M&M’s stands for “Mars & Murrie’s,” the last names of the candy’s founders.
Drinking alcohol changes the physical structure of certain neurons, making you more sensitive to alcohol's effects and ensuring you'll crave more.
Before the new Fox series, and long after the short story, there was the Steven Spielberg movie.
There's apparently no such thing as one-taste-fits-all H20.
A new study shows that caffeine has an effect on your circadian rhythm
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Proof that doesn't have to fit in a mailbox to travel through the post.
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The plodding sea creatures have weird blood, weirder swimming habits, and a secret weapon that’s probably saved your life.
In our quest to create perfectly loyal, perfectly tame companions, we may unwittingly have bred the smarts right out of them.
Professor Frank Drake proposed a super-depressing formula explaining why we haven't gotten alien radio signals yet.
The recipe for a successful movie is simple. Perfecting it is not.
After 1200 hours and four months, the convertible looks as good as new.
11. It's the home of the cheeseburger.
"Captain's Log, stardate [totally bogus made-up number]." Highly illogical.
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