While most people think of cosmetic surgery as frivolous, vain, or only for folks who want to slowly transform into cats, there are all kinds of practical reasons to let a surgeon do some mild body editing.
Science can tell you the physics of how light behaves around the event horizon of a black hole, but it doesn't tell you how not to be a total dickhead. Or at least, it didn't used to.
When you disappear for a couple of days and actually make it back, you return with a much better understanding of how the world really responds to a missing persons case.
We talked to two people -- Chloe and Carl -- who suffered from rare genital disorders. Each had a ridiculous and frightening tale of trying to get help in a society that would really have preferred they change the subject.
Nearly every parent does this stuff, unfortunately.
These won't melt anyone's heart. They'll put you in jail.
The Pope Lick Monster is not a monster who licks the Pope. It's much, much worse.
We spoke to a Geek Squadder about what his job was really like, then we asked him to fix our laptop, because there was no more room on the screen for us to download new browser toolbars.
Word on the street is we're all mad about photographers and advertising agencies using Photoshop to make models look supernaturally good.
While it makes sense to get worried when scientists start breeding strains of genetically modified superintelligent flying spiders, there have been panics about even the most mundane, common-sense advancements.
If I had fallen on my back or head, I would have died instantly. If I had fallen while front-flipping and playing air guitar, I would have died awesomely.