The WHO said Monday that facemasks could be justified in areas where hand-washing and physical distancing were difficult. Original videographic on homemade cloth face covering.
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It's time we set a few things straight – for your benefit, of course – which is why we decided to debunk some popular skincare myths…
The search for a second Earth has taken us all across the universe. Thanks to the Kepler Space Telescope (and other NASA missions) we can now map more of space than ever before! But, have we already found the new home we've been looking for? Does ...
Scientists have proposed to build a functional wormhole tunnel by simulating quantum entangled black holes in a lab. Quanta Magazine reports the linked black holes are theoretically able to teleport quantum information via the tunnel.
New evidence from Iowa State University and the University of Colorado suggests that 1.5 billion years ago, the planet was covered by a vast ocean and had no continents.
Researchers have demonstrated a futuristic bridge-building technique that allows the structure to unfold like an umbrella to the length of its span.
The Milky Way is at least 105,000 lightyears across. Possibly more than 200,000 lightyears across! The idea of travelling across it is truly mind-boggling, but that's what we're going to do! In this video, Unveiled sets forth on an incredible jour...
It seemed innocent enough at the time-build an underground polar research station to study ice core samples. What people didn't know about was the covert plan to set up a nuclear launch pad capable of firing off hundreds of missiles at Russia.
It was a growing community with schools & churches, yet it was deemed expendable enough to be demolished to make room for Central Park. Why?
A thousand years ago America was home to man-made earthen structures that would rival the pyramids in size. Where? St. Louis, of course.
Mani Manithan is a man with a plan, & it's meant to be a little backwards. For 28 years he's walked in reverse in the name of global unity.
How did an almost bankrupt Calgary mining company suddenly become worth billions? By striking gold without ever having to produce an ounce.
For this historical figure over time fiction has become fact. Find out about the real woman behind the story Disney never animated for you.
The events of September 11, 2001 will never be forgotten. Through the darkness of that day shone a light as one small Canadian community opened their doors & their hearts to stranded airline passengers from around the globe.
In the 1600s Japan was not a big fan of Western culture. To emphasize that point it banned its citizens from travelling abroad with a penalty of death if they did for over 200 years.
This eco-sculptor has a point he needs made, so his latest project is on a scale so massive our oceans have never seen anything like it.
Segregated bathrooms & rampant workplace sexism didn't stop three highly educated African American women from helping NASA reach the stars.
It's not be much to look at, but the wax worm's unusual appetite for polythyrene might help scientists find solutions to biodegrading plastic safer & quicker than current methods.
Brooklyn used to have a mind-blowing amount of weeds. Or should we say weed, as in the kind that people smoke and it makes them...chillaxed?
There was a time when zeppelins ruled the skies, floating on air thanks to hydrogen. After dozens of fiery accidents within the industry the Hindenburg's burning marked the beginning of the end for airships.
There's so much man-made space garbage in Earth's orbit right now it's an International Space Station-destroying accident waiting to happen.
The author's adventures took him to the skies & across Earth's toughest terrains, but his final tale ends with a mysterious plane crash.
We know so little about Antarctica. Did you know it is the largest desert in the world? Or that 99% of it is covered in ice? Learn more facts about this strange land.
Concrete transforms into artful messages in this sculptor's hands, & Jason deCaires Taylor manages to save coral reefs at the same time.
Driving across California? You might witness dozens of zebras grazing by the side of the road, a living reminder of what money used to buy America's wealthy back in the day. It's true: There are wild zebras in California, a reminder of a time...
1906. The Bronx Zoo stuck an African pygmy in a cage, told the masses he was a cannibal, & watched the zoo's attendance double as a result.
Can we bring the nuclear fusion power of the sun & stars to Planet Earth? The new documentary Let There Be Light follows the scientists who think we can.
In the 1920s L.A. had an underground transit system that was the envy of urban centres across the country, so why did it fall to pieces?
New Yorkers are a hardy breed, & the amazing fact that their not-too-distant relatives used to eat raw oysters from the Hudson proves it.
Remembrance Day is observed on November 11th in several countries. Why?
How did a pea-soup fog turn fatal overnight? Millions of homes burning coal in furnaces non-stop for weeks had something to do with it.
Time has turned this mythic tale of a woman's foray through the upper ranks of the Catholic Church into more fiction than fact. Where does the truth end & the legend begin?
If pyramids are your thing, don't put all your eggs in the Egypt basket. There's somewhere else you can go to see twice as many of them.
Albert Einstein, besides being a genius, was also a decent tipper. The courier given this note might not have known it at the time, though.
A remote hunk of rock is the subject of a territorial dispute between two very polite countries who leave booze everytime they claim it back.
One man, an uninitiated visitor, lost for days in the darkness of the Amazon jungle despite hundreds of people searching for him. How could anyone survive? With the help of kindly monkeys, of course.
Want a disease-free life or a baby with blue eyes? CRISPR might be mankind's gene editing Get Out of Jail Free card, and it's on its way.
Did they or didn't they? A physicist has devised a formula that puts math to work in testing the validity of a conspiracy theory.
America loves food. You know what else it loves? Throwing perfectly good, uneaten food in the trash. It's a billion-dollar nationwide problem.
Self Reflected' is being called the most complex and detailed artistic depiction of our brain ever. The artwork was designed so everyone can marvel at the wonder of human consciousness. Here are the results. #awesome
A 99-million year old dinosaur tail found in amber... and guess what? It's covered in feathers, a first for science.
The first woman to run for president wasn't applauded for her efforts, she became a maligned social outcast branded a 'witch.'
They came, they saw, they kicked some serious Nazi ass. These amazing women all went beyond the call of duty in their fight for freedom.