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Feb 21, 2014 — Anyone who's had MRI knows how hard it is to lie motionless. But the dogs that participated in this brain-scanning experiment aced the test. Maybe the treats did it.
Feb 26, 2014 — We crunched prices from thousands of pizza places around the country. The results convinced us we should never buy a small pizza again.
Feb 22, 2014 — Valeriy Klamm felt the preconceived images of Russia were too narrow. So he started a photography website to change that.
Feb 25, 2014 — If the snow and ice have cramped your style, you might take cues on how to make the best of things from a crow. The bird was filmed using a jar lid as a sled, over and over.
Feb 24, 2014 — Alice Herz-Sommer survived two years in a Nazi camp. She performed for prisoners and said music saved her life. Her longevity, Herz-Sommer said, was due to an amazingly positive view of the world.
Dec 17, 2013 — Vitamin deficiencies can cause deadly diseases like scurvy, and other major health problems like spina bifida. But for most people, adding a multivitamin to their daily routine doesn't affect their health at all, studies say. Still, 40 percent of Americans continue to take multivitamins.
Dec 17, 2013 — The idea seemed sensible: Send young elephants from a crowded national park in South Africa to an emptier one, where they could form a new herd and thrive. The problem? Elephants need elders. Without them, all hell breaks loose.
Dec 16, 2013 — They look, at first, like dangerously protruding rocks on this towering, almost vertical wall in the Italian Alps. But then, uncannily, they move. What are they? And why don't they fall off? What are they doing?