Kara Crabb

  • Therapy with Steve Girard, AKA Stevie Eats Worms

    I hate to keep coming back to this, but after I gargled my piss on the internet I received a lot of heartfelt missives from urine enthusiasts the world over. One very intrusive fan even searched my DNS registration and sent me a text with my father’s...

  • We Reviewed 'Figure 1' the Instagram for Doctors

    I’m glad that there is now a service (it’s almost exactly like Instagram) to document the weird things that nurses, technicians, surgeons, and physicians get to deal with on a daily basis.

  • Jacob Barnett Is Even Better in 3D

    Jacob Barnett has been getting a lot of media attention lately because he is an autistic baby genius. I have been following his story for over a year now, waiting for my chance to pounce. When I found out he was going to be at a science-outreach...

  • Let's Apply Network Analysis to Medicine

    This is how I dream of the future: People can go get a brain scan—maybe we have disposable imaging headpieces at this point—and then connectome translators interpret their brain scan into a list of personalized features.

  • What Defines Psychopathology in the Age of Artificial Intelligence?

    While whatever causes brief discrepancies of intellectual understanding could be considered flaws, perhaps the infinite possible features that are yet to be “flaws” should also be considered in the study of mental illness as well.

  • Bitches Be Writing: A History

    The first important modern writer with a vagina emerged out of nowhere, with an exaggerated, hyperbolic diary she called Pride and Prejudice, written when she was just 21 years old. As a result, universities all over the place now have feminist...