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Check out stories about paid protesters, brain hacking and the insane amount of U.S. food waste in this week's roundup of articles and podcasts.
By Yves Jeffcoat Jun 2, 2017
A robo-falcon, a smog-scrubbing bicycle and head transplants all make appearances in this week's roundup of HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles.
By Yves Jeffcoat May 26, 2017
Check out this week's roundup of our articles and podcasts for stories on body suspension, e-residencies in Estonia and a facial recognition database that your photo just might be in.
By Yves Jeffcoat May 19, 2017
Humans are nature's best throwers, and new research suggest this has to do with practice — and some complex internal math.
By Jesslyn Shields May 11, 2017
Read on for a roundup of our latest podcasts and articles, from plastic-eating caterpillars to a radical 19th-century political assassination plot.
By Yves Jeffcoat May 5, 2017
Check out our latest podcasts and articles to get the scoop on hobbyhorse riding, the surprising and problematic history of brunch and one enormous rabbit.
By Yves Jeffcoat Apr 28, 2017
Hare-to-the-throne Simon was rabbit royalty expected to surpass his dad Darius and brother Jeff as the world's largest rabbit. But then he mysteriously died.
By Christopher Hassiotis Apr 26, 2017
Read up on a proposed border wall hyperloop, lawyers in wigs and a gun-toting humanoid robot in this week's roundup of HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles.
By Yves Jeffcoat Apr 21, 2017
This week's roundup of HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles features memory erasure, nuclear close calls and a crib that soothes babies with technology.
By Yves Jeffcoat Apr 17, 2017
Dive into stories on enormous dinosaur tracks, foreign accent syndrome and tech memes in this week's highlights of the latest podcasts and articles at HowStuffWorks.
By Yves Jeffcoat Mar 31, 2017
In this week's compilation of HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles, a desert in California erupts with color and Comic Sans actually has redeeming qualities.
By Yves Jeffcoat Mar 17, 2017
Check out a compilation of the coolest new podcasts and articles at HowStuffWorks, featuring barbers who use fire as clippers and a venomous mammalian ancestor.
By Yves Jeffcoat Feb 24, 2017
Check out these HowStuffWorks podcasts and articles, featuring topics ranging from nearly indestructible "water bears" to a new Dead Sea scrolls cave!
By Yves Jeffcoat Feb 17, 2017
A compilation of the coolest new podcasts, videos and articles at HowStuffWorks.
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President-elect Trump has proposed cutting the agency's Earth science budget. But doing so could negatively impact construction, farming and infrastructure projects.
By Patrick J. Kiger Dec 7, 2016
The practice of clapping to show our approval is an ancient one. But recent research suggests that applause actually spreads like a contagious disease.
By Patrick J. Kiger Jul 29, 2016
Very often, media coverage of scientific studies is misleading or just plain wrong. What do scientists think would make it better?
By Alia Hoyt Jun 1, 2016
College students who volunteer to participate in academic experiments for extra credit don't exactly represent humanity. And that's a problem for research.
By Julia Layton Feb 19, 2016
In 1915, the great physicist predicted the existence of ripples in space-time called gravitational waves. A century later, scientists finally have detected them on Earth.
By Patrick J. Kiger Feb 11, 2016
The fascinating world around us provides endless amazement. It's a weird world, and we love writing about it. These are some of our staff's favorite pieces from 2015.
By Christopher Hassiotis Dec 21, 2015
We've rounded up the nine most popular stories on HowStuffWorks Now this year. They're an eclectic mix for sure. See for yourself.
By Allison Loudermilk Dec 21, 2015
Even time. But a new study has challenged that finding.
By Jonathan Strickland Dec 3, 2015
The genetic material from two parents combines to form a child. Can we throw a third set of genes into the mix?
By Patrick J. Kiger
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