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Feb 20, 2015 08:47 AM ET
Ever since its founding in 1954 by science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology has confused people about what it really is. Is it a religion? A cult? A commercial enterprise? Julia Wilde explains more about Scientology and its adherents.
Feb 19, 2015 11:50 AM ET // AFP
China's coming lunar new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one.
Dec 26, 2014 03:00 AM ET
A new study hypothesizes that we derive health benefits from just staring at a comfy fire, or even video of a comfy fire! Trace explains why a toasty hearth might make a dent in your blood pressure.
Dec 30, 2014 08:35 AM ET // Discovery News
From nut rage to free-music foibles to hacked emails, we recall the troubles of some of 2014's high-profile, and deeply apologetic, people.
Nov 18, 2014 12:30 PM ET // Annalee Newitz, iO9
Roughly 9,000 years ago, humans had mastered farming to the point where food was plentiful. Then, abruptly, these proto-cities were abandoned for millennia.
May 22, 2014 11:25 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Which state is most curious about ferrets? A real-estate site has found the answer.
Mar 13, 2014 09:36 AM ET // AFP
The guru's followers says he tells them during meditation that he will return, so they're keeping his body.
Aug 23, 2013 06:00 AM ET // Glenn McDonald
The U.K. sci-fi comedy 'The World's End' draws from a long tradition of social science fiction.
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