How Exercise Can KILL You!

It’s official! If you’re exercising too much, it could actually kill you! Join Tara as she reports on a new finding that found all the negative side effects of being too active. Be sure to tune in to our Google+ Hangout with NASA on Wednesday May 21 at 7pm ET/4pm PT: Read More: Too much …

3 Amazing Things To Do After You Die!

At some point, we’re all going to die, but what are we going to do with all our bodies? Cemeteries are becoming overpopulated, so there’s limited space in the ground. Cremation saves space. But what about being made into a diamond? Or being shot into space? Anthony lists out the 3 coolest things you can …

Why Are People Going To Switzerland To Kill Themselves?

Assisted suicide is illegal in most parts of the world, and it’s causing many to leave their country to die! Tara is here to explain why suicide tourism is becoming more and more popular. Read More: ‘Suicide tourism’ to Switzerland has doubled within four years “The numbers of ‘suicide tourists’ going to Switzerland to take …

How Antivenom Stops Venom From Killing You

You may know that antivenom can counteract attacks from venomous creatures, but how does it work? How Snakes Got Their Venom – Sign Up For The Seeker Newsletter Here – Read More: How To Make Antivenom – And Why The World Is Running Short “Venomous snakebites kill at least 100,000 people per year. The only …

Can A Stranger Look Exactly Like Me?

There are 7 billion people on the planet, making it fairly likely that someone, somewhere looks exactly like you! Is there a science behind Doppelgangers? Laci is here to discuss what happens in the brain when we see someone that looks identical to you. Read More: Doppelgngers Began as a Part of German Folklore “Doppelgänger …

How Does Extreme Heat Kill You?

How Bad Was The Deadliest Heat Wave Ever?: What Are The World’s Hottest Countries?: Currently, there is a heat wave in India that has killed thousands. What makes heat so deadly, and why can’t the body fight back? If you like this Jawsome shirt, you can pick it up here: Read More: India Heat Wave, …

Can You Die From A Lack Of Sleep?

Here on DNews, we’ve talked about the importance of sleep many times. Is it possible to die from a lack of it? Trace takes a look at what happens when you fail to sleep for days. Read More: Can You Die From Lack of Sleep? “CIA interrogators at Guantanamo Bay subjected dozens of detainees to …

Why Homophobia Could Kill You

Whether or not you support gay rights, there is distinct scientific evidence that homophobia is dangerous to everyone! Trace explains how being homophobic, or being gay in a community that doesn’t support your orientation could take years off of your life! Read More: Homophobia Takes Years Off of Your Life “There’s a price to be …

Why We See The White Light Near Death

No one truly knows what happens when we die, but chances are you’ve heard about the ‘white light’ that people sometimes see when they’ve had a near death experience. So is that evidence of an afterlife, or is something else goin’ on? Laci explains. Read More: Surge of neurophysiological coherence and connectivity in the dying …

What Does Frostbite Do To Your Body?

If you’ve ever been stuck in freezing temperatures then you probably know a bit about frostbite. But how exactly does frostbite work? Tune into the premiere of Sherpa, Saturday April 23rd at 9/8 central on Discovery! Sherpa, part of Elevation Weekend on Discovery ►►►► Check out the American Himalayan Foundation ►►►► Sign Up For The …