Daily Archive: December 17, 2016

The making of candy canes

The Christmas Candy Cane originated in Germany about 250 years ago. They started as straight white sugar sticks. A story says that a choirmaster, in 1670, was worried about the children sitting quietly all...

Silkhenge spider

In the sticky jungles of South America, a mysterious spider crafts towers out of silk—confounding scientists with its intricate creations. Comprising a silky spire surrounded by a circular picket fence, the structures are sometimes...