'On Trash,' Today's Comic by Pedro D'Apremont

The world's trash is causing a man to lose sleep.


'Tomato Heart,' Today's Comic by Haejin Park

A woman prescribes and odd remedy to cure a poodle's common cold.


Why Being Stressed All the Time Can Make You Sick

Early-life stress is especially concerning, according to recent research.


This Is What Happens to Your Body When it's Shocked by Freezing Water

People who take the polar bear plunge often talk of feeling invigorated, like they've downed a shot glass of pure energy.


The Introspective Parts of Our Brains Are Getting Out of Shape

Researchers call it "hurry sickness": The more we overload our schedules, the more we strengthen the task-oriented network of the brain.


'Biopsy Part Five,' Today's Comic by Rebecca Kirby

After finding out she doesn't have cancer, Rebecca celebrates by assigning herself a new birthday.


'Biopsy Part Four,' Today's Comic by Rebecca Kirby

While waiting for a call from her doctor, Rebecca gets stoned with a friend.


This Is How Gross Your Beer Pong Ball Probably Is

Wetting the ball might actually make it pick up more bacteria from people's hands and wherever else it lands.


This YouTuber's Battle with Cancer Showed Us How to Live Courageously

All through this year, Dan Thomas vlogged the emotional and physical tribulations his sarcomatoid carcinoma put him through.


Should You Be Worried About Whether Your Tap Water Is Safe?

When it comes to clean water, the most important factor is where you live.


Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.


Is There Any Reason to Use Liquid Soap Instead of Bar Soap?

The more heavily used a bar is, the more microorganisms it holds. But does that really mean it's time to leave bar soaps behind?