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Nicholas Knock’s Recent Articles
May 20, 2016
There's a Good Chance You're Wasting Money on That Filtered-Water Pitcher
Remember when you got your first Brita pitcher?
May 20, 2016
How Not to Die, According to Harvard Researchers
Want to live forever?
May 3, 2016
How to Give Yourself Vivid, Crazy Dreams
Remember that time you rode your Brazilian unicorn across Jell-O Lake to save Venus Williams from the burning spaghetti factory?
Apr 24, 2016
Choking Dogs and Horror Films: The Strange Case of Dr. Heimlich and His Maneuver
When you think of the Heimlich maneuver, you probably conjure up images of heroic amateur lifesaving -- it's easy to learn, simple to perform, and its widespread dissemination is an ingenious strategy for turning any restaurant diner into a first responder.
Mar 24, 2016
How to Know if You're Addicted to Facebook
Last year, 157 people wished you a "happy birthday" on Facebook.
Mar 18, 2016
Think Twice Before Buying That Plastic Water Bottle
It's tough to keep track of the latest health hazard news -- one second, red wine is an essential part of healthy diets.
Feb 9, 2016
11 Myths About Alcohol You Shouldn't Believe
There are a lot of times in this world when ignorance really is bliss.
Jan 28, 2016
The 7 Steps to Stopping a Cold in Its Tracks
Nothing in life is more annoying than a cold.
Jan 22, 2016
Myths About Metabolism You Really Shouldn’t Believe
Everyone loves a good scapegoat.
Jan 7, 2016
Your First Addiction: The Science Behind How TV Rots Your Brain
You’ve probably heard it since you were a kid who watched five straight hours of cartoons on Saturday mornings: TV rots your brain.
Jan 7, 2016
All the Reasons Your Hot Sauce Obsession Is Good for You
Most of the foods you love to eat turn out to be bad for you (looking at you, bacon).
Dec 31, 2015
The Complete Scientific Guide to Getting Over Your Hangover
Hangovers have been destroying Monday mornings since ancient Assyrians fought them with crushed bird beaks and myrrh.
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