6 Math Concepts Explained by Knitting and Crochet
Knit 1, chain 2, master hyperbolic planes.
Illusion Knitting Turns Angles and Stitches Into Hidden Art
Seen close-up and head-on, an illusion-knitted wall hanging might look like a mundane collection of stripes gently snagged by cat claws.
8 Science-Backed Tips to Keep Your Feet From Burning on Hot Sand
The beach is wonderful when it's not giving you third-degree burns.
The Science Behind Brining Your Thanksgiving Turkey
Why exactly does brining make your roasted turkey so delicious?
9 Molds Trying to Take Over Your Kitchen
“I can’t tell you how many times people have said, ‘I have a cut on my arm, should I put moldy bread on it?’”
10 Secrets of Christmas Tree Farmers
That tapered Christmas tree silhouette? It takes a lot of work.
9 'Scientific Mysteries' the Internet Loves, Debunked
Spoiler: The answer is not "aliens." It's never aliens.
11 Secrets of Volcanologists
Some of them work underwater—and some out in space.
15 Secrets of Genealogists
If you have a really weird last name, they'll love you.
15 Secrets of Caricature Artists
They might be hiding things in their drawings.
19 Secrets of Public Librarians
They wish you would stop using bacon as a bookmark.
15 Secrets of Fireworks Designers
Here's why you don't necessarily want more bang for your buck.