chemicals

Toxic Laundry: What’s in Your Dryer Sheets and Fabric Softener?

There's more to fabric softeners than springtime freshness and fluffy teddy bears — your product might have some nasty chemicals hiding inside.

Bottled Water, Bottled Hype Part 2

If you drink bottled water every day, you're paying a premium for something that should be close to free. Drink bottled water for health-reasons? Find out why that's ironic.

Turn brass pennies into gold.

I was never very good at chemistry at school. Or physics. I'm a writing kind of guy. So I'm always in awe when I see the real power of science at work, before my very eyes. [more]