A Brief History of Women Putting Poison in Their Lovers' Food
For many reasons—money, jealousy, or even a way out of an abusive relationship—poison has remained an effective weapon for women throughout history.
American Wine Is Full of Poison
Sixty-four of the 65 bottles sampled had levels of arsenic above the US Environmental Protection Agency maximum.
The Arsenic-Proof People of the Andes
Researchers studied the first human population that can digest the king of poisons.
Should Psychiatric Patients be Allowed to Smoke?
Hospitals in New Zealand have banned smoking in psych wards.
The City of Yellowknife, Canada, Is Sitting on Enough Arsenic to Kill Every Human on Earth
Yellowknife is currently sitting on 237,000 tons of arsenic. It has been collecting dust in an underground chamber built to house it for some time now, and the Canadian government has a new permanent solution to its storage problem—but years of...