The sun, barely penetrating the summer fog, dully illuminated the hallways of San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) on July 1, 1981, as Paul Volberding, M.D., started his first day of rounds and met his
Whenever skeptics told pitcher Dizzy Dean that his curveball was just an optical illusion, he shot back the same snarky reply: "Stand behind a tree 60 feet away, and I'll whomp you with an optical illusion."
Great white sharks disappear into the middle of the Pacific Ocean every year — and scientists are trying to figure out why
There's not a lot going for this particular spot in the ocean. It's about 3000-5000 meters deep, and pretty barren as far as foodstuffs go. But the massive sharks—which can reach lengths of nearly 22 there
You know how it feels like a little explosion happens in your brain when you orgasm? Well, that is kind of what's happening up there. A video recently dug up by IFL Science shows an fMRI scan of a woman
Feeling forgetful? Try this genius low-tech trick. Have you had trouble remembering to complete a task that you vowed not to forget? I know I have. Who hasn't? Despite our best intentions, we all have
Science has a habit of asking stupid questions. Stupid, that is, by the standards of common sense. But time and time again we have found that common sense is a poor guide to what really goes on in the
From sea to shining sea and everything in between. Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top your