Human beings seem to be obsessed with the purity of water. But the reality is, totally pure water doesn't exist.
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.
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?
How do intercontinental ballistic missiles — including the one North Korea launched Tuesday (Nov. 28) that flew more than 10 times higher than the International Space Station — work?
You may have heard people describe themselves as strictly "right-brained" or "left-brained," but what exactly does that mean?
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.
Between verbal jokes, slapstick comedy and tickling, there are numerous reasons we laugh. But are humans the only species with a sense of humor?
What would happen if you played tug-of-war in outer space? Would you be able to stand and pull with all your might, as you would on Earth, or would something entirely different happen?
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