The 2021 Illusion of the Year from the Neural Correlate Society. Can you spot what’s out of place?
A holiday ode to the comma, and knowing where it goes.
After a mess of a week, in the US we’re ready for a long weekend.
What happens if you mix hydrogen peroxide, some soap and a catalyst? Okay, but what happens if you mix a huge amount of each ingredient together? Witness the ongoing world’s record setting attempts.
A look at the long history of handedness.
How big is the universe? How small is the quantum realm? The answer lies in a sheet of A4 paper…
We’re off today for the US holiday, regular posting to resume tomorrow.
Amanda Gorman, Youth Poet Laureate, continues to impress in surprising ways.
Which is correct — octopi or octopuses? Or something else?
NASA’s top twenty images of the Earth, taken in 2020 from the International Space Station.
Ever wanted to see an x-ray film of a bat in flight? Now’s your chance, courtesy of the BBC.
A Thanksgiving song for a year that has left us broken-hearted.
Why aren’t we overrun with gigantic bacteria? It’s a matter of diffusion.
A gorgeous version of a ghost song for your Halloween listening.
Passing the time during lockdown: how many bands can you think of with something relating to scholarly publishing in their name? Charlie Rapple shares a few to get you started in today’s Scholarly Kitchen.