• Health
    Does Kinesio Tape Help Pain?

    Kinesio tape has been touted as a way to relieve pain and improve athletic performance. Today we take a closer look at this product.

  • Current Events
    Plastic in the Ocean: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch

    The Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a collection of waste, consisting of mostly discarded plastic, that is concentrated by ocean currents.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Urban Legend: NASA Space Pen

    A long-standing urban myth claims that NASA invested millions into developing a pen that would work in space while Russian cosmonauts simply used pencils.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Piltdown Man: The Hoax That Fooled Scientists For Decades

    Provoking controversy for a little over four decades, Piltdown Man was one of the most prodigious hoaxes ever unloaded on the scientific community.

  • Hoaxes & Rumors
    Classic Odd News: The Crichton Leprechaun

    On March 14th, 2006, NBC associate WPMI-TV out of Mobile, Alabama dispatched a news crew to the Crichton community to see why police had been called due to substantial groups of people congregating outdoors. Recalling the day, reporter Scott Walker explains on his website that “We heard reports of large crowds gathering...

  • Health
    Chitosan: Uses and Side Effects

    Chitosan is a manufactured fiber made from shellfish shells which has become popular as a weight loss supplement. Today we’ll look at the research evidence.

  • Health
    Black Cohosh: Uses & Side Effects

    Black cohosh is a herbal root from the buttercup family that is currently being sold as a dietary supplement and remedy for symptoms of menopause.

  • Health
    Health Benefits of Deep Breathing

    Opposed to rapid, shallow breathing, deep breathing has been scientifically linked to various health benefits. Today we look at the science of breathing.