Ocean Loaded With Deadly 'ghostnets'

Huge swaths of the Pacific Ocean are loaded with discarded fishing nets that entangle marine mammals, turtles and sea birds, a new study found. Researchers used satellites to get a better handle on the scope of the so-called ghostnet problem, then flew over specific areas...

How Much Spit Does A Person Produce?

Our salivary glands, which are located on the inside of each cheek, at the bottom of the mouth and under the jaw at the front of the mouth, churn out about 2 to 4 pints (1 to 2 liters) of spit every day. The mere mention or aroma...

Facebook Demotes Posts That Beg For Likes

Having already tackled the problem of fake news, Facebook is ramping up its efforts to curb engagement bait. This being posts that ask for likes, shares, or comments. Just like clickbait, engagement bait is designed to turn users from passive observers to active participants. Initially,...