That microwave popcorn smell has a history. And while some people love it, others say it smells like vomit or urine.
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.
Some would argue that there are no winners in warfare. But in some battles, the losses are more embarrassing than others.
Moon-based detritus includes leftover urine-collection kits, an olive branch and tons of robotic equipment from lunar probes.
During the so-called Super Blue Blood Moon lunar eclipse, the face of the moon will turn a brick-red hue. Here's why.
Human beings seem to be obsessed with the purity of water. But the reality is, totally pure water doesn't exist.
Early European settlers in North America used "bison" and "buffalo" interchangeably, and the name "buffalo," though scientifically inaccurate, stuck.
Touted as a promising alternative energy source for decades, solar panels crown rooftops and roadside signs, and help keep spacecraft powered. But how do solar panels work?
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