2. The history of Shark Week: How the Discovery Channel both elevated and degraded sharks

    For the past 27 years, Discovery has scored massive ratings and enormous good will with Shark Week. But a recent detour into fiction has enraged some scientists.


  3. Ask yourself: “What’s the cost of being wrong here?”

  4. 5 delightful science experiments from 100 years ago

    Caution: Some of these are pretty dangerous…



  6. The strangest inventions ever patented

    From an accidental masturbation preventer to a faceplant facilitation device…


  7. How to overcome regret, according to science

    Research confirms: You’re more likely to regret the things you didn’t do



  9. The science behind Captain America’s shield, The Hulk’s anger, and more

    Could Thor’s hammer or Wolverine’s claws work in real life? Science has some possible explanation.



  11. Nasa: The moon’s underground caves could house astronauts

    These so-called “lunar pits” could potentially provide quite the shelter



  13. Headbanging can make your brain bleed, science confirms

    Had the unidentified patient gone “to a classical concert, this would not have happened.”