The gut-wrenching, organ-puréeing truth about the death care industry

In one of the most compelling reddit threads we've come across, an anonymous funeral-director has spilled the grisly, swindle-tastic beans on his/her entire profession. "It hasn’t always been like this," s/he writes in this scathing tell-all diatribe, "but with the corporatization of the death care industry, the… » 8/20/13 9:00am 8/20/13 9:00am

New evidence that the Moon's explosive birth was weirder than we thought

Scientists have long believed that Earth's moon was born with a bang, in a colossal planetary collision commonly dubbed "The Big Splat." A study published in the latest issue of Nature all but confirms this violent hypothesis — but two additional studies published today in Science make the story of the Moon's origins… » 10/17/12 12:53pm 10/17/12 12:53pm