Oct 29, 2018
Highest-Paid TV Actors
Big Bang Theory may be in its final season, but its stars are still making millions for now. Four of the top five highest-paid TV actors have the CBS hit comedy to thank for their monumental paydays, including top-ranked...
Oct 24, 2018
Baby Names Show Enormous Gender Gap
Puritans during the 16th and 17th centuries took a values-driven approach to names. They used their children's monikers to promote their morals, conferring such mouthfuls as "If-Christ-had-not-died-for-thee-thou-hadst-been-damned" and...
Oct 22, 2018
Is Your Bank Ready For The Next Crisis?
The campaign for financial deregulation should have you worried. Is bank supervision tight enough to prevent another meltdown? Is it loose enough to let the economy grow? The Trump Administration will tell you that it is scoring on both...
Oct 17, 2018
Will 'Superhumans' Replace Us?
Stephen Hawking apparently thought so. In the grand tradition of famous physicists making claims about subjects beyond their scope of expertise, the great British theorist left behind in which he speculated about and predicted the human...
Oct 15, 2018
Burger King Feeds Your Nightmares
A new, limited-time-only burger at Burger King has a peculiar selling point: It's supposed to give you nightmares. Yes, Burger King's Halloween-themed "Nightmare King" burger is allegedly "clinically proven" to induce nightmares, according...
Oct 12, 2018
Memory Recognition Capacity
How many faces do you retain in your memory? If you add up your immediate and extended family, schoolmates, friends, co-workers, and celebrities that you know through movies, television and the internet, you might easily be able...
Oct 10, 2018
Climate Change Will Ruin Beer
If the results of last week's chilling U.N. climate report drove you to drink recently, first of all, we're sorry. We don't like it, either!
Oct 8, 2018
Tigers and Calvin Klein's Obsession
Officials in India are considering using Calvin Klein's Obsession for Men to lure a "man-eating" tiger to its doom.