Unattractive people, beware: kids don’t trust you as much as your better-looking peers.
Elon Musk doesn’t shoot for the moon; he shoots for Mars. And he hopes to bring people there in under ten years.
It sounds like something out of a horror movie: Scientists create embryos that are part animal, part human. But the researchers now working on these very experiments are actually hoping to cure terminal illnesses, not create monsters.
Public toilets aren’t exactly known for their cleanliness. Here are some gross facts — and to keep you from having a panic attack upon the thought of entering one — some helpful information to put it all into perspective.
Flushing the toilet before “going” can cut down on airborne bacteria.
Before federal food safety regulations really existed in the U.S., one man made it his duty to prove that food additives were harmful to human health — and he did so in a rather unconventional way.
At the turn of the 20th century, Harvey Wiley, Chief Chemist of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, started inviting people into the basement of his office building for extraordinarily well-prepared meals. The meals were free and prepared by a top chef, often with locally-sourced ingredients. The catch? All the dishes were laced with poison.