Video: Halloween pumpkin carving tricks and NASA’s Pumpkin Carving Competition.
Why you love cheese – the scientific explanation.
Explaining the significance of the Economic Nobel Prize winners’ work.
Circa 1890, it was pretty easy to end up in an insane asylum.
Will A Chicken That’s Fed Lemons Taste Like Lemons?
How Do Water Towers Work?
ICYMI, Monday’s links are here, and include senior moment science, UFO detectors, why people with bigger brains yawn longer, and, from 1930, a set of Information Tests To Try On Your Children.
Nobel Peace Prize winner President Obama called Nobel Peace Prize winner Doctors Without Borders to apologize for the U.S. bombing of a hospital in Afghanistan. The Pentagon says the U.S. had to divert two aircraft operating over Sy...
Oliver Hart's and Bengt Holmström's work on "contract theory" isn't just academic -- it has important real-world applications
Think of the pumpkins! Those poor pumpkins! Perhaps the most popular of all the Halloween traditions is the act of carving a pumpkin, which is just a little bit deranged when you think about it from the perspective of the pumpkin. W...
Three American scientists who were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine are saying that the government shutdown fundamentally threatens scientific discovery. The post U.S. Nobel Prize Winners: The Government Shutdown Is...