s Noises Mean?
When a cat makes any type of sound, it's because they're trying to communicate something and a lot of these times.
Here are Some Incredible Science Accounts on Instagram You Can Follow to Celebrate Science
Science is everywhere. It affects us daily—individually and collectively, as a family, as a society, and as citizens of Earth.
Birds Can See More Colors Than We Realize
Many people know that dogs are colorblind. Fewer people know that horses are colorblind as well. But have you ever wondered how birds see the world? When talking about a..
Why Should You Eat More Radishes?
Besides being the cutest darn vegetables in the produce aisle, radishes offer a range of benefits that earn them a spot in your kitchen lineup.
Ancient Egypt’s Most Interesting Discoveries We Know about the Pyramids
Ancient Egypt may be long gone, but excavations of Egypt's ancient sites have continued steadily since the early 20th century.
Dare to Dream: Why Octopuses Change Colors in Their Sleep
A new study shows that octopuses have two different stages of sleep. Does that mean that just like us, they dream?
Inside the Oyster: How Pearls Are Formed
When you think about pearls, you usually imagine little white spheres strung on a necklace. But what do you really know about those beautiful gems? Take a look at these fun..
How Different Animals Behave During a Solar Eclipse
Animals react differently to solar eclipses depending on their situation. How do these creatures react when the world turns dark?
Increase Your Dopamine Levels in 4 Simple Steps
Having dopamine is key to satisfaction with life. Here are tips on how to increase your dopamine levels.
What Is an Astronomical Clock and How Does It Work?
More than 600 years ago, on October 9th, 1410, a special clock started ticking in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. This astronomical clock is set on the western wall..