Prevent Peanut Allergies...By Feeding Children Peanuts?

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Prevent Peanut Allergies...By Feeding Children Peanuts?

Common sense dictates that, if peanuts can cause a kid to go into anaphylactic shock, then it's better to not give kids peanuts at all, especially if you aren't sure if they are allergic or not. But it turns out that that's one of the worst things you can do. New guidelines from the National Institutes of Health recommend inoculating young kids against peanut allergies in a controlled environment. How and when depends on the child, however.Is there something you're curious about? Send us a note or email us at editors (at) curiosity.com. And follow Curiosity on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Goldfish Have Great Memories, Thank You Very Much

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Goldfish Have Great Memories, Thank You Very Much

When it comes to smarts, fish get a bad rap. If you've ever seen Disney's Finding Nemo, you'll remember the forgetful blue tang fish, Dory. Defamation, we say! It's a common myth that goldfish have poor memories, but mounting evidence suggests that they have rather good memories and can even be trained, much like dogs.Related: Fish Don't Get Electrocuted Because Lightning Rarely Strikes Over The Ocean, For One Thing

Do Glasses Ruin Your Eyesight?

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Do Glasses Ruin Your Eyesight?

If you're a fellow "four eyes," you've likely heard this myth: wearing glasses weakens your eye muscles and worsens your vision. We have good news for the far and nearsighted—this is simply untrue. Watch the following video to uncover the science behind vision issues and how glasses are designed to help.Is there something you're curious about? Send us a note or email us at editors (at) curiosity.com. And follow Curiosity on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

How The Deepest Part Of The Ocean Got So Polluted

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How The Deepest Part Of The Ocean Got So Polluted

You might think that the deepest place on Earth would also be the most pristine, but, not the case. While the Mariana Trench is the deepest part of the world's oceans, it's also extremely polluted. According to a study in the journal Nature, the trench is actually "operating as a potential sink for the pollutants and litter that are discarded into the seas." Uncover more about this issue in the following video, then learn more about the Mariana Trench.Is there something you're curious about? Send us a note or email us at editors (at) curiosity.com. And follow Curiosity on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Why Aren't Plants Black?

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Why Aren't Plants Black?

Asking why plants are green is kind of like asking why the sky is blue. You might think plants are green because chlorophyll is green, but the answer isn't so simple. Scientists actually aren't quite sure why plants evolved to be green, but you can hear their most promising theories in the video below. Then, answer more plant questions with the following topics.Is there something you're curious about? Send us a note or email us at editors (at) curiosity.com. And follow Curiosity on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Why You Should Never Wash Raw Chicken

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Why You Should Never Wash Raw Chicken

Put down the chicken and step away from your sink! That's right—washing chicken is a big no-no. We repeat: you are not supposed to wash raw chicken. If you're feeling lied to, we totally understand. But believe it. It'll help protect you and your family from potential food poisoning.Related: Why Mayonnaise Probably Won't Give You Food Poisoning