The Dark Side of the Placebo Effect: When Intense Belief Kills. (via Metafilter)
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The Pathology of the Unlucky Coke Mule. The man with 72 packets of cocaine in his gut would not have survived even one breaking open.
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Batman interrogates the wrong clown. They all look alike with that silly makeup, anyway.
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The World’s Most Shocking Study Reveals That People Like Brad Pitt. And if Facebook "likes" can be used for statistical analysis, his new baseball movie is predicted to hit a home run.
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Digital Face Swapping is in the works, giving us a creepy look at the way our identities will be stolen in the future.
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Following in Netflix's footsteps, Blockbuster and its popcorn division have split. The popcorn division is now called Plopydop, because that's just cool.
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Did the recession cause a spike in child abuse? The incidence of abusive head trauma has jumped, but the jury is still out on the reason behind it.
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John Draper, the original whistle blower. His perfect pitch enabled him to hack Ma Bell.