One of the least likely places you might think astronomers would learn about ancient supernovae is at the bottom of the ocean but scientists have done just that -- also dredging up a mystery. Continue reading →
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.
Eight new exoplanets have been discovered, two of which are nearly Earth-sized orbiting within their stars' habitable zones. Continue reading
Whales that live for two centuries are providing researchers with clues on how to extend the average human lifespan.
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.
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