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Video: When turkeys explode

There are three times more cooking fires—the most common cause of house fires—on Thanksgiving than on any other day of the year. And the thousands of "turkey-fryer explosion" videos on YouTube are a testament to why frozen ...

dateNov 21, 2016 in Other
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Did comets kick-start life on Earth?

The origins of life on Earth are still shrouded in mystery. One compelling possibility is that comets delivered the building blocks for life eons ago.

dateNov 23, 2016 in Other
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Video: How bacteria make it rain

The oceans are covered with a thin film of organic matter and bacteria, many of which launch out of the water and go airborne. But these little particles do more than just take flight—these microbes can actually make it ...

dateNov 10, 2016 in Other
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Video: Can I still eat this?

An estimated 133 billion pounds of food gets thrown out every year in the United States, so understanding when your food goes bad is important to help reduce waste. Unfortunately, consumers can't just check the expiration ...

dateNov 29, 2016 in Other
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