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FYI: How Much Cocaine Can You Fit In Your, Ahem, Body?
The science of drug muling
FYI: Do Men Really Fall Apart When A Female Soldier Gets Killed?
There's no scientific evidence to support the conventional wisdom that women wounded in combat would destroy male soldiers' morale and performance.
Do Natural Disasters Breed Health Epidemics?
A deadly outbreak of cholera followed the 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti three years ago this week. Jonathan Katz, the only American fulltime staff reporter stationed in Haiti at the time, explains what caused the outbreak--and why it was anything but inevitable.
FYI: Why Do We Crave Greasy Food When We’re Hung Over?
In part, we’re really just going back to our caveman roots.
FYI: What Causes Motion Sickness, And How Do You Cure It?
Ah, motion sickness. The bane of holiday travelers everywhere. Here's the science of it--and tips on how to beat it.
FYI: How Long Would It Take Santa To Deliver Presents To Every Kid On Earth?
Not all that long if Santa knew how to stretch time like a rubber band!