Articles by Matt Staggs







“In this beautiful white church minivan, we can go anywhere. From the event horizon of a wormhole, to the picketing of a Planned Parenthood.” Creationist Cosmos from Funny Or Die


Dammit, genes. Via Eurekalert: A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to…






It’s espresso… IN SPAAAAAAAAAACE!!!!! Astronauts aboard the International Space Station will soon wake up to a stellar view of Earth while sipping an invigorating cup — or, actually, a pouch — of…






From The Atlantic comes this tale of the unlikely “science” of yesteryear. In the 1890s, when technologies like telephones and automobiles and lightbulbs were still strange and wonderful and new, inventors promised…







Electrical brain patterns might influence our ability to make voluntary decisions. Research continues on the potential benefits of tinfoil headgear. The research team, including Jesse Bengson, a postdoctoral researcher at the Center for…