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Is a "Dog Year" Really 7 Years?

 Is a "Dog Year" Really 7 Years?

You may have heard that dogs age differently than humans. But is it true? Get the facts on your pooch without having that ever-awkward “so… how old are you really?” conversation. See more »

How Does Jet Lag Work?

 How Does Jet Lag Work?

Yeah, your sleeping pattern gets screwy when you fly to different time zones. But what are the symptoms of jet lag? What causes it? And how can you remedy it? See more »

Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?

 Why Does The Shower Get Hot When The Toilet Is Flushed?

Were you burned the last time someone flushed the toilet while you were showering? It's a simple plumbing fix. See more »

How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

 How Do You Find Water In The Wild?

In case you ever get stranded in the wild without an obvious source of fresh water, here are a few things you can do to collect some. See more »

What Are Eye Boogers?

 What Are Eye Boogers?

The gunk builds up at the inner corners of our eyes is residue of the stuff the coats and protects our eyeballs all the time. Learn what it’s made of and why it turns to sand overnight. See more »

Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

 Why Do We Get Morning Breath?

Every morning we wake up with bad breath. What does bacteria and a lack of saliva have to do with it? See more »

Do Animals Laugh?

 Do Animals Laugh?

It’s no secret that some animal species are highly intelligent – but do they also “get” jokes? Can they laugh? Are laughter and intelligence even related? See more »

How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?

 How Much Does It Cost To Run For President?

There’s a big difference between running for President and actually winning the election. So how much money will you need to have a decent shot at being Commander-in-Chief? See more »

Can I See the Stuff Astronauts Left On the Moon?

 Can I See the Stuff Astronauts Left On the Moon?

Astronauts left over a hundred items on the moon's surface. But are today's telescopes powerful enough to see what's there? See more »

What Would Space Do To The Human Body?

 What Would Space Do To The Human Body?

Space without a suit? You’ll probably die from the lack of pressure in a vacuum. But other extreme hazards won’t help either. See more »