A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
A viral news story claiming that an all-girls high school digitally altered their students' yearbook photos to make them thinner isn't quite accurate.
It may be harder to smile, muscle-wise, than it is to frown, but smiling (even fake-smiling!) can help you to find things funnier and make you happier. Trace turns his frown upside down to recount some studies that have reached this sunny conclusion.
You know the drill: You make your New Year's resolutions and THIS time you're actually going to stick to them! Flash forward one week, if you're lucky, and those resolutions have gone down the drain. Catie Wayne is here to help make that not happen!
According to the Happy Planet Index (HPI), Costa Rica tops all countries on the planet in terms of, well, happiness. But it turns out there's more to the HPI's derivation than just counting smiley faces. Tara explains.
Each year people worldwide buy pre-cut, or cut down themselves, a Christmas tree. To the tune of about 33 million trees in the United States alone. Does all of this tree lopping hurt the environment? We sort through the stats to find an answer.
There are several ideas to explain the origin of life on Earth. A new one is so elegant and simple that it might change our whole perception of life. What if life is something matter just does, under the right conditions? Julian explains.
A Canadian toddler has died from an infection that could have been easily treated. Continue reading →
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