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- People normally can't see stars up close, but research tells us generally how stars would appear. Check out these awesome images of close-up stars.
People Pay Extra for Salmon That's Pink — but Here's Why It Looks That WaySalmon is the second-most popular fish in the U.S., and customers pay more for farm-raised fish with a deep pink color. Here's why.
"Miracle Fruit" is A Controversial Food Ingredient — Why It's Illegal, ExplainedMiracle fruit is "illegal" as a food ingredient based on the FDA's guidelines. That doesn't mean you can't buy the fruit — here's the scoop.
Bengal Cats Are Illegal Across the U.S. For One Major ReasonBengal cats are cute but controversial — in some states across the U.S. they are illegal to have as pets! Here's what to know.
Is Your Skin Impossibly Dry, Even When You Moisturize? Here Are a Few Reasons Why That Might BeHaving dry skin can be irritating but it can be even more troubling when you moisturize regularly. Here are a few reasons why your skin is so dry.
From Ketamine to Magic Mushrooms, a Doctor Discusses the Magic of Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy (Exclusive)In an exclusive interview with 'Green Matters,' Dr. Steven Radowitz explained how popular rave drug ketamine is used in psychedelic-assisted therapy.
Are Carrots OK to Feed Cats? What to KnowCats can eat carrots as well as other veggies — but only in moderation, and prepared certain ways.
FDA Updates Ozempic Label to Include Reports of Blocked IntestinesPancreatitis is listed as a possible side effect for type-2 diabetes drug Ozempic. Are there other dangers of using the drug?
Fries With Vegan Nacho Cheese Are Coming to Taco Bells NationwideVegans get ready to "run to the border" on Oct. 12 when Taco Bell Vegan Nacho Cheese hits restaurants nationwide.
Cleaner Warns Against These 5 Impossible-to-Clean House FeaturesSome houses are harder to clean than others, which could be due to what is in the home — and these five features definitely make things more difficult.
Latinx-Owned and Hispanic-Owned Sustainable Companies to Support During National Hispanic Heritage MonthNational Hispanic Heritage Month is the perfect time to support small Latinx-owned and Hispanic-owned companies — especially ones with sustainable practices and products.
Rachel Roy's Organic Skincare Line Ancient India Also Gives Back (Exclusive)Fashion designer Rachel Roy opens up about how a rare autoimmune disease inspired her new luxury organic skincare line, Ancient India, and more.
"One, Two, Three, Deep Breath In" — Is Chiropractic Fake? Inside the Controversial MedicineChiropractic care has been deemed fake on more than one occasion — but it seems like things may come down to a combination of misunderstood miracle work and woo-woo pseudoscience.
Vintage Digital Cameras Are Making a Comeback — Here’s Where to Find Them SecondhandVintage digital cameras are cool again. You can find the perfect secondhand camera at thrift stores and on popular resale websites like eBay.
Halloween Fun or Enormous Waste Issue: Are Pumpkins Bad for the Environment?Everyone loves to go pumpkin picking in the fall — but are these orange fruits bad for the environment? Here's what you need to know.
Why You Shouldn't Decorate Your Yard With Fake Spider Webs This HalloweenFake spider webs may look festive for the fall, but they're not good for the environment. Here's why you'll want other ways to decorate.
Amid the Hype of Myers' Cocktail IV Treatments, Beware of Potential Side EffectsAn alternative therapy called a Myers' cocktail involves intravenous nutrient therapy, but it comes with potential risk factors and limited benefits.
Digital Scrapbooking Is the New and Improved Way of Sharing and Preserving MemoriesDigital scrapbooking is a creative new approach to preserving and sharing memories. People use apps like Paper and Canva to bring their ideas to life.
Realtor Shares Surprising Drawbacks of Solar Panels on Home's ValueSolar panels may not always be a great investment. One real estate agent shared a video with a few reasons *not* to buy a home with solar panels — here are the potential issues.
Our Quick Guide to Recycling Aluminum Foil Properly (and Why It's Important)Items like soda cans are known to be highly recyclable, but how does one recycle aluminum foil properly?
Easy and Natural Hacks to Remove Labels From Glass JarsReusing glass jars is great for the planet, but it can be hard to get the labels off. Here are some easy hacks how to remove labels from glass jars.
Kinetic Sand May Not Technically Be Toxic, but It Can Still Hurt Your ChildKinetic sand is a toy you may have seen all over the internet, and though it isn't technically toxic, it can still pose a serious danger to kids.
Plaintiffs Seek $5 Million in Starbucks Lawsuit Over Refreshers DrinksA lawsuit against Starbucks alleges that their Refresher Drinks don't actually contain the advertised fruit. Here's what's going on.
How to Clean Dog Toys: A Guide to Keeping Your Pet’s Favorite Items Germ-FreeCleaning dog toys is simple. Stuffed toys can be tossed into the washer, and rubber, plastic, and nylon toys can be scrubbed right in the sink.
