Most spicy food lovers don't need to look at some scientific study to be convinced to pile on the hot sauce.
Curious Facts About Octopuses
Octopuses, those whip-smart but bizarre cephalopods, and seem to embody everything creepy and mysterious about the sea.
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.
Eating the Same Breakfast Every Day Might Benefit You
Stress around breakfast — famously "the most important meal of the day" — isn't necessarily the best way to start.
Hummingbirds See Colors We Can’t Even Imagine
Scientists have reported that Hummingbirds can see an impressive array of colors that are invisible to the human eye. In a sequence of experiments involving sugar water and..
Cats May Recognize Their Own Names According to Science
Whether it be due to practical reasons, or actual recognition, it's now pretty clear that cars are familiar with their names.
Medical Conditions That Dogs Can Sniff Out
Dogs are renowned for their sharp sense of smell. Dogs have about 220 million scent receptors than our 5 million, so they can smell things that seem baffling to us. They can..
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..
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.
The Amazing Health Benefits of Eating Ginger
This humble root has far more to offer than merely reducing bloating and nausea. It can not only help your body protect itself.
Trees Use Forest-Wide Communication Networks
Humans aren't the only organisms who need to communicate in order to thrive. Sure, animals and insects communicate with each other in different ways, but did you know that..
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.
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..
What Blood Types Do Mosquitoes Prefer?
Mosquitoes probably like us more than we like them. But have you ever considered the possibility that those little buzzing pests could be playing favorites, opting for some of..
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..
Mega Stars’ Less Famous Siblings Part 2
Being the sibling of someone famous comes with many perks. Sometimes it even means that they'll ensure you make it in Hollywood yourself. If you thought you've seen them all,..