Mobsters ran a fake U.S. Embassy in Ghana for 10 years, flying the flag and issuing visas for $6,000
Ransomware offers decryption keys if you infect two other people
Uber employees have access to customer trip information, and they’re using it to spy on ex-girlfriends and celebrities
Since the mid-1990s, it’s estimated that at least 100,000 Japanese men and women vanish annually
Encounters with ‘familiar strangers’ play overlooked role in human interactions
Our results indicate that sisters might be particularly tuned to select suitable perfumes for their siblings.
Facial and vocal attractiveness were found to positively correlate in women but not in men
In the present work, we investigate the pop cultural idea that people have a sixth sense, called “gaydar,” to detect who is gay.
Psychiatrists Must Face Possibility That Medications Hurt More Than They Help
Does One Armpit Smell Like the Other? [More: Improbable podcast]
The Heroin Overdose Mystery [PDF]
Most Americans like their choices in today’s information-saturated world, but 20% feel overloaded
The military mobilization that followed came to be known as the Crusades [PDF]
California man spent $1 million playing Game of War
Student Lets Thief Steal His Phone, Spies On Him For Weeks To Make This Documentary [Thanks Tim]