How does the brain turn on awareness or consciousness?
You find yourself in an airport or hotel room in another country, and you really need to charge your phone, camera or game system. But what is that strange-looking outlet? It has round holes! And there are two? Or three? What's going on here? Why doesn't this country use the same plugs that I use back home?
Some of the earliest mermaid stories are part of ancient Greek mythology from over 3,000 years ago.
Why do tigers have stripes?
How do geese know how to fly south for the winter?
Some rainstorms drench you in a second, while others drop rain in a nice peaceful drizzle. A meteorologist explains how rainstorms can be so different.
Dogs definitely see the world differently than people do, but it's a myth that their view is just black, white and grim shades of gray.
Physicists can use bright, hot lasers to slow atoms down so much that they measure -459 degrees Fahrenheit.
How do people in a special airplane flight get to float like there is no gravity - just like astronauts? An aerospace engineer explains.
Mmmmmmm. That smells delicious. Wait, how do you know that?