Here is everything you need to know about the Internet, courtesy of The Guardian.
What exactly went wrong with the oil rig’s fail-safe devices? The New York Times has some helpful infographics and in-depth reporting.
The New York Times also reports on what we know and don’t know about marine life on the Gulf of Mexico’s seabed.
Popular Mechanics takes a look at the physics of a World Cup penalty kick.
NPR has an illustrated article and video about the strange case of The Writer Who Couldn’t Read: a novelist who suffered a stroke and wrote to Oliver Sacks about his perplexing condition.
In Seed, Carl Zimmer takes us on a tour behind the scenes of the American Museum of Natural History.
At Not Exactly Rocket Science, Ed Yong writes that Nicaraguan sign language shows how language affects thought.