Social media is making mass surveillance easier than ever — and we’re just embracing it

Sharing your location with third party apps? Well then… I’ve got some news.

How hot is a sauna, and other steamy facts

There’s a big difference between wet saunas and dry saunas.

Don’t like to wake up to your alarm clock? Try this gentle birdsong app from Carnegie Museum

Sweeten those nasty mornings with a charming wake-up call.

Lioness mother spotted breastfeeding baby leopard — an absolute first

Unfortunately, despite this touching moment, the odds aren’t stacked in favor of the tiny leopard.

People aren’t sticking to their prescription, and that’s a big problem

Every year thousands of people mistakenly take or receive the wrong medication and millions more don’t take their medication as prescribed.

“Clean coal is a lie,” coal CEO admits

It’s not news that clean coal doesn’t exist — the news is that execs are admitting it.

Behemoth iceberg, one of the largest on record, breaks loose from Antarctica

It’s one of the largest calvings on record.

Our sense of smell might be connected to our extra pounds — in more ways than one

Not smelling food makes your body burn more calories, researchers suggest.

Six simple ways to reduce food waste and make a sustainable difference

Here are some clever tips to help you stop wasting food.

Study documents accelerated climate change in Spanish mountains

Yet another piece of definitive evidence in the case of climate change.

Over 100 years ago, this telephone tower in Stockholm connected 5,000 telephone lines

Rare historical photos of a mind-bending telephone line hub.

Coconut oil might be as bad as butter or lard, new guidelines suggest

It’s all about having a balanced diet.

All-new, natural microbeads could be the future of cosmetics

Science may come up with a brilliant solution — but in the meantime, it’s important to avoid microbeads.

Paleontologists find the oldest mushroom fossil

It’s the first mineralized mushroom fossil we’ve ever found.

Doctors urge women to not put wasp nests in their vaginas

Yes, I too sometimes fear the world is going to hell.

Fact checking Donald Trump’s speech — most is simply wrong, some is only misleading

Fact-checking Trump should be a full-time job.

Climate change will ruin Hawaii, new study finds

America’s favorite travel destination, Hawaii, is in for some nasty times.

8 simple tips to help you become a vegetarian

It can be simple and fun!

Lack of sleep makes your brain start eating itself

Yikes! I’m off to bed.

Scientists find another reason why declawing your cats is not OK

Cats become more aggressive and exhibit other abnormal behavior such as urination outside the litter box.