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How El Nino Works

El Nino may mean "the little boy" or "Christ Child" in Spanish, but this weather phenomenon really means crazy things for Planet Earth. We're talking rain where it's typically dry and drought where it's usually wet. Learn why today.

How Rabies Works

Rabies may have gotten a lot of attention in the U.S. in the 70s and 80s, but it's still an issue in developing countries. Learn all about this nasty virus in today's episode. And stay away from racoons and bats.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on the surveillance, life in prison and lots more stuff.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Articles on genetic data mining, leap seconds, weird news, a disembodied head and so on.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Some genuinely great articles on Erin Esurance, fainting after peeing and lots more.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Great articles on time travel mausoleums, teenage Nazi girls, unidentified car crash victims and more.

The Death Suite

Now that Josh has finally compiled the Death Suite at long last he is free to die.

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

The Best Stuff We've Read This Week

Some interesting articles on treasure hunting, true crime and nuclear winter, among others.

How to Donate Your Body to Science

Donating your whole body to further science and medicine is probably the best thing you could do with your corpse. Which is why the industry that handles those gifts need regulating.