Make your guests ill with a nausea-inducing floor rug

Under the right circumstances, a home furnishing has the power to make visitors green around the gills. Such is the findings of a recent paper published in the journal Perception, "The sickening rug: a repeating static pattern that leads to motion-sickness-like symptoms." » 1/27/12 1:45pm 1/27/12 1:45pm

Watch NASA scientists create fake vomit for zero-gravity barf bags

Not all NASA gigs involve rockets and spacesuits. Zero-G motion sickness is a common problem for astronauts, and someone has to test the bags o' biliousness. Meet those intrepid scientists who make NASA's fake vomit. » 8/29/10 9:25am 8/29/10 9:25am