- Why Don’t We Know How to Protect Our Time? -
This text shows how we take little action on protecting
our free time.
- Caterpillar found to eat shopping bags, suggesting biodegradable solution to plastic pollution -
interesting article showing the discovery of the
plastic-eating behavior of caterpillars.
- Scientists may have finally pinpointed humanity’s ancestral hometown -
“People want to know where we come from.”, and this text
shows the discoveries that were made on this subject.
- How scientists are bringing people back from the dead -
interesting text showing how scientists are
“pressing pause” on patients’ lives and how this could mean the difference
between life and death.
- The Longest, Most Brutal Wars on Earth Are Fought on Ant-Sized Scales -
interesting video about ants, and how some of its species are
on a long lasting war till today.
- Picturing the Future: How a shadowy consortium controls the evolution of emoji -
Long text about how new emojis are chosen, and all the thought
that happens to add each symbol.
- When “easy mode” isn’t enough: An analysis of unclear lessons in video games -
Detailed analysis answers why even classics like Super Mario
Bros. can confuse.
- The Absolute Minimum Every Software Developer Absolutely, Positively Must Know About Unicode and Character Sets (No Excuses!) -
2003 article about character sets, still interesting
despite its age.
- Spiders Can Fly Hundreds of Miles Using Electricity - Scientists are
finally starting to understand the centuries-old mystery of “ballooning”.
This article talks about it.
- Inventors and the invention: The Rolling Fluid Turbine -
Text about this interesting invention.
- The Unusual Language That Linguists Thought Couldn’t Exist -
Article about the Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language,
a language that is quite different from the others.
- The Mysterious Bronze Objects That Have Baffled Archaeologists for Centuries -
Article about the roman dodecahedrons, artifacts that
archeologists are still trying to understand to this day.
- The Game That Made Rats Jump for Joy - Article
explaining how rats were trained to play hide-and-seek. And they really
- If the moon were 1 pixel: a tediously accurate scale model of the Solar System -
Great visual representation of the Solar Space, and
all the empty space on it.
- What happens to your body when you die in space -
This text speaks about all the scientific and ethical
dilemmas that dying in space creates.
- Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies -
Interesting text about the relation of exercise and weight loss.
- How do people learn to cook a poisonous plant safely? -
Short text that explains how we learn by trial and
error, and by copying others.
- 184 MPH on a Bicycle - Great video that narrates how
the world record in a bicycle was broken.