Inq's Corner

  • THE INQ REPORT: Stop Right There!

    GAH! FREEZE! A recent study may have figured out what makes us freeze when startled, the classic deer-in-the-headlights response. It turns out th...
  • Do All Humans Like Smooching And Pets?

    Does every culture around the world enjoy kissing? Is loving pets a human universal?  What about art or religion? Believe it or not, there’s one p...
  • How It Works: Inq's Mirascope

    The mirascope!  It’s a miracle!  It’s a scope!  Wait…is it really?  Well, “miracle” derives from the Latin word miraculum meaning “object of wonder...
  • THE INQ REPORT: New Fossil Fuel Alternative on the Horizon

    Fossil fuel use has a couple of serious issues: among them are greenhouse gas emissions and diminishing supplies.  One possible replacement could...
  • Alzheimer’s and Dementia Research: Five Things We Learned in 2019

    We're proud to partner with the Alzheimer's Association and support their efforts to end Alzheimers and Dementia with a percentage of the proceed...
  • You Know The Big Dipper Isn't Actually A Constellation...Right?

    The Stars book works hard to earn its’ subtitle “The Definitive Visual Guide to the Cosmos.” You’ll of course learn about the birth and death of ...
  • The Uncertain History of Pizza & The Most Unique Way to Slice It

    Our exclusive Curiosity Box pizza cutter is one of a kind (by definition, really); the blade features the famous Voyager Golden Record, mounted on...
  • Forget Standard vs. Metric, THIS Changes Everything

    Inq's Astonishing Ruler was a member-favorite from the Winter box. To make sure you don't miss any more of Inq's inventions, subscribe now.   We ...
  • Yes, The Cheshire Cat Cluster Is A Real Thing

    We love to hear from our Curiosity Box subscribers, and one thing a few members have told us is that people who see them wearing this shirt think ...
  • THE INQ REPORT: Get Ready For The Gut Computer

    Have you ever heard that you should "listen to your gut" or "let your gut decide"?  Well, one day you'll really be able to, based on this pioneer...
  • How Being Short and Slow Unleashed My Creativity

    In 8th grade, my entire life revolved around sports. My bedroom walls were plastered with posters and photos cut out from magazines that showed of...
  • You Can't Always Believe What You See With INQ's Ambiguous Illusion Kit

      Inq’s Ambiguous Illusion kit is treasure trove of transmogrification, full of shapes that don’t behave as they should. Rotate the arrow around, a...