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UBiome founders Zac Apte and Jessica Richman

uBiome’s founder repeatedly presented herself as years younger than she was, in the latest sign of trouble at the embattled $600 million poop-te...

Cofounder Jessica Richman presented herself as years younger than she was, in an apparent effort to be included in articles showcasing young founders.
Antarctica is the largest desert in the world.

The 14 most mind-boggling geography facts that will make you see the world in a whole new light

While we've learned a lot about the planet we live on, there are some geography facts that still surprise us.
Many people experience the phenomenon of feeling tired during the day but getting a burst of energy right before bedtime.

What it means when you’re tired during the day but have a sudden burst of energy before bedtime

Many people experience the phenomenon of feeling tired during the day but getting a burst of energy before bed — here's what could be causing it.
Cognitive neuroscientist Sahar Yousef explains how we can hack our brains to get more done.

10 ways to trick your brain into being more productive, according to a neuroscientist

Ditch your open office, drink coffee strategically, and put your smartphone away to trick your brain into getting more done.
Negative emotions can be overwhelming.

5 negative emotions, including anger and guilt, that you can turn into positives

We often feel overwhelmed by negative emotions like shame, guilt, and jealousy, but it doesn't have to be that way.
Professor Snape was played by the late Alan Rickman in the "Harry Potter" films.

A family in the UK is offering $100 an hour for a ‘real life Professor Snape’ to tutor their ‘Harry Potter’ superfan son

The tutor will be expected to dress in character, turn the kitchen into Hogwarts, and make lessons as immersive as possible.
The gray whale that washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.

Scientists are voicing concern after 9 dead gray whales washed ashore in the San Francisco Bay in 2 months

The ninth dead gray whale washed ashore Ocean Beach in San Francisco on Monday.
A simple pair of googly eyes can convince people to donate more money.

A pair of googly eyes could radically change how people spend their money

A simple pair of googly eyes could convince people to donate more money, according to at least one study.

A 1,100-foot-wide asteroid is on course to pass by Earth in a decade

It is rare for an asteroid of this size to pass Earth so closely, according to NASA.
A 3D reconstruction of the 160,000-year-old jaw bone.

A 160,000-year-old jaw from a human ancestor was found in a Tibetan cave. It might explain why Tibetans are able to live at high altitudes today.

Scientists found a 160,000-year-old jawbone from a human ancestor in a Tibetan cave. It might explain why Tibetans today can live at high altitudes.