Vegetables have been credited with a lot of accomplishments, in their time. They are the boy scouts. The good guys. The foods that help your body stay healthy and fight off a variety of maladies. But ... [more]
To update an old adage: believe half of what you see, and nothing that you read that isn't cited. Misinformation is everywhere in the age of Wikipedia and blogging, so we must be extra vigilant in ... [more]
We all prefer round numbers so why does the world's most famous footrace measure in at such an odd figure?
Is it for farming? Is it for energy conservation? Is it for voter turnout in elections? Is it to prevent pedestrians from getting hit by cars? Let's find out.
Many people think they don't have any bad habits just because they don't chew their nails, drag their feet, or swear like a sailor -- but don't be resistant to self-improvement. If you're doing any of... [more]
Pour yourself a cup and dive into some beverage knowledge.
The indecision that has plagued the superhero film world has particularly affected the silver screen fortunes of five extremely popular superheroes.
In 2002, science journalist Gary Taubes dared question the accepted 'truth' that fat made you fat and the human diet should focus on carbohydrates. Why carbs, when for tens of thousands of years our ... [more]
What happens on that fateful date? Does it disappear? Does it suddenly become toxic? How does the purity of clean water sealed in a container suddenly become compromised?