It was Marie Curie who pronounced that fear should be tempered with understanding. "Now is the time to understand more," the two-time Nobel laureate is quoted as saying, "so that we may fear less."
Teenagers across the country are being wrongly denied Plan B by pharmacists who are apparently terrible at their job, according to a new study.
In a rare example of overruling her own experts and the FDA—while apparently ignoring the highest teen pregnancy rate of any industrialized country—Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius is prohibiting teenagers younger than 17 from buying the morning-after pill over the counter. That's plain wrong.
Those brave Nokia fans who tried to stick it to The Man by having Stephen Elop sacked and triggering a triumphant return to, er, MeeGo? They've given up.
Breaking up with a superhero can be tough, but Veronica, star of the webcomic Plan B, somehow manages. Of course, it helps that she's the world's most brilliant supervillain, complete with a kick-ass alien lair and a perverted super-mechanic sidekick.
Who said nature has to be pristine and untouched by technology? The Orquideorama is a giant steel-and-wood structure recently built in the middle of a more traditional botanical garden in Medellin, Colombia. It consists of a series of modular, honeycomb-like "flower-tree" structures. The hexagonal "flowers" actually…