Sunday, January 8, 2017

Reasons for the seasons - Rebecca Kaplan

Gyotaku: The ancient Japanese art of printing fish - K. Erica Dodge

Mining literature for deeper meanings - Amy E. Harter

Mysteries of vernacular: Dynamite - Jessica Oreck and Rachael Teel

What color is Tuesday? Exploring synesthesia - Richard E. Cytowic

An exercise in time perception - Matt Danzico

The contributions of female explorers - Courtney Stephens

The greatest machine that never was - John Graham-Cumming

How to set the table - Anna Post

Comma story - Terisa Folaron

The infinite life of pi - Reynaldo Lopes

Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man of math - James Earle

Got seeds? Just add bleach, acid and sandpaper - Mary Koga

How to take a great picture - Carolina Molinari

The science of macaroni salad: What's in a mixture? - Josh Kurz

Why do we have to wear sunscreen? - Kevin P. Boyd

A brief history of video games (Part I) - Safwat Saleem

The Arctic vs. the Antarctic - Camille Seaman

Defining hopes of preventing it - Daniel Garrie

Overcoming obstacles - Steven Claunch

Why do Americans and Canadians celebrate Labor Day? -Kenneth C. Davis

A trip through space to calculate distance - Heather Tunnell

Bird migration, a perilous journey - Alyssa Klavans

How a Resort Town Became an Abandoned Toxic Wasteland

Why the U.S. Army Guarded the 23 Remaining American Buffalo

How a Ship's Crew Eats in the Middle of Combat

The Nazi General Who Turned on Hitler

Why Churchill Approved a Risky Mission on a Nazi Stronghold

Hippo Climbs Down a Steep Cliff...With Difficulty

NASA's Unusual Giant Air Cargo Transport Plane

Why Queen Elizabeth II's Marriage Was Met With Suspicion

Yes, Spiders Eat Spiders

Polar Bear Mom Protects Her Cubs From a Hungry Male

Do We Finally Know How the Holy Grail Disappeared?