Imagine wearing a shoe with straps so thin they could fit between your teeth. So-called “floss heels” are all the rage this spring, and podiatrists are panicking. To the High Heel Doctor, the naked-foot minimalism is a mere euphemism for dangerously unsupportive footwear.…

Great news for Skrillex fans: Dubstep music is a real buzzkill when it comes to the survival behaviors of mosquitoes.

Everything went fine for a while as well-wishers lined up in Loreto, Italy on Monday to say hi to Pope Francis.  

For some, it’s Mother Nature’s gift to Instagram. But for residents of Lake Elsinore, California, a stunning carpet of poppies has turned into a bouquet of nightmares.  A wet winter carpeted local hills with irresistible poppies drawing “unbearable,” selfie-hungry crowds to…

While American cheese was named one of GHN’s 100 Objects That Shaped Public Health, we never thought it would also shape the internet—at least for a moment.   The Web has found a new use for the fluorescent-orange squares: throwing it on baby’s faces.

In June of 2015, John Snow suddenly hit Google pay dirt.   The “Father of Epidemiology” is just one typo away from fictional Jon Snow, star of HBO's hit Game of Thrones, who had seemingly been killed off at the end of season 5. Fans eager to speculate about Snow’s…

Newsflash: The inventive minds at The Open Notebook, a resource for science, environmental and health journalists, are hosting what it believes to be the first science-themed peeps diorama contest

If Valentine’s Day passed you over yesterday, take heart—at least you didn’t get a Vinegar Valentine.  

While for some the sounds may induce chill-mode, others feel like they're “being haunted by a very quiet ghost with no sense of personal space.” So what is ASMR—"autonomous sensory meridian response"? Think the opposite of nails on a chalkboard—repetitive, up-close sound…

There’s no sinking feeling quite like realizing you just sent unintended Reply All. But there is one surefire catharsis: sharing the cringey correspondence with The New York Times. David Pogue’s crowdsourced collection of email mishaps reaffirms that once the deed is done,…