How hot does water need to be when you wash your hands?
June 1, 2017, 10:11 a.m. by Chanie Kirschner
Duration is more important than temperature when it comes to killing germs.
How crowded Barcelona plans to shoehorn in 108 acres of new parks
June 1, 2017, 8:22 a.m. by Starre Vartan
The green spaces will be networked so birds, bees, (and humans) can enjoy connected habitat.
7th grader's viral slam poem perfectly sums up insecurities many of us feel
May 30, 2017, 11:06 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Olivia Vella's end-of-year presentation left the class — and now the internet — speechless and in tears.
The worst everyday air pollutants — and what they do to our bodies
May 24, 2017, 4:53 p.m. by Katherine Butler
Here's how some of the most common air pollutants are created and the effect they have on our bodies.
In which countries are you most likely to have your personal space invaded?
April 27, 2017, 7:13 a.m. by Noel Kirkpatrick
Cultural norms play a part in deciding how close is too close.
Run, Rob, Run! Man recreates Forrest Gump's epic cross-country run for charity
April 20, 2017, 11:43 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Rob Pope already ran from Alabama to the Santa Monica Pier, where he turned around and just kept on runnin'.
German kindergartens are banishing toys, but not for the reason you might expect
April 20, 2017, 8:59 a.m. by Jenn Savedge
Some say toy-free classrooms encourage learning of important life skills, while others can't make sense of the bizarre policy.
Female surgeons around the world recreate New Yorker cover
April 12, 2017, 1:40 p.m. by Jenn Savedge
#ILookLikeASurgeon aims to inspire inclusion and diversity in the surgical field.
What's in that smoke from the Atlanta highway fire?
March 31, 2017, 4:57 p.m. by Lloyd Alter
PVC puts out a lot of nasty stuff when it burns, and it's probably still in the soot.
Planes, trains and automobiles: How noisy is transportation where you live?
March 28, 2017, 12:30 p.m. by Mary Jo DiLonardo
New map looks at transportation noise across the U.S.