Does drinking chamomile tea actually make people sleepy?
Life's Little Mysteries answers fascinating questions about the world around you and the stuff in it, from things in the news and on your mind to crazy questions you didn't even know you had.
The relationship between arm movements and gaits could help explain how arm proportions evolved in the human family tree.
As any lobster connoisseur knows, this crustacean turns bright red when it's heated. Why does this dramatic color transformation happen?
Beneath the Arctic lie billions of barrels of oil. But as the international energy race intensifies, we wonder, how did all that oil get there in the first place?
If you nibble on a mint leaf, you might notice that it makes your mouth feel cool. That's because mint, much like chili peppers, is a biochemical success story — for plants, at least.
Contrary to the common surfing myth, if you see sharks, there are probably dolphins nearby, experts say.
Humans did not evolve from apes, gorillas or chimps. We share a common ancestor and have followed different evolutionary paths.
Was the planet ever as hot as it is today, when every month the globe seems to be breaking one high-temperature record after another?
If you look around space, you'll notice a lot of things — the planets, stars, moons, even the galaxy itself — have one thing in common: they're spinning. So, is the universe spinning, too?
Albert Einstein was famous for many things, but his greatest brainchild is the theory of relativity. It forever changed our understanding of space and time.
Some people can sit outside all summer long and not suffer from mosquito bites. Others turn into an itchy mess despite bathing in DEET and never leaving the purple glow of the bug zapper. What gives?
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