6 Oddball Questions Scientists Have Tried to Answer
"Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That's the problem." — A.A. Milne (born January 18, 1882)
With a sequel making its debut at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, where did Al Gore's landmark environmental documentary hit the mark? What did it get wrong?

What 'An Inconvenient Truth' Got Right (And Wrong) About Climate Change

Plus, researchers examined why gun violence seems to spread from person to person, and we learned exactly how often you should be washing your bath towels.

Hear and Now: Pregnancy Brain Is Real

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Ever wonder how dolls get their hair?

How is doll hair rooted?

Yes, you can even use it to check the time.

How the Pebble Watch Works

The Strange Case of Teresita Basa
Creepy as they may be, snakes are pretty handy to have around.

What if there were no snakes?

You Got Artificial Intelligence On My Driverless Car!
Chicago experiences some pretty stiff winds, but is it really the windiest?

Is Chicago the windiest city in the U.S.?

Staving off cheating is a major undertaking that even requires dice testers to maintain fairness.

How do they test casino dice?

On this date in US history: the Hawaiian monarchy was overthrown (January 17, 1893)
What ethical decisions keep vegans from eating eggs?

If Hens Lay Eggs Anyway, Why Wouldn't Vegans Eat Them?

"It's your outlook on life that counts." — Betty White (born January 17, 1922)
Believe it or not, production of a 30-second TV commercial gets super complex really quickly.

How are TV commercials produced?

The Last Unicorn Died in Siberia
It may look like the results of a few too many by the maintenance crew, but these drizzles actually serve a purpose.

What Are Those Squiggles of Tar on the Road?

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