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  1. Scientists Created A Molecule That Can Stop You From Feeling Pain And Also Itchiness

    Allergy sufferers of the world, rejoice.

    Pain in general is terrible, but there's a special kind of hell involved when things get both painful and itchy, simultaneously. Researchers at Duke University have been working hard to stop your painful itches in their tracks, and may have developed a molecule that can stop your brain from receiving that exact type of message.

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  2. Science Has Found a Cure for Optimism in Case You Were Feeling Good About Today

    The glass is half full... of lies. I'm going back to bed forever.

    People often have a problem with "unrealistic optimism," which is an underestimation of the likelihood of future misfortune also known as "what gets us through the day." Don't worry; science has found a way to turn off that optimism and make you realize that the world is an empty hole of misery and death. Thanks, science!

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  3. A Pretty Disgusting Japanese Pickled Turnip Might Actually Stop The Flu

    Could it not have been a chocolate bar or something?

    Japanese scientists have discovered that a strain of bacteria found in "suguki," a horrifying-looking pickled turnip being lauded by awful people as a "superfood," could actually stop you from getting the flu. It's sort of a toss-up here between whether you'd rather get influenza or drink the guts of a pickled turnip.

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  4. ‘Functional Cure’ Developed For Infants With HIV

    A team of researchers at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Mississippi have announced that a new type of treatment using standard HIV drugs has the potential to be a functional cure for children who were born with the disease. That's great news, and certainly impressive, but it leaves us wondering -- what exactly does a 'funtional cure' mean for people living with HIV and AIDS?

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  5. Unpretentiousil Offers a Fake But Hilarious Cure for the Hipster Condition [Video]

    People like to hate on hipsters -- self-identified or otherwise -- for a variety of reasons, but the actual definition of the word is still debated heavily across the Internet. For the most part, people seem to agree that hipsters are the folks that folks that conform to a series of traditional nonconformist philosophies, thus becoming conformists. How do you stop hipsters from being hipsters? Well, that's where Unpretentiousil comes in. The video explains it all.

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  6. Breakthrough May Lead to Curing Common Cold

    The Medical Research Council has shown that antibodies can actually move inside cells and fight viruses from the inside, opposed to the previous way antibodies were thought to work, which is by blocking or attacking viruses from the outside.

    It is believed this discovery can lead to a cure or at least much more effective treatment for various nagging virus-induced ailments, such as the common cold and winter vomiting.

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