Sucked In

Black holes and singularities, oh my!

Head South

Is the incidence of multiple sclerosis increasing?

Meta Meds

On Target

Are you more likely to be killed by a police officer than by a terrorist?
I keep seeing a stat saying Americans are eight times more likely to be killed by a police officer than by a terrorist. How does this data break down into black, white, Hispanic, and Asian-American?

Wash Away

Will freezing jeans get rid of their odor?
The CEO of Levi Strauss recently suggested jeans shouldn't be laundered, but left in the freezer overnight to kill bacteria and remove odors. Supposedly this preserves the fit and saves water.

Winged War

Are scarecrows effective?
Are scarecrows effective? They've been around for a long time, but has anyone ever done a study to see if they work?

Bloody Nonsense

Let's talk about nature's virginity test.

Mama Trauma

What is the impact of a traumatic event on human development?
Early in my mother's pregnancy, she became aware her father had a terminal illness. He died two months before I was born.


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