Suffering From Recurring Nightmares? Practice Happy Dreams Instead

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Returning nightmares can make you miserable. Stopping the scary dreams could be as simple as changing your medication, or using a visualization technique.

Sucralose: Possible Risks of a Common Artificial Sweetener

Sucralose is often used in baked products. Photo by Katrin Morenz.

Sucralose is a common artificial sweetener, but according to the research, it may not be very safe to use – either for human health or for the environment.

How Is Erythritol Made? Manufacture of a Low-Calorie Sugar Substitute

Fruits like grape contain erythritol. Photo by Diciu.

Erythritol is a low calorie sugar substitute derived from natural sources. Is this sweetener dangerous when manufactured commercially, or safe to consume?

Risks of a School Shooting versus an Airplane Crash

Would it be safer to just stay home and fly a model plane instead? Let's do the math. Image by keyseeker

Answering a reader’s question, Mike DeHaan breaks down the statistics of school shootings and plane crashes to see which is more likely.

The Colors of Fire and Flames: Why is Fire Orange?

Why do flames have orange color? Photo by Oscar.

Why are some flames are orange and others blue? You might be surprised at the physics and the chemistry behind the colors of flame.