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How To Tell If You're Getting Too Little (Or Too Much) Sleep

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 07.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Everyone has to sleep -- but not everyone has to sleep the same amount. In fact, even why exactly we need sleep is still barely understood by exper...

This Brain Myth Seems To Never Go Away

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 07.22.2014 | Science

It's the neuroscience myth that just refuses to go away. No, you do not use only 10 percent of your brain. In fact, scientists say most of your brain ...

WATCH: Someone Finally Explained Gluten

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 05.16.2014 | Healthy Living

This "gluten-free" trend is getting a little out of control. Everyone seems to be jumping onto the bandwagon, but many have forgotten to do some resea...

WATCH: Why Babies Need To Be Adorable

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.21.2014 | Science

Why are babies just so darn cute? There's an actual scientific formula that explains a newborn's adorableness. No joke. Scientists have found a set...

A Scientific (And Not-So-Scientific) Explanation Of Why We Think Babies Are Cute

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents

Apparently, there's science behind why we find babies so freakin' cute. The video above, made by AsapSCIENCE, explains the phenomenon. Evolution a...

How Long Can You Watch This Without Yawning?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 03.19.2014 | Weird News

Everyone knows yawning is contagious, but can you catch one through a screen? This week, AsapSCIENCE has tried to tackle the mystery of yawning. Af...

LISTEN: How Old Are Your Ears?

Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty

'Huh?' 'Come Again?' If you find yourself asking these questions more and more or if you often can't hear your cell phone ring, you might want to ...

WATCH: Can Stress Actually Kill You?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.30.2013 | Science

Next time you're stressed out, maybe just grab someone you love for a cuddle session. "It may just save your life," Mitchell Moffitt, co-creator of...

WATCH: The World's Most Horrifying Parasites

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 10.21.2013 | Weird News

While the season of ghosts, ghouls and other monsters is upon us with Halloween approaching, what could possibly be scarier than all of those combined...

WATCH: Could Your Brain Be Hacked?

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.02.2013 | Science

Hackers can wreak havoc by taking control of your computer, or your bank account -- but what about your brain? In a new video from the popular You...

WATCH: What Would Happen If You Stopped Sleeping?

The Huffington Post | Posted 09.24.2013 | Science

Doctors will tell you that not getting the recommended six to eight hours of shut-eye each night is not good for you, but what would happen if you sto...

WATCH: Bill Nye Explains How To Avert 'Armageddon'-Style Catastrophe

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.26.2013 | Science

Earth may not be facing obliteration by a Texas-sized asteroid, as it was in the 1998 flick "Armageddon" -- not yet anyway. But NASA scientists say th...

WATCH: Ow, My Balls!

Posted 06.29.2013 | Comedy

Finally, someone has made a video conclusively figuring out which hurts more: The experience of childbirth, or getting hit in the balls. The folks at ...

WATCH: Why Do We Get Older?

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.13.2013 | Science

Why do we get older? It might seem like a silly question, but scientists have asked it in hopes that they might one day counteract the process. "Th...

Why Do Men Wake Up With Morning Wood?

Posted 11.15.2012 | Gay Voices

Unlike the Bermuda Triangle and whether or not John Travolta really came onto all those masseurs, some mysteries aren't really mysteries -- we're just...