Don’t Get Steamed About STEM, Christmas Should Be Fun loading...
Don’t Get Steamed About STEM, Christmas Should Be Fun
Christmas is here and for people with kids, it’s time to drop what you’re doing and fret about the future – a future when up to 90 per cent of the jobs folks will be doing are not yet actually regarded as paid employment.
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Who were the Moors?
If the term seems familiar from art and literature—but still confusing—there’s a good reason.
The Hidden World Of Cute Damselflies Enchanted This Photographer loading...
The Hidden World Of Cute Damselflies Enchanted This Photographer
Hatched in local ponds and living among garden plantings, these cousins of the dragonfly captured the photographer’s attention and imagination.
Why The Government Breeds And Releases Billions Of Flies A Year loading...
Why The Government Breeds And Releases Billions Of Flies A Year
A program in Panama breeds, sterilises, and releases 20 million screwworm flies a week to protect livestock from flesh-eating larvae. This is how it works.
Ancient Cave Art May Depict The World's Oldest Hunting Scene loading...
Ancient Cave Art May Depict The World's Oldest Hunting Scene
The spectacular scene in Indonesia reinforces the notion that the origins of art are more global than once thought.
Volcano Tragedy Disaster Waiting To Happen, Says Expert loading...
Volcano Tragedy Disaster Waiting To Happen, Says Expert
As authorities begin a grim recovery operation for the victims of New Zealand’s White Island volcano eruption, Emeritus Professor Ray Cas from Monash University’s School of Earth, Atmosphere and Environment has commented that White Island is in a constant state of unrest and has been a disaster waiting to happen for many years.
Thought Extinct For 30 Years, The Starry Night Toad Is Rediscovered loading...
Thought Extinct For 30 Years, The Starry Night Toad Is Rediscovered
An indigenous community in Colombia considers the white-spotted amphibian sacred. Recently, they allowed it to be reintroduced to the world.
Ancient Egyptian Head Cone Mystery Solved By Archaeologists loading...
Ancient Egyptian Head Cone Mystery Solved By Archaeologists
Researchers have long speculated about the purpose and meaning of pointy “head cones” depicted in Egyptian art. Now they’ve actually found the real thing.
Newly Spotted Lakes On Greenland Ice Sheet Are Speeding Up Its Demise loading...
Newly Spotted Lakes On Greenland Ice Sheet Are Speeding Up Its Demise
Satellite sleuthing reveals that Greenland summers now are warm enough to create 27 per cent more lakes than 20 years ago, and at higher elevations.
What Are Carbon Offsets? Here’s Why Travellers Are Buying Them. loading...
What Are Carbon Offsets? Here’s Why Travellers Are Buying Them.
Sales are on the rise—but not all carbon offsets are created equal.
Why Do We Get Annoyed? Science Has Irritatingly Few Answers. loading...
Why Do We Get Annoyed? Science Has Irritatingly Few Answers.
Loud chewing, persistent telemarketers, and pop-up ads drive our readers bonkers. This author co-wrote a book on why humans experience annoyance.
Europe's Morbid Mummy Craze Has Been An Obsession For Centuries loading...
Europe's Morbid Mummy Craze Has Been An Obsession For Centuries
Whether ground up as medicine or on display at 'unwrapping parties,' Egyptian mummies fascinated Europeans, giving rise to what's known as Egyptomania.

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