There may never be a stronger case for truth in food labelling than this. You know those mysterious “natural flavors” listed at the end of the ingredients list? For many pastries, cookies and candies with vanilla flavoring, one of those flavors is castoreum, an anal secretion beavers excrete to mark their territory. Diluted in alcohol, it’s a […]
Forget human-robot hybrids. Human-yeast hybrids can do so much more, and they’re now more science than fiction. Before you start fantasizing about a doughy blob taking over the housecleaning — or the world — chew on this: New scientific evidence shows that humans and yeast share a lot more genetically than you might imagine. And […]
It would be amazing enough to see any 92-year-old WWII vet take to the skies 70 years after the war’s end. The fact that she’s a woman makes it even better.
From Princeton comes even more proof that America is not a democracy. In fact, your opinion has “near zero” weight when it comes to public policy – unless you’re part of the top 10-percent, that is. The rich spend billions of dollars making sure their paid lobbyists talk congress into passing laws that make them […]
It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that hunting animals vulnerable to extinction is the opposite of saving them. But the National Rifle Association wants us to believe otherwise. The organization has recently tried to pass itself off as an ally to elephant lovers everywhere, valiantly fighting for the survival of these gentle giants. […]