Funny Questions Kids Ask


Where does earwax come from?

Earwax might seem like just another gross bodily substance, but it serves a very important function in the health of your ear canal.

How Exploding Head Syndrome Works

You're deep in dreamland when you hear an explosion so loud you wake up. But there's nothing outside or inside your house making the noise. What just happened?

Why DNA Evidence Can Be Unreliable

DNA found at a crime scene doesn't automatically mean the person matching it is guilty, say researchers of new forensics guide.

How Psychopaths Work

Your average psychopath isn't a ruthless killer. It's far likelier you'll find them running for office, leading a company or just enjoying a cup of coffee next to you at work.

How Itches Work

Although everyone itches, the reasoning behind it has puzzled scientists for decades. They're also trying to figure out why scratching an itch relieves it — and feels so good.

Everything You've Read About Vitamin D Is Wrong

A review of existing studies found increasing your intake of vitamin D didn't help to cure or prevent several diseases.