The far-flung science fiction worlds we've been watching for on the horizon have actually been here all along -- it's just that they're not happening to us. They're happening to the animals.
In an era where our gadgets exceed the science fiction of just 20 years ago, it's amazing how many everyday annoyances have never gotten fixed. It's not like folks haven't tried. It's just way more complicated than it seems.
Here's to the Toxic Avengers of the Animal Kingdom.
The truth is that most of us aren't exactly doctors when it comes to our knowledge of modern illness. A lot of what we know and believe about how to avoid being sick is based on old wives' tales and approximately as medically advanced as the idea that masturbation causes blindness.
There are thousands of ways for mental hypochondriacs to go online and self-diagnose every possible disorder, even the ludicrously unlikely ones. Here are four tests you can take to learn shocking truths about yourself.
Ever fly into a rage for no reason? It's almost like you were stressed out and on the verge of snapping for hours before that. Despite how you felt, it turns out that's exactly what was going on.
While it's easy to imagine watching the hopeful utopia of Star Trek and saying, 'Let's make that real!' it's a little stranger to think the same after watching Blade Runner or Gattaca. Yet here we are.
While maybe we can't explain your thing with puppets, science does have a few ideas about the other stuff we're into.
Dear Doctor, I feel like I need to clear the air about a few things that happened the night you stitched up my face.
If you're anything like us, cutting off a deadly snake's head is your best and only move, and sometimes not even that will work.
Just FYI: These stories require even more suspension of disbelief than any Pixar movie.
It turns out that even science isn't always an exact science. There are plenty of white-coated professionals throughout history who spat in the face of empirical research and just injected themselves with shit to see what would happen.
Human medical test subject is in that category of jobs that kind of seems like free money. Free, horrifying money