There's still guilt-free joy to be found in the suffering of others, if you know where to look.
We talked to people diagnosed with autism and leading experts about how sociological factors, academia, and the media are letting women with autism down.
Today, troops from Chad and Niger retake town from Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria, and more.
Today, a solar eclipse had a slight chance of fucking up the UK power grid—and that's a really great thing because it means that we're slowly starting to wean ourselves off oil.
Researchers in the UK crunched some numbers to determine what age average alcohol consumption peaks, and the numbers will not surprise you.
According to a neurologist and somnologist, weed suppresses REM sleep—but it comes back with a vengeance if you take a pot hiatus.
A recent study sifted through nearly 100 previous studies and determined that the average erect dong is around five inches long, so you can stop worrying about that.
A new study says the nasty little guy gives 500,000 people a year a horrible, possibly fatal form of diarrhea.
Some people see it as white and gold. Other people see it as blue and black. We asked an expert what the fuck was going on, and even he couldn't figure it out.
DARPA's researchers are hard at work creating biotechnology straight out of science fiction.
"The physiologist does not hear the animals' cries of pain. He is blind to the blood that flows. He sees nothing but his idea, and the secrets he is resolved to discover."
Professor Edward Meloni has come up with a new method that uses xenon gas to help those suffering with PTSD.
Another Obama administration official acknowledges the absurdity of federal drug policies.
To start with, a lot more people would die from things like measles, mumps, and meningitis.
Are some people really born with absolutely no natural disposition for giving head?
Climate-change deniers will happily seize #Blizzard2015 as proof of a vast liberal conspiracy. But is global warming actually making snowstorms worse?
The good news is they're reversing the effects of aging. The bad news is you haven't got enough savings to live to 100.
New evidence shows that cremation may be worse for us than we thought. Which doesn't leave a whole lot of options if you're aiming for a green death.
By the end of 2015, Australia will have welcomed its first human body farm, giving you a new option for what to do with your body after you die.
A new study says that women who produce a lot of liquid during sex are urinating out of pleasure, though a broader debate over female ejaculation rages on.
The Irukandji is a tiny and transparent sea jelly whose psychoactive sting will leave you wishing for death.
I met with Hunter Lee Soik, the 33-year-old behind Shadow—an app that lets you record your dreams upon waking and enter them into a massive database.
Dec 26, 2014
After half a decade of toil, researchers have announced that they have developed a new bedbug trap with the potential to revolutionize the fight against the miniature bloodsuckers.
The trouble with talking about America's human experiments is that you instantly sound like a doomsday-prepping, conspiracy-spouting whackjob. To combat that stereotype, here's a rundown of some of the officially-documented ones we've carried out.