PetSmart Whistleblower Exposes Animal Cruelty at the Pet SuperstoreA man claiming to be a former PetSmart employee is exposing alleged cruelty at the pet superstore.
Bamboo Plants at Home? Find Out If They Pose a Risk to Your Cat's HealthCats love to chew on whatever plant they can. But if you have bamboo in your house, you'll need to do some research before placing it anywhere your cat can reach.
$4 Thrift Store Painting Sells for $191,000When a NH woman bought a $4 thrift store painting, she didn't know it was worth so much more. Here's what to know.
The Not-so-Shocking Reason You Can't Buy Hennessy Pure White in the U.S.U.S.-based spirit snobs would do anything for a bottle of Hennessy Pure White — but is it illegal? What you should know about the drink.
Mom Shares Playground Warning After Daughter Gets Second-Degree BurnsIt's not always fun in the sun! One mom took to social media to warn other parents after her child got second-degree burns from a slide.
School Raffles Off "Green" Parking Spot to Gas-Guzzling Car — Details HereA teacher was infuriated to find their school raffled a "green" parking spot to a gas-guzzling Jeep Grand Cherokee. Here are the details.
Swifties, Put Your Pets Down! The 'August' Social Media Trend May Be Unintentionally Hurting PetsHave you spun your pet in a circle to the tune of Taylor Swift's "August"? Sadly, the seemingly innocent video trend may be hurting fur babies everywhere.
Should You Be Stripping Your Pillows? "Everyone's Grandmother" Explains Pillow CleaningSocial media sensation @brunchwithbabs shares her routine for stripping pillows. Here's how and why you should do it.
Poodles Are Known for Being Smart — Does That Make Them Difficult to Care For?Poodles are known for their curly coats and intelligence, so why do some people think they are the worst dogs around?
83,000 Cases of Kraft Singles Recalled Due to Plastic HazardKraft Heinz has made a voluntary Kraft singles recall of over 83,000 cases of its processed cheese slices. Here's what customers should know.
Thousands of Mink Are Loose in Pennsylvania After Being Freed From a Fur FarmOver 6,000 mink were illicitly freed from a fur farm in Sunbury, Penn., on Sept. 19, 2023. Here's what to know about the furry situation.
Your Cat Putting Their Butt in Your Face Is Actually a Sign of AffectionIt's hard to get work done with your cat sticking their butt in your face. Here are some reasons for this odd behavior.
Just How Big Is the World's Largest Onion? A Guinness Record BreakerA U.K. man has likely broken the record for growing the world's largest onion. Read all about his long journey to growing this massive veggie!
Are Montessori Schools Actually Working? The Great Debate of Alternative EducationMontessori schools have been growing in numbers for over a century, but are they actually effective for learning and development? Let's find out.
Do You Trust Dietitians on Social Media? Some Are Paid By Food Industry PlayersAn investigative report reveals that some influencer dietitians are being paid by players in the food industry. We've got all the details.
Here's the Real Reason Why Stretching Feels so Good, According to ScienceAlthough you may believe stretching to be important for yogis or runners, it's actually an instinctual and irreplaceable ritual for everyone.
Ear Cropping Can Negatively Impact a Dog's Entire Life — Here's WhyMany people crop their dog's ears, especially when it comes to big dogs like Great Danes — and the reasons are pretty selfish.
Veocel, a Unique New Fiber, Can Be Used to Make Truly Flushable Baby WipesAustrian company Lenzing is known for making sustainable products with biodegradable wood fibers, specifically, Veocel fiber.
Eco-Friendly, Organic Pajamas for Sustainable Sleepers of All AgesWe're rounding up some of the coziest organic cotton pajamas to help you sleep soundly.
A California Woman Loses All Four Limbs From Bacterial Infection After Eating TilapiaA California woman has all four of her limbs amputated after contracting vibriosis, an infection caused by Vibrio vulnificus bacteria.
Cat Tail Troubles: Why Do Cats' Tails Sometimes Fall Off? Let's InvestigateIt's hard to imagine a cat without its tail, but sometime a cat's tail can fall off. Let's investigate this phenomenon.
PETA Activists Go Nearly Naked to Expose the Cruelty of CashmereIn London, a series of PETA protests included a woman posing as a sheep to demonstrate animal cruelty used for cashmere.
Flight Attendant Says Alkaline Water Helps You Pee Less on Planes — Is It True?A woman posted a flight attendant's alkaline water hack to pee less on a long flight. Here's what science says about alkaline water in your body.
Don't Take Psychedelic Mushrooms Lightly — Know the Possible Long-Term Side EffectsHere's what we know about the long-term use of "magic mushrooms".
More Ground Beef Products Recalled Due to Potential Contamination — Stay up to Date on Beef RecallsBeef recalls have been issued for specific brands and sizes of beef. Here's how to stay informed of beef recalls.
Bone Conduction Headphones Work Differently, But Are They Safe?Bone conduction headphones rest on cheekbones to bypass the eardrum. They can benefit certain users, but how safe are bone conduction headphones?