Meghan Bartels
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What will happen to those Confederate statues they’re taking down? Here are some options.

The past and future of public monuments to Confederates.

Beauty standards mean nonwhite women are exposed to more toxic compounds

Racist beauty standards encourage people to turn to products with dangerous side effects.

3 incredible eclipse expeditions throughout history that shaped modern science

Hopefully your trip is free of malaria, altitude sickness and 12-day boat rides!

The solar eclipse glasses you bought might be fake — here’s how to tell

How to keep your eyes safe, even if Amazon recalled your eclipse glasses.

Here’s why the solar eclipse doesn’t move in the direction you think it should

We'll help you make sure you're facing the right direction so you can catch the very first glimpse of the eclipse.

The strange but true history of eclipse science — from 2137 BC into the future

4000 years of watching the sky have really paid off.

GoDaddy tells the ‘Daily Stormer’ it will no longer host the white supremacist site

The internet company decided the site's Charlottesville coverage violates its terms of service.

Goldfish brew booze to stay alive in freezing winter water

It's the first known example of fermentation by an animal with a backbone.

The moon may have spent 2 billion years creating a giant magnetic field

Forget animal magnetism, try lunar magnetism.

Scientists say there could be tens of millions of black holes in our own galaxy

Our galaxy is way weirder than you thought.

Next year, these cameras will hitch a ride to space to hunt thousands of distant planets

Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what's orbiting you.

Lunar Eclipse 2017: Here’s how you can watch the solar eclipse’s warm-up act

You get an eclipse! And you get an eclipse! And you get an eclipse!

Aziz Ansari hated what the internet was doing to his brain — so he quit it

Bet your phone is within 2 feet of you right now.

The 2017 solar eclipse could help scientists crack the biggest mysteries about Mercury

Our solar system's smallest planet will get its day in the (blocked-out) sun.

Here’s what your pets are really doing to the environment

Cute little meat-eating machines.