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Why Do Balloons Stick To Our Hair?

It's a hair-raising experience. BrainStuff explains the secrets of static electricity.

Why is the Caspian Sea Evaporating?

The largest lake in the world is gradually shrinking thanks to a changing climate, and beach towns could become landlocked.

Which Computer Keys Wear Out First?

As casual computer users shift to touchscreens, wear patterns on computer keyboards have evolved, affecting suppliers of replacement letters.

Ruined City Under Tunisia's Waters

Archaeologists discovered what they believe to be ruins of the Roman city of Neapolis — underwater near Tunisia. Find out more on BrainStuff.

What Do Hurricane Categories Mean?

Hurricanes are the strongest storms on the planet. Learn more about how we categorize them from BrainStuff.

What's the Best Way To Park?

Do people who back their cars into parking spaces slow down the flow? Or are they the smartest in the lot?