Converting Units of Horses to Cows

Headless camel.

Dear The Flying News, How do you convert between units of horses and cows? Would it be correct to use their respective weights, the amount they eat, the cost of purchase, the weight of meat alone (lean or full-fat?), or meat plus gallons of milk produced? The reason I need to know is that I […]

Parents Bill Teacher for Child’s Cavities

Ludington, Wisconsin: When Amy Whatley, aged six, came home from the dentist with fourteen cavities, her parents sent the bill to the kindergarten teacher, Ms. Holzman. Amy’s mother, Louisa Whatley, explained that: For a girl who has never in her life had even one cavity to come home all of a sudden with fourteen cavities? […]

A New Diet Scheme Based on Relativity

By Lauro Chieza de Carvalho(adaptação) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

There are some people out there who would do just about anything to lose weight: pills, surgery, deliberately infecting yourself with tapeworms, and even, in some extreme cases, dieting and exercise. Thanks to science—specifically, thanks to mass-energy equivalence as developed within Einstein’s theory of special relativity—it is possible to lose weight without any of these […]

Stomach Implants: A Dietary Revolution

Image of a stomach

Stomach Implants For too many generations, our race has been sadly limited in its food choices. Our inability to process lignin and cellulose is particularly problematic. This inability has drastically limited the amount of nutrients we are able to absorb from foods such as grass and leaves. Given the abundance of these foods, an ability […]

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