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This Is the End, My Friend

This week's Straight Dope marks the last appearance of the column as the Teeming Millions have known it for the past 45 years.

Do Brain Supplements Do Anything?

Brain Drain
Is Prevagen cognitive supplement as effective as its TV ad states?

Is flying really worse for the environment than driving?

Planes and Trains
If the world were to get serious about reducing carbon emissions, there would be a lot less air travel.

Why aren't internal organs symmetrical?

Inside Out
The outside shape of mammals is symmetrical: limbs, eyes, ears and nostrils arranged on either side of a central axis.

Do dogs have better protection from ticks than people do?

Tick Check
Why aren't there flea collars for people?

Can Congress override a presidential pardon?

Power Play
Now that Bill Cosby has been found guilty, it seems possible President Trump could issue a pardon, letting Cosby off scot-free.

Why is Asian earwax different from black and white people's earwax?

Wax Facts
According to Science News, If you would describe yourself as white or black, your earwax is probably yellow and sticky.

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