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September 12, 2014

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7:40 PM | Lake Monster Exists, Concludes Icelandic Commission
A commission in Iceland has concluded that a legendary lake monster there exists; others aren't so sure. Continue reading →

September 02, 2014

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12:03 AM | Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About “Horsepower”
Every time the newest model of truck or car comes out, the car manufacturers loves to tell you how much “horsepower” the vehicle has, conjuring up visions of muscular stallions galloping through the countryside. But I put the term “horsepower” in quotes because these visions are misleading. See, in our modern world, horsepower is simply a scientific unit that we accept as a standard. But to understand what it actually means, you have to understand where it actually […]

August 29, 2014

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9:06 AM | DNews: How Can Foods Have Zero Calories? Hint: They Can't
Had something with zero calories in it lately? Unless it was water, you haven't. Tara explains why the math is so fuzzy between packaging claims and reality.
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