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  1. science!
    Trump Thinks the Moon Is Part of MarsToday’s declaration from POTUS is brought to you by “Science!”
  2. sweet dreams
    What Do Dogs Dream About?A quick look into the science of canine sleep.
  3. the truth is out there
    So You’ve Decided You Care About AliensA reading primer on UFOs, which the New York Times says are real.
  4. science
    New Report: Energy Drinks Still Pretty Bad for YouA study released this week indicates that the sugary, caffeinated drinks alter heart activity and raise blood pressure.
  5. oops maybe try another planet
    Alien Sightings Overshadowed by 3-Day WeekendWhat more do the extraterrestrials have to do to get our attention??
  6. vulture lists
    The 18 Smartest Big Bang Theory EpisodesWith Sheldon and Amy likely to win a Nobel Prize in tonight’s finale, we revisit the show’s finest scientific moments.
  7. science
    The Average Person Only Gossips … 52 Minutes a Day?And most of it’s not even mean, or at the very least, interesting.
  8. swellness
    I Tried a $500 Sound-Therapy MachineMusic can relax the brain, but what about droning alien voices?
  9. under the sea
    Bow to Your ‘Beautiful Nightmare’ Crab QueenShe’s the platypus of the crab kingdom.
  10. tv
    New Study Finds Both Conservatives and Liberals Like BonesAnd everyone’s hate-watching Pawn Stars, apparently.
  11. science
    Do We Need to Worry About Pig Zombies?Scientists have revived cells from the brains of dead pigs.
  12. the science corner
    7 Nobel Laureates on Whether TBBT’s Sheldon and Amy Should Win the Physics PrizeAs the show’s duo continues to struggle for Nobel recognition, we had to ask the physicists who know best.
  13. black hole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Here’s Another Image of a Black HoleIt doesn’t inspire nearly as much wonder as the first one.
  14. black hole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    The First-Ever Photo of a Black Hole Has ArrivedHere’s how to share it with friends.
  15. science
    These Bones Belong to a New Species of Ancient HumanHomo sapiens, meet Homo luzonensis.
  16. black hole!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    What Do We Want From the Black Hole?Do we want to do it — or be done in by it?
  17. space
    This Is the First-Ever Picture of a Black HoleWhoa.
  18. fear
    Hiding Out in the Wikipedia Page of a Horror MovieExperts weigh in on your habit of reading plot summaries instead of actually watching.
  19. science of us
    Are Calories Pointless?Fish calories are different than donut calories, and now maybe someone will explain why.
  20. horror stories
    Turns Out Cotton Swabs Can Potentially Kill YouA man developed a potentially deadly skull infection after a bit of cotton got stuck in his ear.
  21. help me i'm feeling
    The Dead Mars Rover Was a Springsteen FanA NASA scientists shares some of the Opportunity rover’s favorite tunes.
  22. nasa
    This Dead Robot Taught Me How to FeelNASA’s final message to Mars rover Opportunity was too much to bear.
  23. bird crime
    Wow, I Hate This Bird Box Sequel IdeaA species called “great tits” (!!) has been killing and eating the brains of fellow birds.
  24. space
    Look at This Giant Martian Skating RinkDid you know that aliens love to skate?
  25. climate change
    We’re Destroying the Climate Even Faster Than We’d ThoughtGlobal carbon emissions were supposed to be plateauing. In 2018, they took off like “a speeding freight train,” a new report finds.
  26. dogs
    Women, Sleep With Your DogsA new study claims that for women, dogs are better sleep partners than humans.
  27. animals
    Unicorns Were Real, But Climate Change Killed ThemThey also lived alongside humans, per a new scientific study.
  28. science
    Get Ready for ‘Easy-Peel’ AvocadosNo more unsightly hand gashes!
  29. environment
    Moringas Are Very Good TreesAlmost the entire moringa tree is edible (and it’s a “superfood”), it makes a great soap, and it thrives in the grim climates of the future.
  30. good ideas
    Scientists Discover Female Termite Colony that ‘Discarded’ All MalesMales have been ‘discarded’ from a society in which they formerly played an active role — interesting.
  31. neuroscience
    When Octopuses Roll on Molly, They Get Happy and Cuddly Just Like UsTheir behavior on the drug could provide insight on the workings of the human brain, and potentially help treat anxiety disorders.
  32. space
    Pluto Actually Is a Planet Say Scientists Who’ve Clearly Been Getting My LettersJustice for Pluto!!
  33. women in science
    Scientist Wins $3 Million Prize, Years After Man Won the Nobel for Her DiscoveryJocelyn Bell Burnell discovered pulsars — but her male supervisor won the Nobel for it.
  34. psychology
    Goats Like It When You Smile at Them, Extremely Heartwarming Study Says“Goats can distinguish between happy and angry images of the same person.”
  35. big hair
    Living Proof Created a Customizable Hair SprayIt’s called Bodybuilder.
  36. space
    Bad News: Today’s Blood Moon Isn’t a Sign of the End of the WorldLooks like we’re going to have to live another day, sigh.
  37. shell hell
    Creepy Turtle Researcher Stripped of Turtle Award He Should Never Have ReceivedHe included a few revealing photos of women in a turtle presentation.
  38. The EPA Is Hiding Proof That a Widely Used Chemical Causes Leukemia: ReportTrump appointees are (reportedly) refusing to release a blockbuster EPA report — because industry lobbyists asked them not to.
  39. babies!
    Sorry But I Don’t Find This Newborn Planet Very CuteNo offense.
  40. GOP Senators: Climate-Change Education Program Is Propaganda, Not ScienceFour senators want an investigation into the National Science Foundation for funding a nonprofit that educates meteorologists on climate change.
  41. studies
    New Study Reveals Exactly How Much the 2016 Election Ruined ThanksgivingA “creepy” new report shows that postelection dinners were much shorter than usual.
  42. the national interest
    GOP Congressman: Rising Sea Level Caused by More Dirt on Ocean FloorA bold new scientific theory by Rep. Mo Brooks catches a scientist off guard at a congressional hearing.
  43. science!
    This Artist Used Science to Replicate the Scent of PeopleShe processes the scent of your clothes.
  44. GOP Leader: Pruitt Has Some Explaining to DoAs Republican support for the EPA director wanes, Scott Pruitt takes out his frustration on environmental science.
  45. women in stem
    Study Finds Women Who Were Into The X-Files Are More Likely to Work in STEMIt’s “the Scully Effect.”
  46. science!
    Sorry, Bathroom Hand Dryers May Actually Make Your Hands DirtierFecal bacteria everywhere!
  47. science
    Ancient Crustaceans Died Out Because of Their Massive Male GenitalsAccording to the first study to link “sexual selection with actual extinction.”
  48. nature is beautiful
    Finally, XXX Deep-Sea Anglerfish Porn Is HereScientists have captured video of the species mating for the very first time.
  49. science!
    This Rare and Majestic Natural Phenomenon Is Named … ’Steve’A new aurora has been discovered.
  50. pollution
    Very Alarming Study Finds Microplastics in 93 Percent of Bottled WaterResearchers fished particles out of 11 top worldwide brands.
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