Reading Time: 2 minutes Two videos on the amazing contributions bees make to our very existence.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A collection of fascinating old documentaries capturing street scenes from New York and several cities in Europe, before and after World War I and II.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Ebola is one of the most frightening infectious diseases in the world — and it is spreading.
Reading Time: 1 minute Climate change may be understandable, but how can change related to global warming possibly lead to colder winters? It’s actually not that complicated.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Witty, hilarious, and incisive comments that explain stupidity — and breathtaking specimens of the thing itself as shown in statements of US politicians.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Inspiring videos on innovative ways in which recycled plastic is getting a second life.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Tornadoes are dreadful, destructive things. Worse yet, they have been straying out of their own territory in recent years. But our little report is about their fascinating appearance and behavior, and we present a spellbinding video that shows what the excitement is about.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A quaint tale of manipulators being manipulated.
Reading Time: 2 minutes The US is facing a physician shortage, and immigrants are ready to fill these vital positions — if the US government would only let them.
Reading Time: 2 minutes I could never understand why anyone would expect President Donald Trump to leave behind evidence of collusion with Russia. After all, Trump eats evidence.Former employee Omarosa Manigault Newman witnessed him indulging in this unusual diet after a meeting with Michael Cohen. In her book, Unhinged: An Insider Account of the Trump White House, she wrote, Read More
Reading Time: 6 minutes Even if background checks legislation passes, it won’t detect a gun owner’s potential for doing spectacularly reckless things.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The God’s honest truth, according to these observers, is that everyone lies
Reading Time: 5 minutes Insightful, funny, and surprising quotations on the subject of skepticism, by some of the wittiest people who ever lived. We ran this collection before — and we will probably run it again. We don’t think you can ever get enough of this kind of thing.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Surprise a loved one with a unique life-changing gift: a job resumé done by a super headhunter. Or, one lesson — guitar, surfing, photography, whatever — with a real pro. Or spooky gadgets from the Spy Store, toys for regressing adults — and more!
Reading Time: 5 minutes Power, corruption, deception — and why it works.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Hurricanes unleash all kinds of horrors besides floods — snakes, alligators, pig poop — but things are bound to get even worse because of climate change deniers.
Reading Time: 5 minutes On the 75th anniversary of the riot in Harlem, we wonder what, if anything, we have learned — and when and where the next riot will be.
Reading Time: 13 minutes No need to rely on eyewitness testimony. Be your own witness. See if we prove that action seen on the Nix film of the assassination is missing from the more well-known Zapruder film. Or not.
Reading Time: 4 minutes If you have secrets — whether they are deep and dark, or downright tacky — then you may be surprised, entertained, and comforted by this collection of insights from people who, if still living, have a lot to hide themselves.
Reading Time: 15 minutes A report about some amazingly simple chicanery buried under dense clouds of calculations secreted by a scientist determined to prove President John F. Kennedy was shot only from behind.