Big Questions, Science

Do Sharks Really Not Get Cancer?

Matt Soniak

Do Racehorses Really Pee All That Much?

Matt Soniak

We’ve all heard the phrase “pee like a racehorse,” but are the animals urinary’ habits all they’re cracked up to be? Do horses really pee a startling amount?

What’s That Thing that Hangs Off a Turkey’s Face?

Matt Soniak

That thing is a snood. And it's there to let the other turkeys know that its owner is kind of a big deal.

Do Fetuses Go to the Bathroom in the Womb?

Matt Soniak

The answer may gross you out.

Is Home Field Advantage Real?

Matt Soniak

Do Big Cats Also Love Catnip?

Matt Soniak

You bet they do!

How Do You Juice a Prune?

Matt Soniak

Reader Joe writes in to say, I recently bought a bag of "dried plums" only to later learn that a delicious dried plum is the exact same as a horrible old prune.

How Do Astronauts Scratch Their Noses on Space Walks?

Matt Soniak

Reader Erica asks, “What do astronauts do when they get an itch on their face while in their space suits?”

What is Ricin?

Matt Soniak

Here’s what you need to know about the toxin everyone is talking about.

Wait, What Does the Fox Say?

Matt Soniak

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