Zombie Drug

Is scopolamine as scary as its reputation?

Before Obama

Were there black presidents before Obama?

Altered Genes

Is CRISPR the big deal everyone says it is?

Anti-Semite Martin Luther

Did Martin Luther instigate the Holocaust? Call me a traditionalist, but I figure that accomplishment can stay on Hitler's rap sheet.

Space Case

Back in the '70s, advance reports that Skylab's crew was to be supplied with small rations of wine inspired so much public outrage that NASA instituted a strict ban on in-flight alcohol consumption.


How do they neutralize the nastiest bathroom stench and replace it with a delightful scent almost immediately?

ASD Epidemic

When I was growing up, there seemed to be hardly any autistic kids around; now they're everywhere.


If a nuclear exchange took place one morning while I was at the office, what signs would let me know that something horrible had happened?

Hoofin' It

how did horses manage to evolve and survive without...

Lethal Injection

Why do there seem to be ongoing issues whenever we execute people by lethal injection that we never see when dogs get put to sleep?

Human Devolution

Is it possible that our species has entered a stage of devolution

Fire Escape

I'm disabled, and I wouldn't want someone risking their life carrying me down so many flights.

How to be a Refugee

What's the easiest way to get your money out of the country in advance?

Clowning Around

For months police have been wading through report after report of suspicious characters in white face paint, floppy shoes and the like lurking, peeping and accosting children.

Opium Bomb

We can't just go around unloading death from above on everyone and everything we don't like. Or at least we shouldn't.

Claim to Shame

Has the United States ever had a presidential candidate who said things as outrageous as Donald Trump has this year?

Pet Palate

But do dogs and cats discern flavors, and given the choice, would they prefer Alpo or Cesar to dog crap or dead rats?

Down with DNA

Are these genes more common among migrants—for instance, the descendants of U.S. colonists, as compared to the population of the UK?


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