Compostable products are all the rage these days. But what happens to these items — including compostable straws and silverware — when they're thrown into a landfill instead of a compost heap?
Simply put, your body can't turn fat into muscle. And the reverse is also true: Your body can't turn muscle into fat, either. Here's why.
In 1977, the Explorers Club received an odd gift. Unable to attend a whaling exhibition, a couple sent a regrets note and a sperm whale foreskin, mounted and stuffed.
After bulls have finished their single fight, which just about always ends in their death, what happens to the animals? Do they end up on your dinner plate
The sugar industry may have downplayed studies showing that eating too much sugar can cause heart disease, and instead tried to place the blame on too much fat in the diet, a new study says.
Tom Ford thinks a lot about death, he recently told The Hollywood Reporter. And psychologists say that many of us do the same.
The proteins that sea anemones use to repair their feathery tentacles could also one day be used to fix damaged cells in a mammal's ear.
How did the Pentagon get its name? Well, that's a no-brainer. But how did the Department of Defense headquarters get its shape? That's a longer story.
Skydiver Luke Aikins became the first person to jump from a plane without a parachute or wingsuit this past weekend. How did the daredevil pull off such a heart-stopping stunt?
Here's what gives "asparagus pee" that sulfurous smell and why some people just can't detect the odor.
Freak-outs on the road can be considered a mental disorder, or at the very least, may stem from brain abnormalities.
People are more likely to survive cardiac arrest if they live below the third floor, a new study finds.
Pregnant male seahorses tend to develop embryos similarly to the way mammals do, new research shows.
The Sumatran rhino is now considered extinct in the wild in the Southeast Asian country of Malaysia, according to a new study.
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