Science

Cleaning Your House Could Make You a More Moral Person
Go wild with the Windex
July 02, 2014

Go wild with the Windex. 

Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
June 30, 2014

The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.

Is "Sensory Processing Disorder" a Real Medical Condition?
Thousands of parents say it is. The psychiatric establishment disagrees.
June 24, 2014

Tens of thousands of parents believe it is. The psychiatric establishment disagrees.

Broccoli Juice May Help Your Body Flush Carcinogens—Just Don't Call It a Detox
June 20, 2014

Cleanse-your-body-in-5 days diets are junk. But some of the science has a kernel of truth.

The Science Behind #ThrowbackThursday
Why we derive special pleasure from the act of remembering the past.
June 05, 2014

Why we derive special pleasure from the act of remembering the past. 

A Bogus New Autism Study Claims Excessive Manliness Is to Blame
June 05, 2014

Another whack, dangerous study claims it knows what causes autism. Baloney.

The Dangerous New Scientific Racism
May 25, 2014

Why is the West rich and Africa poor? A new book suggests genetic differences are at play—reviving an old lie in a strangely prominent place.

John Oliver and Bill Nye Show the World How to Debate with Climate Change Deniers
May 12, 2014

Just don't do it. Because they're wrong. And John Oliver is so so right.

The Climate Change Report Is Full of Scientific Equivocations
We know the climate is changing globally. We don't really know what will happen in your town.
May 08, 2014

We know the climate is changing globally. We don't really know what will happen in your town.

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