The Superstitious Murderer Who Turned Her Victims Into Cake And Soap

If you search Leonarda Cianciulli on the website for Rome’s Museo Criminologico, you’ll see that her nickname was “la Saponificatrice di Correggio.” What’s so sinister about a soap maker? Well, because she crafted it out of at least one of her murder victims ... and then gifted the bars to her friends. »6/23/15 8:30pm6/23/15 8:30pm

Could magnetized soap save us from the next BP oil spill?

A group at The University of Bristol have come up with the world's first magnetic soap. At first, this sounds like just another interesting technological leap from soap on a rope — plus a way to combine two of the world's coolest things, soap and magnets. But actually, this invention could have a much more vital… »1/24/12 4:39pm1/24/12 4:39pm