Area 51, 9/11, the moon landing. Conspiracy theorists will happily tell you that only they know what truly happened. Is there a “vaccine” for this false information that spreads like a virus?
Spectrum: Alexander von Humboldt is still alive
He was the most famous scientist in the world when he was alive. And then he was forgotten. Join us on the 250th birthday of scientist Alexander von Humboldt as we try (in vain) to summarize his achievements.
Spectrum: Change yourself
A new romantic partner changes everything, doesn’t it? Not according to a study on Germans. Also, a streaming platform under fire, and what the sound of dogs, cats, and heroic music does to you.
Spectrum: Intercourse and the art of communication
People who are good with emojis have more sex, but hold your emoji horses before trying to do the same. Also, winning coaches use negative language – and talking violence at the world's biggest video game event.
Spectrum: Just imagine it
A new study shows you can "imagine" your way toward liking a place more than you do right now, how to improve your mental health through targeted exercise, and the very big animals that ate apples before we did.