Scientists say vitamins and minerals are "a waste of money"

Americans spend more than $20 billion a year on supplements in hopes of staving off cancer, heart disease, and dementia. Trouble is, the latest research shows they provide no benefit — and they may even be hazardous to our health. But given our nutrient-deprived diets, should we really stop taking these pills… »12/17/13 3:42pm12/17/13 3:42pm

In 1941, jai alai-loving hillbillies were America's future weapon against Hitler

In Captain America, a patriotic beanpole is buffed up with super-steroids and battles the Third Reich using his unconventional star-spangled shield. The following article from the December 1941 issue of the science and engineering magazine Mechanix Illustrated foresaw a similar destiny for real soldiers. »4/17/12 1:55pm4/17/12 1:55pm