The shiny three leaves of poison ivy. Photo by Susan Biddle/The Washington Post/Getty Images. Ahh, summertime. A long wilderness hike followed by a refreshing swim in the river followed by -- music screeches to halt -- a…

List compiled by Rebecca Jacobson. Read our full Science Wednesday report. They have lungs, but they breathe completely through pores in their skin. Their name Cryptobranchus means "secret gill." They are the third largest species of…

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8 Things You Didn’t Know About Nikola Tesla

He was born in a lightning storm 158 years ago, and once shook the poop out of Mark Twain. Inventor, visionary, futurist and terrified of germs, he is...Nikola Tesla. And here are a few things you didn't know about him.

The business mandate within the Affordable Care Act that requires employers to provide coverage is now delayed, and that is prompting reaction from critics who say other parts of the law should be put on hold, too -- if…

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