Sam Derwin April 26, 2016
North Korea’s recent nuclear test and multiple rocket launches have been extremely provocative, not to mention their announcement that they have successfully miniaturized nuclear weapons. Those provocative actions were quite conventional in...
Jonathan Wojcik April 24, 2016
Some predatory insects are famous and fairly straightforward. Everyone knows about hornets and mantids, which will kill and eat almost anything that crosses their path. Some arthropods, however, have evolved ultra-specific diets or lifestyles as well...
Gordon Gora April 21, 2016
We are social creatures and have been meeting in groups for generations. Even the most famous people in history are no exception to this rule. When like-minded people get together behind closed doors, things can get very unusual, especially when there is...
Zachery Brasier April 20, 2016
The quest for effective punctuation is one of the most interesting developments in history. Over time, innovators and linguists have attempted to help humans express themselves in writing, creating a variety of marks that did not catch on.
Jamie Frater April 18, 2016
This list includes a competition.
Since the dawn of civilization, man has been a perfumed creature. Whether it be for improving the smell of our environment, offerings to please the gods, or simply to mask unpleasant body odors, perfume has played a...