Are Friendship Bracelet Kits the New Exploding Volcanoes? Some Scientists Worry Today's Toys Won't Expand Young Minds

It's that time of year when we spoil our children garbage-rotten with toys, toys, and more toys. It's the reason for the season! In fact, right before I signed off from my last shift before Christmas, I gchatted my boss "Merry Christmas! Now I gotta go buy some educational toys my nieces will hate!" However, when… »12/27/12 1:50pm12/27/12 1:50pm

The Pseudo-Science Behind Dating Websites Is Total Crap

Like Love Potion no. 9, a decent film adaptation of Infinite Jest, and passable meatless bacon, the notion that a dating website like eharmony can utilize user-entered data to precisely and scientifically predict future relationship potential is a quixotic myth willed into being by our stupid dreams and kept alive by… »4/17/12 1:15pm4/17/12 1:15pm