You may notice in a mirror that words are backwards in the reflection, but it's actually more than words that are reversed; it's everything!
Why are letters reversed in a mirror? Try this experiment with pen and paper.
Toadfish do look a bit like toads. They have a large mouth and eyes toward the top of their heads.
Doctors are not washing their hands...
If you think the Clones on Star Wars were a threat, just wait until you hear about Asian clams.
Got tooth decay? You are not alone.
Are you a picky eater? Is it just pickiness, or do those foods actually taste different to some people?
Psychologists have observed that most people are reluctant to try unfamiliar foods. Why?
What keeps penguin's feet from freezing? Penguins' feet don't freeze because of the blood circulating in them.
Have you ever heard that too much stress causes stomach ulcers?
Dr. Brian Wansink of the University of Illinois Food & Brand Lab studied how people make decisions in stores.
Often problems, whether in math, science, or daily life, are hard to solve because we're not asking the right questions.
There's science behind the perfect whipped cream recipe!
What do you think, is shelf fungus the tree's friend or foe?
Reading ads for antioxidant supplements, you'd think you'd found the fountain of youth. What are antioxidants and how do they work?
As this watery sweat rinses your skin, it cools the body by evaporation--and even performs a community service by rinsing away potentially stinky bacteria!
There's an interesting effect we can sometimes see regarding the moon. It happens when only a tiny sliver is visible shining on one side.
Scientists analyzing ancient lake mud think that the success and development of the Inca empire was partially due to llama dung.
Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.