You've probably heard the food-world adage about how we shouldn’t consume oysters during months that don’t contain the letter R. But does R really stand for risk?... READ ON
While it may be an exaggeration, there's more truth to the adage than you might realize. ... READ ON
A reader wrote in to ask, “Is it safe to shower in a thunderstorm? Were my parents messing with me?”... READ ON
Sometimes it’s literally a glob of grease, other times it’s a synthetic sticker. We’ve all seen baseball and football players with the black rectangles under their eyes on sunny days, which is thought to help reduce the sun’s glare and allow athletes to better pick up the ball. But does it actually work?... READ ON
Men are from Mars and insist on turning up the air conditioning; women are from Venus and always complain of being cold. In a world striving for gender equality, is there something holding us back from liberty and comfortable temperatures for all, or is it possible for everyone to compromise on where to set the thermostat?... READ ON
Will McGough answers today's Big Question.... READ ON
As the kids head off to summer camp, many of them will partake in the timeless tradition of trying to get their friends to pee themselves by slipping their hand into some warm water. Does this actually work, or have generations of campers wasted their efforts?... READ ON
Barry Manilow did not write his hit "I Write the Songs."