2016

The Dope on Ancient Olympians

As the Rio Olympics captivate us with fantastical feats of athleticism, it’s hard not to reflect on the glorious origins of the Greek Olympiad, dating back to 776 BC, and […]

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Marine Altruism

As one of the most truculent and egoistic election seasons in history continues to accelerate (deteriorate), it’s nice to remember that not all mammals are out for uninhibited self gain. Humpback whales are the […]

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Riding The Gravitational Wave

  Thirty thousand years ago on a beach in South Africa, a clan of cavemen and women, and their adorable cave babies and bratty cave tweens, lay on hairy backs, […]

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Honor The Pathogen

I’m a proud homo sapien, as you no doubt are, and though I’ve only been around for a few measly decades, I have little shame in claiming the title of […]

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Soon To Be Mooned

A few aggregated facts about our impact on the planet earth that should have jolted us from our business-as-usual mindsets but hasn’t: At this moment, there are roughly 1 billion people […]

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Planet Bowie

Two miraculous events occurred recently, one earthbound and the other interstellar, and though no one has linked them directly, it is becoming more and more obvious that they are inevitably […]

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