It's become pretty common knowledge (with a study to back it up) that stupid people tend to overestimate their intelligence while smart people tend to underestimate it.
You're probably used to showering every day. We do it these days for habit and hygiene, but you might know that showering regularly has only been the norm for 50 or 60 years.
It's prime mosquito season, and with talk of the rapidly spreading, mosquito-borne Zika virus, it's more important than ever to know what you should — and shouldn't — do to keep the bloodsucking bugs at bay.
Considering we spend about a third of our lives sleeping (or we're supposed to, at least), it should come as no surprise that the way we sleep can have an impact on all sorts of medical issues and biological functions.
When it comes to reconstructive surgery, the emotional and personal benefits that people can get from it are often as powerful as the medical benefits themselves.
We all know that drinking soda is bad for us. We've learned that it rots your teeth, and contains tons of refined sugar, which means calories, which lead to obesity.
Men are drawn to breasts so much that it's normally the first thing they notice on a woman. A study by Victoria University found that men also spend a little longer checking them out than other body parts. Shocking, right?
It was about this time a couple of years ago that the Ice Bucket Challenge took over the country, with people dumping buckets of ice on themselves (and others) to raise awareness and money for ALS research.
If you ever needed another excuse to put down your phone while driving, this is it — proof that the human body is not meant to withstand the trauma of a car crash.
As part of a new road safety campaign, the Australian government has been working with Melbourne sculptor Patricia Piccinini, a leading trauma surgeon, and a road safety engineer to create a human that could survive a car crash.
This is Graham. You probably don't look like Graham.