• How We Know NASA Didn't Fake Neil Armstrong's First Steps

    Is footage of Neil Armstrong taking the first steps on the Moon fake? Nope. NASA's just really good at things.

    Vintage Space

  • Does Sparkling Water Ruin Your Teeth?

    Studies have shown that carbonated water- also known as sparkling water- can be dangerous to your teeth, but why?


  • What Is Somaliland And Should It Be Its Own Country?

    Somaliland, a region in Africa, is fighting to be recognized as a sovereign nation. So what's stopping it from becoming its own country?

    TestTube News

  • LITERATURE: Leo Tolstoy

    Leo Tolstoy was one of the greatest novelists who ever lived - in part because he understood himself so well.

    The School of Life

  • No Ducks in This Down!

    Dr. North investigates Polartec's high tech synthetic down at San Francisco based clothing company Triple Aught Design. 

    In The Making

  • Check Out NASA's Beautiful Model of the Sun's Magnetic Fields

    Although we cannot see the sun's magnetic fields, they are vital to our understanding of the solar system

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  • Why Did Our Toes Evolve To Look So Weird?

    What evolution has to say about the little baby toe -- do they even serve a purpose?


  • When Can You Be Stripped Of Your Citizenship?

    Citizenship revocation is extremely rare and reserved for the most serious offenses. So when can a country revoke your citizenship?

    TestTube News

  • The Most Powerful Number Puzzle

    Allison returns to reprise her role as a most formidable guest, but Brian has the ultimate caret on a stick.

    Scam School

  • Sally Ride Reflects On Being The First Woman In Space

    Sally Ride made history and is an icon for space enthusiasts -- but some of the hardest challenges she faced were here on the ground

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