Shooting stars: a look at the world’s speediest jet aircraft

Some of these planes fly so high they break off rivets.

What is hyaluronic acid

Let’s take a look at this pretty unique substance which permeates our bodies.

The tallest tree in the world is higher than the Statue of Liberty

California’s redwood forest has the tallest trees in the world. Let’s see why.

Zooming in on the cell– what makes animals and plants different?

There are a few key differences!

The amazing Lyrebird can not only mimic other birds, but also chainsaws, theme songs, and car alarms — anything, basically

Meet the incredible lyrebird from Australia. And you thought parrots were cool….

Where did the “Seven Seas” come from?

It’s a surprisingly-old story.

Why India and Pakistan keep fighting over Kashmir — the history of the Kashmir conflict

It’s one of the world’s largest running conflicts. But why is it happening?

How much water should you really drink a day?

The best advice is to listen to your body.

A brief look at how the idea of elevators came up

They really are an underappreciated invention — it took a lot of work!

Is the universe infinite?

Wrap your mind around this…

Is Coffee good or bad? A critical view on the science behind it

Evidence points to the fact that coffee does more good than harm, indicating that it can be part of a healthful diet.

Five ways to manage hangovers that anybody can apply

They all boil down to “treat yo’ body right”.

The “pins and needles” feeling explained

Ever wonder why your foot sometimes falls asleep?

What causes the seasons?

It’s all in the tilt.

Rock-solid geology puns that will have you erupting in laughter

They’re the schist.

What is gluten intolerance, and what are its symptoms?

Most of them have to do with your belly — but not all.

Why are there mammals that lay eggs?

Nature always finds a way.

Can you raise your IQ score?

Paradoxically, that wouldn’t make you smarter.

A look at how the world invented pizza

Grab a slice!

What is the highest IQ in the world (and should you actually care?)

A high IQ is a nice head start — but it’s far from telling the whole story.