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5 Tips for Loving Your Weekdays as Much as Your Weekends

Danielle Braff

Think Twice Before Letting Your Dog Lick Your Face

Kirstin Fawcett

Your canine's mouth teems with microorganisms that we, as humans, aren’t designed to battle.

What's the Difference Between Fuel and Propellant?


Drug-Dispensing Contact Lens Eases Glaucoma Symptoms

Jordan Rosenfeld

Two researchers at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Boston Children’s Hospital recently designed a contact lens that delivers medication directly to the eye.

You've Got To See Monday's Best 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, October 24.

9 Unexpected Reuses for Coffins

Allison C Meier

When it comes to recycling, why let cans and bottles have all the fun?

3-Mile-Deep Well in Iceland Will Harness Energy From Magma

Michele Debczak

The well will reach temperatures as hot as 1800°F.

Buy a McMansion Designed by Vanilla Ice

Shaunacy Ferro

And they'll throw in a boat for free.

The Foods Responsible for the Smelliest Farts

Jake Rossen

A quick primer on how to avoid detonating a social-life-obliterating fart bomb.

Human Noise Keeps Animals From Recognizing the Scent of Danger

Kate Horowitz

Dwarf mongooses exposed to traffic noise in an experiment failed to pick up on, and react to, predator cues.

11 Fun Halloween Projects (Beyond Jack O'Lanterns) You Can Do With Your Kids

Miss Cellania

There's a lot of fun to be had between carving the pumpkin and trick-or-treating!

Girl Scout Cookie Cereal Is Coming Next Year

Michele Debczak

Yes, you can eat cookies for breakfast.

Lady Meerkats Make More Testosterone Than Males

Kate Horowitz

Testosterone-fueled bad behavior is as common in meerkats as it is among other animals. But there’s one major difference: In meerkat society, scientists say, it’s the females doing the misbehaving.

14 Slimy Facts About 'Double Dare'

Jake Rossen

When your show is this disgusting, having your own on-set sewage system is a must.

Watch a Japanese Hand Plane Shave Wood Into Translucent Strips

Michele Debczak

The process creates layers thinner than a human hair.