However it turned out that living without fear was not such a great thing. The research subject, S.M., reported nearly dying several times due to being unaware of the danger of picking up snakes and approaching knife-wielding strangers. Oopsie.
As big a scientific breakthrough as this may be for those with serious conditions, I can't help but "fear" that it may lead some to seek better living through chemistry. So tonight, before the market is bombarded with over-the-counter fear suppressants, why not go old school and conquer fear by facing the threat of werewolves.
Tonight, 'bout 9:33 p.m., the U.S. will be able to witness a full lunar eclipse. The Earth will entirely block light between the Sun and Moon, so that the light that reaches it will be filtered through the Earth's atmosphere, giving it a reddish-brown hue, also known as "a blood-red moon." A blood-red moon is always full, meaning werewolves are likely out and about. But according to werewolf lore, being dimmer, the blood red moon makes them weaker, meaning it's a better time to face your fear by challenging them to a kickboxing match.
The Weather Channel is predicting snow and temperatures in the 20sthis evening, so make sure to keep a healthy fear of frostbite and bundle up. In addition, a good thick parka will serve as padding from werewolf attacks.