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Many academic studies connect things that seemingly have no connection. Here are some of the weirdest…

We’ve been obsessed with getting back to the moon since 1969. So what’s stopping us from establishing a permanent moon base?

We all get bags under our eyes that make us look tired. Here’s how it inevitably happens and some remedies to look your best.​

Parasites aren’t just weird – some of them are downright frightening (and might be living inside YOU right now).

Corporations can commit crimes just like people – so what are some of the biggest corporate crimes in history?

Last we told you all about James Webb. Now we’ve got the scoop on the amazing telescope that’s named after him.

It’s Nobel Prize season! But how are these pioneers chosen for the award? #nobelprize2014 

Millions of us use antiperspirant to smell good. But what does it do exactly?

This was the view today from the back of our studio. Cristen performing in slow-motion with Ben lurking in the shadows.