• BigBang

    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...

  • Baby

    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...

  • lehman_brothers

    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...

  • Superhumans3

    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...

  • Burger3

    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...

  • Faces

    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...

  • beer

    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!

  • Tiger

    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.