The health benefits of chocolate pale before its benefits as a storytelling tool.

Historically, one of the best ways to get misidentified as a vampire may have been to die the wrong way.

Everybody has the occasional day that they want to look like someone else. A few people actually get to try it.

For some adventurers, essential equipment includes rope, iron rations, a ten-foot pole, and lithium carbonate.

The new disease that the news may be telling you you're supposed to be afraid of is chikungunya. Here's why your characters should be more afraid than you.

The winter holiday season is a time that inspires a certain amount of weird scientific research. Here are a few highlights from the world of Christmas-related science published this year as well as a few words as to why a gamer or storyteller might care.