The Terrifying Body Worlds Mummy Heads of 19C Italy

Maureen O'Connor · 02/21/12 06:18PM

A group of forensic anthropologists have completed a meticulous analysis of a set of real human anatomy displays from 19C Italy. Using CT scans and other chemical analysis, the group determined that, some 200 years ago, anatomist Giovan Battista Rini "petrified" the corpses with a mercury and other heavy metals. He injected some tinctures and used others as baths. The eyes are fake. Basically, Rini was modern medicine's first "Body Worlds" guy.

Your Amateur Anthony Weiner Detective Work Sucks

Adrian Chen · 06/02/11 03:50PM

Weinergate is the biggest mystery to hit the internet since Sarah Palin's pregnancy. Is it really him? Was it a hacker? a Jealous lover? Thousands of cyberdetectives are on the case! And they (almost) all suck.

A Frame-by-Frame Analysis of Obama's Alleged Ass-Peek

John Cook · 07/10/09 12:52PM

ABC News has come up with video purporting to prove that Barack Obama did not lasciviously check out a woman's ass in Rome yesterday. We undertook a Zapruder treatment and determined that he probably did, but had no choice.