Some illustrated pranks for your pleasure

Some illustrated pranks for your pleasureThe Cream Cheese / Deodorant prank exploits the similarity of cream cheese to stick deodorant. Continue reading

Do Americans bow to the gods of advertising?

Do Americans bow to the gods of advertising?"Hey skinny! …yer ribs are showing!"A classic advertisement from Charles Atlas 
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Wine counterfeiters foiled by the letter “A”

Wine counterfeiters foiled by the letter "A"One of these bottles of wine is a fake. Continue reading

Why did 4 innocent men confess to a rape and murder they did not commit?

Why did 4 innocent men confess to a rape and murder they did not commit?Innocent people confess when they are psychologically tortured. Continue reading

Which is more important – the rights of a liar or the honor of a decorated war hero?

Which is more important - the rights of a liar or the honor of a decorated war hero?"Saints may always tell the truth, but for mortals living means lying." – Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, who heard the case. Continue reading

When the blind hallucinate images

When the blind hallucinate images Here is Charles Bonnet as he might appear in a hallucination by a patient who has the disorder which is named after him. Continue reading

When sex can kill, here’s how these bugs cope

When sex can kill, here's how these bugs copeThese insects use a spermalege to deceive the male’s "horribly sharp little penis."
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When scoundrels rig the thimble

When scoundrels rig the thimbleHogarth’s Bad Apprentice, gambling(Click to enlarge)
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When being optimistic was unpatriotic

When being optimistic was unpatriotic This man is an "Optimistic Oliver" – 
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Was he deceived in love?

Was he deceived in love?
A cartoon by Sam Gross, author of the book I Am Blind and My Dog Is Dead>>