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Your Dog's Interest in You Might Be Genetic

Kate Horowitz

Beagles who sought out human interaction in a laboratory study showed more activation in certain genomic regions.

What Does 'Healthy' Mean to You? The FDA Wants to Know

Jake Rossen

And they want your advice.

Who's the Chattiest Supporting Character on 'The Simpsons'?

Jake Rossen

Mr. Burns is an airtime hog. Excellent.

Man Makes Adorable Tiny Pancakes for Adorable Tiny Kitten

Shaunacy Ferro

When his girlfriend went out of town, Chase Stout had brunch with their kitten, Mr. Wilson.

5 Ways to Zap Your Stress About Money

Danielle Braff

Squash your money woes and get yourself on financial track.

5 Unscientific Predictors of the Presidential Race

Stacy Conradt

Sure, you could use polls to predict the outcome of the presidential election, but these stats are much more fun.

Sweat Equity: How Tae Bo Conquered the Fitness World

Jake Rossen

Billy Blanks wanted to call it Karobics, but the name was already taken.

Study Highlights Why Some Gut Probiotics Are More Effective Than Others

Shaunacy Ferro

Selecting the right bacterial strain for the gut environment can make a major difference in whether or not the probiotic can make an impact on the microbiome.

George Takei Donates Art and 'Star Trek' Memorabilia to L.A. Museum

Michele Debczak

Trekkies have a new reason to make a pilgrimage to L.A.

Don't Miss Thursday's Amazing Amazon Deals

Smart Shopping Team

As a recurring feature, our team combs the Web and shares some amazing Amazon deals we’ve turned up. Here’s what caught our eye today, September 29.

New Study May Explain How Zika Virus Causes Microcephaly

Kate Horowitz

Experts say the findings may lead to potential treatments down the road.

11 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Aquariums

Mark Mancini

On any given day, aquarium employees might be asked to swim with sharks, train sea lions, or poke a gassy sea horse.

A Bumble Bee May Soon Be Added to the Endangered Species List

Jake Rossen

The fruit-pollinating bumble bee might become the first bee to be granted federal protection.

Name That James (or Jim)

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The Origin of the Word 'Slang' Has Been Found

Arika Okrent

Let me put this right up front. The headline to this post is slightly misleading, but not dishonest.

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