Darwin, crayons, and squid sperm

Darwin, crayons, and squid sperm

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted September 30, 2011

Yo ho ho and a bottle of centuries-old rum

Yo ho ho and a bottle of centuries-old rum

Since Talk Like a Pirate Day fell on a Monday this week, it got supplanted by Mineral Monday, but pirates can’t be ignored for long…

By | Posted September 23, 2011

Mineral Monday: Cinnabar

Mineral Monday: Cinnabar

Fall is here, and that means Mineral Mondays are back! This Monday features the exquisitely named cinnabar.

By | Posted September 19, 2011

Golden mirrors, famous hums, and double suns

Golden mirrors, famous hums, and double suns

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted September 16, 2011

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's ... an earthquake?

It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s … an earthquake?

For hundreds of years there have been reports of strange lights during earthquakes, now scientists are trying to figure out what they are

By | Posted September 14, 2011

The migrant malady

The migrant malady

Imported tuberculosis remains a concern to US health authorities

By | Posted September 12, 2011

Shadowy Saturn, fluttering flight, and determining decisions

Shadowy Saturn, fluttering flight, and determining decisions

Our favorites from the week

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Buttered bugs, buds, and beer

Buttered bugs, buds, and beer

Our favorites from the week

By | Posted September 2, 2011