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5 Scientific Ways Your Senses Rule Your Love Life

Shaunacy Ferro

You may not even realize how much your sense of smell or taste is influencing who you fall in love with.

How Your Office's Social Culture Can Affect Your Health

Gwendolyn Purdom

New research shows just how important it is to get along with your coworkers.

Watch Tesla’s Fully-Autonomous Vehicle in Action

Michele Debczak

From now on every Tesla will include self-driving hardware.

Scrotum Frogs Near Lake Titicaca Die Off in Alarming Numbers

Michele Debczak

Scientists are still unsure of the cause.

11 Secrets of Wildlife Photographers

Erica Cirino

Learn to think like an animal.

When Count Chocula Courted Controversy

Jake Rossen

The General Mills monster cereals have been a hit for decades--aside from Franken Berry doing strange things to a kid's poop.

Pick the '90s Best Picture Winners

Take the quiz!

Lookups of 'Ombre' Spiked During Debate After "Bad Hombres" Comment

Arika Okrent

You Have to See Thursday's Top 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 20.

6 Classic Séance Tricks Explained

Michele Debczak

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, many mediums deceived their way to fame.

Look Up! The Orionid Meteor Shower Peaks Overnight

David W Brown

It will be a veritable fusillade of meteors hurled by the phantom limbs of Halley's comet.

Brazilian Monkeys Make Stone Hammers That Look a Lot Like Early Human Tools

Kate Horowitz

Researchers say it’s possible we’ve mistaken capuchin artifacts for those made by early humans.

15 Movies Referenced in ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’

Mark Mancini

The midnight movie staple is a love letter to the golden age of offbeat cinema, written in bright red lipstick.

Meet the Librarians Who Act as the New York Public Library’s Human Google

Michele Debczak

The "Ask NYPL" hotline still receives more than 30,000 calls a year.

10 Historical Figures Who Loved Suspenders

Mark Mancini

Even in a belt-dominated fashion landscape, many still prefer these uplifting pant-hoisters.