POSTED // Aug 5,2013 - Are there any figures for people seriously injured or even killed by bad GPS directions? I’m not talking about distracted drivers, but rather schlubs that followed GPS instructions off a cliff or something.
POSTED // Jul 16,2013 - I’m curious about the effect of a sizable (say, one kilometer) meteorite striking the moon. Assuming it hit the side facing us, would we be able to see the impact or the aftermath (plumes of dust) with the naked eye? —Kirk Andersen, Kyoto
POSTED // Jun 24,2013 - After working out recently, I was gloating about how hard I’d pushed myself and that I “bullied some iron.” That got me thinking: Could the energy expended in gyms be harnessed?
POSTED // Jun 10,2013 - In a staff report on your site about whether nonsmoking actors use fake cigarettes when playing a part, the writer said there’s no such thing as noncarcinogenic smoke, implying smoke is the primary danger.
POSTED // Jun 3,2013 - The Straight Dope columns I find particularly interesting are the ones about secret societies: the Illuminati, the Bilderbergs, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Trilateral Commission, the Masons, etc.