Lists, Science

13 Tips for Stargazing From Astronomers

Jessica Hullinger

Even you city dwellers can see some celestial objects using these pro tips.

8 Historical Methods of Detecting Pregnancy

Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

Before home pregnancy tests, the most reliable test was just to wait and see. But women still wanted to know as early as possible whether or not they were harboring a tiny human.

5 Plans to Colonize the Moon

David W Brown

Want to live on the moon? These space programs are way ahead of you.

10 Little Facts About Leptoceratops

Mark Mancini

This horned dino was so tiny, it could've walked under the belly of a Triceratops.

We Reach Pluto Tomorrow! 10 Fast Facts About 'New Horizons'

David W Brown

We're witnessing history tomorrow as the 'New Horizons' probe reaches Pluto.

Where Are They Now? 8 Things That Terrified Us in the '90s

Matt Soniak

Remember how scared we were of satanic cults, Y2K, and nuclear war? (Okay, we're still scared of nuclear war.)

9 Shocking Facts About Electric Eels

the mag

10 Animals You Don’t Want to Kiss

Matt Soniak

4 Surprising Things That Actually Make Entertainment Better

Matt Soniak

Believe it or not, these things can actually make your entertainment consumption more enjoyable.

9 Extinct Big Birds

Miss Cellania

Our friend from Sesame Street may be a big bird, but he’s tiny compared to some real birds that have roamed the earth in the past.