It's creepy and it's kooky. And it plays a role in the new Wednesday series. But what's the scoop on historical cyanide poisonings?
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In the small hours of morning, when sleep has fled and the strange noises of night crowd young imaginations, numbers can be magical. I do not mean math…
Yes, You Can Transplant a Head. But you shouldn’t. A bizarre experiment in the 1970s proved this in primates —now an Italian surgeon suggests that…
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Most of us probably can't, but it's What the Dog Knows
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I came out as neurodivergent in 2022. Here’s why that matters.
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Summer heat dried up the ditches till the earth cracked, meaning everything, everywhere was floured in a layer of dust. There wasn’t much to do in the…

December 2022

What if one of the worst epidemics of chronic illness was also it's most ignored? What if that wasn't entirely an accident?
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There will never be another Twitter. And that’s a good thing. A lot of platforms have been trying to replace it, a lot of users have been looking for a…
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The strange science of life, death, and consciousness
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August 2022

How the Victorian War on Women led to London’s First Serial Killer “To please a man I did wrong first, then I was flung about from man to man. Men…
The Human-Machine Interface and the Race to Turn Thought into Motion The griddle overheats, and a skittering of hot oil pops from pan to skin. The…