Fears Research. Science takes a cockeyed look at the things we are afraid of.
The Surprising, Secret Origins of Fruit Roll-Ups. Fruit leather came to the U.S. from Syria over a hundred years ago. (via Metafilter)
The Danger of President Pence. (via Digg)
Vampires, Ghosts, and the Dark Shadows Beauty Pageants of the Early 1970s. The Miss American Vampire Contest was a hit, but Miss Ghost America was not.
As Users Opt for the Discounted iPhone 7, iPhone 8 Sales Underwhelm. It turns out that price and features matter more than owning the latest version, which may bode poorly for the iPhone X.
The problem is the prices. Opaque and sky high bills are breaking Americans- and our health care system.
The Incredible Story of Dawn Doe, the Real Skeleton in Dawn of the Dead. The movie crew didn't know they were using a real human skeleton until years later. (via Strange Remains)
There are no spiders in this pie. In case you were thinking there were, which you were not.
How Norms Change. Science drives home the importance of electing civilized leaders.
The Spookiest Ghost Stories From All 50 States.