In an attempt to put Trump and what he represents into some sort of context, Laura Hooker tries to see the bigger picture and put Donald Trump into perspective so he can shed light on some of what matters more than one particular day’s distracting brouhaha.
Lying around listening to podcasts, casually browsing the web and flicking through Twitter. It is vaguely engaging. It’s pleasantly numb. Is this what it feels to have a terminal illness of the mind?Read More
Tamsin is a consumer of Netflix content and travel shows, stumbling on “Dark Tourist” in 2018. Here she writes up some of her reactions and observations in a spontaneous stream-of-consciousness review.
The blue smurf benefited from a German education so finds American and British disconnect with maths baffling. In this piece, Hans tries to pinpoint why this disconnect happens and what we can do to stop it happening to 99.5% of the Anglosphere population.
Merton Futon does a little thinking aloud on the subject of human populations, leaders and followers and personality-types that seem consistent across all nations and ethnicities and cultures and geographic locations.
When it comes to friendships and rivalries, male dolphins know who the good team players are. New findings, published in Nature Communications by University of Bristol researchers, reveal that male dolphins form a social concept of team membership based on cooperative investment in the team.
By cracking open a cellular membrane, Northwestern University synthetic biologists have discovered a new way to increase production yields of protein-based vaccines by five-fold, significantly broadening access to potentially lifesaving medicines.
New research by the University of New England's Palaeoscience Research Centre suggests juvenile tyrannosaurs were slenderer and relatively faster for their body size compared to their multi-tonne parents.
In the mountains of western Peru, a farming community is restoring a network of stone canals built more than a millennium ago, hoping the pre-Columbian technology holds the solution to its water problems.