Inside the toxic history of a beloved festive spice
Next time you drink a pumpkin spice latte, think before you sip.
Why does cheese taste like cheese? Food experts explain how microbes work magic
“Human nature is all about ebbs and flows, and cheese is no different.”
How do Christmas cakes last for years? Inside the “perfect storm” of preservation
Love or hate them, there’s no denying some fruitcakes are not just old — they are ancient.
Inside the scientific quest to understand Brussels sprouts
Your feelings about Brussels sprouts may be rooted in your genes.
105 years ago, a savvy candy company created the most divisive holiday dish ever
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How one Ancient Greek thinker revolutionized math — and possibly started a cult
Pythagoras’ influence can be felt in every classroom in the western world.
The best sci-fi thriller on HBO Max reveals a brutal truth about life on Mars
Living on Mars is a dystopian hell in this classic ‘90s movie. Will real life be the same?
Scientists rank the 8 best movie time machines of all time
We quizzed physicists and engineers about the best movie and TV time machines.
Superhero cosplay makes you a better person for one science-backed reason
Research suggests we're hardwired to seek out tales of heroic adventures. Studies show just thinking about these characters can influence how we feel and act.
We’re now one step closer to the quantum internet
“This is the first time a network has been constructed from quantum processors.”
From cheating to pregnancy reveals, wearables know what you're doing intimately
Wearables are tracking you now. They could help relationships in the future.