The semester has come to an end, and I suddenly have a lot more time on my hands. So here is a selection of links from the last three weeks that you can enjoy during your Winter Break!
The Rising Star Expedition ended a few weeks ago, so be sure to catch up on the excitement.
Get vaccinated: Guide to Forgotten Diseases.
A remarkably preserved baby dinosaur was uncovered in Canada.
The FDA is cracking down on 23andMe and here’s why.
More birds are killed by nuclear plants and fossil-fueled power stations than by wind farms.
Everything you ever wanted to know about pecans.
I prefer Black Fly Day to Black Friday (but I still can’t get behind Spider Monday).
I get a big kick out of this list of insect adjectives.
The sticky ethics of displaying human remains in museums.
The koala’s mating call is nothing like you would expect.
A billion years ago, North America tried to split down the middle, but it failed. Here’s how we know.
‘Cats Recognize Their Owner’s Voice But Choose to Ignore It‘. Here are some other obvious things confirmed by science.
Not all fighting fossils were fighting.
You should check out the Ohio Historical Society Natural History Blog. I especially like the Freak of the Week!
The Answers in Genesis ark is a really bad idea.
Crucifixion is a terrible way to die.
Predatory birds might be one of the biggest obstacles for Amazon’s delivery drones.
In the books, James Bond averaged about 92 drinks per week!
What is the sound of one ant walking?
Check out this TED-Ed video about mosquitos.