They're Back!

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They're Back!
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They're calling it "the sweetest comeback in the history of ever." After going bankrupt in 2012, Hostess was acquired by Apollo Global Management and Metropoulos & Co. Now, with new management in place, Hostess products will be returning to stores on July 15 of this year, and boxes of 10 Twinkies will be priced at $3.99.

Sometimes dreams do come true.

Weird Science of the Day: Smelling Farts Might Prevent Cancer

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Weird Science of the Day: Smelling Farts Might Prevent Cancer
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Scientists out of the University of Exeter are implying that smelling farts could actually prevent cancer, among other diseases.

"Although hydrogen sulfide gas"—produced when bacteria breaks down food—"is well known as a pungent, foul-smelling gas in rotten eggs and flatulence, it is naturally produced in the body and could in fact be a healthcare hero with significant implications for future therapies for a variety of diseases," Dr. Mark Wood said in a university release.

Although the stinky gas can be noxious in large doses, scientists believe that a whiff here and there has the power to reduce risks of cancer, strokes, heart attacks, arthritis, and dementia by preserving mitochondria.