SHORT: YOUR DOG MAY SOON BE TALKING TO YOU, AND IT’S FRIGHTENING

The idea of humans being able to talk to and understand animals may soon become a reality. Animal behavior expert ...

Short: Knowingly Taking Placebo Pills Eases Pain

A new study has some shocking news about placebos. Conventional medical wisdom has long held that placebo effects ...

Short: Dog Missing 5 Days Found Alive Buried In Snowbank

“We are missing our 13-year old yellow lab named Sophie from Cushman Road in Bryant Pond. She went out with all of us ...

SHORT: NEANDERTHALS HAD THE VOICE OF JULIA CHILD

I saw an artist rendering of a court case on the news recently. Whenever I see one of these sketches, all I can think ...

SHORT: BOUVET ISLAND

This morning I came across a reference to uninhabited Bouvet Island, the most remote island in the world. There is a ...

SHORT: PAY ATTENTION TO THE CREEPS IN UNCANNY VALLEY

Back in the 4th or 5th century BC Hanno the Navigator discovered a strange and terrifying race of people. The ...