A collection of 79 posts
One person’s weed is another person’s wildflower.
The princess and the force of nature — and what they have in common.
Kenneth Park murdered his in-laws while sleepwalking.
How humans find meaning when they can’t find the answers.
From Greek mythology to Turritopsis jellyfish: an investigation into immortality.
What science can tell us about dreams and consciousness.
How to make a dragon in just a few (hundred million) short years
How would dragons avoid burning themselves and their habitats?
One special type of bacteria could be the key to dragonfire.
Could dragons do what no known organism has done before?
Large animals have trouble flying. How would a dragon pull it off?
Are dragons feasible? Let’s rewind evolution to find out.
The science and history behind the making of butter
Newton was an alchemist. Mary Poppins may have been a witch. What are scientists today?
The hunter-gatherers learnt to farm. What are the farmers learning?
Is it possible to remove moral values from science?
Would teleportation transport you or kill you? And what exactly are “you” anyway?
Elevators take us up buildings in a jiffy. What if they could take us to the sky?
Science, society, and the truth behind expert testimony.
There are so many ways to be immortal. Which one works for you?
What it is and why this is a good time to start caring.
Scientifically, you’re better-looking than your parents. And, your kids will be better-looking than you.
Ancient Athenians elected people by lottery. Are eight-dimensional quasi-creatures doing the same to us?
We have become a salt-obsessed society, but maybe we can blame our ancestors for that?
What a hot cup of coffee tells us about the history of life on Earth