The Most Disastrous Typos In Western History

While typos are usually harmless little annoyances, sometimes they can completely change the meaning of a religious edict, embarrass a nation, or cause an engineering project to end in disaster. Here are some particular doozies from the history of typos. » 8/04/14 3:30pm 8/04/14 3:30pm

In Defense Of Typos

The Internet is a landscape filled with—some would say plagued by—typographical errors. But how much should we really worry about a misplaced apostrophe or a mistyped word? » 6/10/14 6:00pm 6/10/14 6:00pm

Screw chicken broth, Tibetan sheep placenta AIDS soup will cure what…

Chicken soup is prescribed for the common cold, but, despite its ingredients, this magnificently named broth from the Forgotten Perfume restaurant in Beijing's Shimao Mall somehow manages to cure hepatosplenomegaly and "tuberculosis embolism." Yes, "strong Tibetan sheep placenta nourishing soup AIDS" (a.k.a. "a fish… » 2/20/12 12:15pm 2/20/12 12:15pm