Behold the bizarre alien creature that is the human vocal cords

No, this isn't footage from a particularly grotesque alien invasion film. It's stroboscopic footage from a laryngoscopy, showing us what the human vocal cords look like in action. » 11/17/12 1:00pm 11/17/12 1:00pm

Scientific proof that short people have one advantage over tall people

Scientists have discovered that shorter people burn more energy when they walk than tall people do. By measuring how people of various heights and ages walk, researchers discovered something odd: We all walk the same way, regardless of height. In other words, if you scaled a five-year-old up to adult height, their… » 11/12/10 9:15am 11/12/10 9:15am