Christopher Hassiotis was a former editor at HowStuffWorks who wrote over 100 articles on topics ranging from jaguars to coffee. He is currently an executive producer and director of business development at iHeartMedia Podcast Network. He holds a B.A. in religion from the University of Georgia and was a city editor at Zagat.
It's a celestial gift in the middle of August. Just look up for a spectacular sight.
Check your chicken's earlobes (yes!) to know what color eggs you'll get.
The 20-year-old athlete became the first woman to enter the marathon, and officials tried to physically stop her. They couldn't.
A study identified a scary way that eating grilled food could damage your body, and it's really no fun at all.
Could we be headed for a concrete jungle with less CO2 emissions?
A group of scientists are suggesting that panspermia may be responsible for the Cambrian Explosion millions of years ago – the time when most major animal groups appear in the fossil record.
And it turns out their strange discovery has a straightforward explanation: copper.
James Harrison's blood contains a rare and powerful antibody that's saved millions of Australian babies. Now, at age 81, after donating 1,173 times, he's hoping someone else will pick up where he left off.
If a microwave's your only option, could you make it work?
Scientists have found that chemicals in some sunscreens can cause coral bleaching, prompting the Hawaii state legislature to propose an exhaustive ban on them.
We may not be able to hear infrasound, but we sure can use it to detect tornadoes.
Parson Brown? Yuletide? Do you have a clue what the lyrics of Christmas carols are talking about?
Kim Jong Un called Donald Trump a dotard. Here are some equally entertaining, out-of-date options the 45th president could've thrown back in his face.
The annual World Gravy Wrestling Championship sees grapplers go head to head in a savory meat sauce on the last Monday each August.
These historical images remind us that marvel and awe go hand-in-hand with science (and eclipses), and have been a part of the human experience for as long as we've been a species.
For more than two decades, the town of Malmedy has created a huge omelet, and this year they didn't let an egg scare stop them.
Check out this video of what astronauts in space see as the shadow of the moon crosses our planet.
Accidentally tripping on and discovering the fossilized skull of an extinct giant elephant seems like a 9-year-old's dream come true.
Twice the size of Hong Kong, this iceberg is the product of a huge crack that developed across the ice shelf.
A disappearing sport survives in a handful of mud-caked South Asian gyms specializing in a unique style of wrestling.