Monthly Archive: July 2018

Richard Dawkins demonstrates the evolution of the eye

Evolution of the Eye When evolution skeptics want to attack Darwin’s theory, they often point to the human eye. How could something so complex, they argue, have developed through random mutations and natural selection,...

8 unusual experiences to have in Iceland

As the land of fire, ice, Northern Lights, and cheap flights, it’s no wonder Iceland has become one of the world’s most popular destinations. From 2000 to 2014, the number of foreign visitors has...

Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School Band

The Kyoto Tachibana Senior High School Band is nicknamed  “Orange Devils” (オレンジの悪魔) due to their trademark full-orange uniform and tendency of winning band competitions.

Is Soylent the future of nutrition?

You may have fantasized, or feared, a future in which you could get all the calories and nutrients needed to survive from a pill or drink. Is that future here? Proponents of the meal-in-a-bottle...

Exercising with a BOSU ball

The American figure skater Adam Rippon made headlines during the Winter Olympics in South Korea this past February—not just for his skating prowess, the medal he won, and his prolific social media presence, but...

Energy drinks: power or poison?

There are dozens of so-called “energy drinks” on the market today. They promise to be magic elixirs that will keep you awake, give you superpowers, etc., but what are they really, and how (or...

Peru child sacrifice discovery may be largest in history

Early this year, archaeologists have uncovered what may be the largest single mass child sacrifice event in human history. More than 140 children were sacrificed at about the same time in Peru’s northern coastal...