Meteor showers are something that everybody ought to see at least once in their lifetime.
More than ever, there is a need to differentiate bad science from good.
When we acknowledge and formally recognize death in our culture, it is fundamentally a different way of dealing with it than what we usually do.
"I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food." — W. C. Fields
When meteors like these crash into a planet, there's not a lot that can be done except watch the fireworks.
A great 3-minute clip from Michael Pollan about the fascinating history of barbecue as one of the only foods that crosses racial barriers. #BBQ
Humor — more specifically, humor done standing up in front of an audience — is something that humans can claim all to their own.
How propranolol, a drug used for years to combat high blood pressure, can actually change the fear response to PTSD, traumatic stimuli, and triggers.
You know how, when you cook one of your favorite meals, humans express their satisfaction with “Mmmm” and, “Lovely!” and other vocalizations? Turns out, gorillas do something like that, too.
With, as Carl Sagan famously put it, “billions and billions” of stars out there, many of them with planets that would support life, why aren’t we seeing that life the form of visits from aliens?