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From the History of OK to Curio #1,000: This Week's Curios

From the History of OK to Curio #1,000: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  04.22.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
New App Turns Smartphone Into High-Tech B.O. Detector

New App Turns Smartphone Into High-Tech B.O. Detector

David Moye  04.22.2016
People use smartphones to order a dinner, catch a cab and find a hot date. Soon, our devices may also be able to tell a man he...
From Tumbling Cats to Musical Roads: This Week's Curios

From Tumbling Cats to Musical Roads: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  04.15.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Penis Museum Curator Discusses His Growing Collection

Penis Museum Curator Discusses His Growing Collection

David Moye  04. 8.2016
The Icelandic Phallological Museum started as a small gag, but it's grown bigger than its creator, Sigurour Hjartarson ever...
From Arbol de la Muerte to Zapf Dingbats: This Week's Curios

From Arbol de la Muerte to Zapf Dingbats: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  04. 8.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Top Scientists Weigh In On Whether We All Live In A Hologram

Top Scientists Weigh In On Whether We All Live In A Hologram

David Freeman  04. 5.2016
Our universe certainly seems real, but in recent years a growing number of scientists have begun to wonder if it's all just a sophisticated...
From Berserk Llama Syndrome to Acoustic Pest Detection: This Week's Curios

From Berserk Llama Syndrome to Acoustic Pest Detection: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  04. 1.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
From Kindergarten Math Geeks to Spring Break Economics: This Week's Curios

From Kindergarten Math Geeks to Spring Break Economics: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  03.25.2016
Last week's Curios covered kindergarten math geeks, dancing grannies, and the correlation between Nicolas Cage movies and drowning deaths....
Stripped-Down Synthetic Organism Has Smallest Genome Yet

Stripped-Down Synthetic Organism Has Smallest Genome Yet

Reuters  03.25.2016
Scientists on Thursday announced the creation of a synthetic organism stripped down to the bare essentials with the fewest genes...
Why Your Face Turns Red When You're Angry And Embarrassed

Why Your Face Turns Red When You're Angry And Embarrassed

Kate Bratskeir  03.23.2016
For some people, when a conversation gets heated, so do their faces.  As explained in the SciShow video above, when something...
From Ancient Egyptian Anomalies to Old-School Dating: This Week's Curios

From Ancient Egyptian Anomalies to Old-School Dating: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  03.18.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Scientists Show How Big NYC Rats Can Get, And It's Terrifying

Scientists Show How Big NYC Rats Can Get, And It's Terrifying

Ron Dicker  03.14.2016
New York City rats can be big, and because of some yucky research, we now know just how big. Matthew Combs, a doctoral student at Fordham...
From Artful Money Laundering to Dehydrated Cheese Powder: This Week's Curios

From Artful Money Laundering to Dehydrated Cheese Powder: This Week's Curios

Justin Kitch  03.11.2016
Every day of the year, Curious.com CEO Justin Kitch writes a quirky fact, known as the Daily Curio, intended to tickle the brains of lifelong...
Sorry Mom: Getting Lots Of Tattoos Could Have A Surprising Health Benefit

Sorry Mom: Getting Lots Of Tattoos Could Have A Surprising Health Benefit

David Moye  03.10.2016
The next time Grandma criticizes your multiple tattoos, tell her they might just be a sign that you're healthy. A new study published...