Health and Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PMDoes This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat?Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AMThe Sun Sports a Limb-to-Limb Shag Carpet
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 12:13 PMThe Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PMDo People Still Die of Rabies?And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
Medical Examiner
Sept. 17 2014 11:48 PMSpanking Is Great for SexWhich is why it’s grotesque for parenting.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 11:18 AMThe Milky Way, Like a Bridge Across the Sky (Photo)
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PMThe Scariest Campfire StoryMore horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Science
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PMThe Case of the Missing CerebellumHow did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AMThe Comet and the Cosmic Beehive (Photo)
New Scientist
Sept. 14 2014 8:38 AMScientific Misconduct Should Be a CrimeIt’s as bad as fraud or theft, only potentially more dangerous.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 13 2014 8:00 AMIt’s Been 15 Years Since We Lost the Moon and Moonbase Alpha
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 12 2014 7:30 AMRosetta’s Comet Wakes Up and Starts Jetting
Science
Sept. 11 2014 12:27 PMTrench WarfareThe feds want to define “waters of the United States” scientifically. Farmers are freaked out.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 11 2014 7:30 AMHank Green Learns How to Measure the Stars
Science
Sept. 10 2014 4:04 PMCan Blue Whales Recover?Populations off California may have reached historic levels, but that is not the case everywhere.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AMAn Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Medical Examiner
Sept. 19 2014 5:09 PMDid America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 19 2014 11:33 AMThe Supernova That Didn’t Bark in the Night
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 18 2014 7:30 AMRed Sprites and Green Glow: Two Rare Phenomena Caught on Video
Jurisprudence
Sept. 17 2014 4:49 PMSchooling the Supreme Court on Rap MusicIs it art or a true threat of violence?
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AMFantastic and Rare Picture of a Circular Rainbow
Science
Sept. 16 2014 4:09 PMIt’s All ConnectedWhat links creativity, conspiracy theories, and delusions? A phenomenon called apophenia.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 16 2014 7:30 AMA Billion Tatooines
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 7:30 AMThose Frigid Cold Snaps and Lingering Weather Patterns Have Now Been Linked to Global Warming
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 14 2014 8:00 AMBecause Why Not: A Volcano Tornado (Video)
Science
Sept. 12 2014 11:26 AMWhy Identical Twins Aren’t Really Identical
Science
Sept. 11 2014 1:29 PMDid DNA Evidence Really Identify Jack the Ripper?Behind the hype is some shoddy forensic science.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 11 2014 11:15 AMXkcd Creator Randall Munroe’s New Book: What If?
Science
Sept. 10 2014 4:15 PMWhy Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?Honeybees pollinate almonds and fruit trees, but we don’t have much almond honey.
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 10 2014 12:03 PM50 Kilometers From a Comet

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