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Jan 20, 2015 06:10 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
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 →
Jan 20, 2015 07:43 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
A boy who wrote a best-selling book about visiting heaven has admitted the story is false. Here's why it was widely believed.
Jan 12, 2015 09:50 AM ET // Benjamin Radford
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.
Jan 7, 2015 12:00 PM ET
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.
Jan 6, 2015 01:15 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Eight new exoplanets have been discovered, two of which are nearly Earth-sized orbiting within their stars' habitable zones. Continue reading
Jan 5, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Whales that live for two centuries are providing researchers with clues on how to extend the average human lifespan.
Jan 1, 2015 05:00 AM ET
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!
Dec 30, 2014 04:50 AM ET
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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