Featured by Daniel Engber
Why you can’t trust the calorie count on food labels
Nutritionists warn of one big caveat with the numbers on the packaging.
Body, heal thyself
The frontier of science is looking inward to fix what ails us.
Why hasn’t the U.S. adopted the metric system?
Short answer: It's complicated
Why Does Sunlight Lighten Hair But Darken Skin?
Short answer: Skin protects itself, hair doesn't.
Does Giving Blood Harm Your Immune System?
Short answer: No.
Why Do Shower Curtains Billow Inward?
Short answer: Blame it on hot air, or swirling air, or something else
Do Beards Keep Men Warm?
Yes, unless they’re caked in snow and ice
Which is More Powerful: A Giant Microscope or a Giant Telescope?
A battle of resolution
Why Do I Feel Like Someone’s Watching Me?
Your brain is likely reverse-engineering a reason
Should I Be Freaked Out By Backwash?
Short answer: Yes