Video games aren't bad for kids?
The eternal question: Are you a bad parent if you let kids have video games?
Why do pro athletes recover before you do?
It's a mystery: When we twist our ankle playing tennis, it can take weeks to heal, but when a pro athlete does it, he often misses barely a beat.
Do animals understand pointing like humans do?
Understanding pointing apparently takes some sophistication. Even chimpanzees, who are smart cookies in many ways, don’t “get it” when it comes to pointing.
Despite the smell, Perry-the-plant draws a crowd
The rare bloom of a corpse flower is drawing plenty of visitors to a small liberal arts college, despite an offending odor that's likened to boiled cabbage, stinky shoes, poop and zombies.
Robotic surgery deaths, injuries add to call for more training
A rising number of reports about deaths, injuries and malfunctions linked to the robotic surgery system made by Intuitive Surgical may pressure hospitals to bolster training for doctors using the $1.5 million device.
Why late nights are bad for your immune system
Jet lag, shift work and even late nights staring at your tablet or smartphone may be making you sick.
Hazardous asteroids may be more numerous than previously thought, scientists say
There are scads of building-size, potentially hazardous asteroids lurking in Earth's immediate neighborhood, and they may be colliding with the planet 10 times more often than scientists have previously believed, according to a new study published Wednesday that examined the airburst of a 25-million-pound asteroid earlier this year near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk.
The myth that Christmas season starts earlier every year
It's the kind of jump-the-gun October ad that brings the same excuse, year after year: "This may SEEM a little premature to you - but it really is NOT . . . " Ah, yes: It's once again the time of year when retail giants begin their insistent reminders that there are "not many days left in which to do your Christmas buying."
Pesticides benched at Doubleday Field
One of the nation's most famous baseball diamonds, Doubleday Field, will no longer use toxic herbicides and pesticides on its grass.
Winterize… your hair? Protect your style from a seasonal slump
Your hair is golden waves of agreement when the weather's balmy, but once the cold, dry air starts blowing and the static electricity is flowing, your hair nightmare can turn into reality.
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