There have been some 6,000 Great Lakes shipwrecks, which have claimed an estimated 30,000 lives. These maps show some of them.
The list includes eleven species of birds, eight species of freshwater mussels, two fish, a bat, and a plant from the mint family.
So why should we keep using them?
The controversial herbicide is everywhere, apparently.
Elite organizations tend to get conspiracy theorists going.
This image illustrates a gravitational lensing effect, and the multiple paths that light can take to arrive at the same destination. Given the great cosmic distances and enormous masses at […]
‘Luck’ is the wrong word. The Universe cooperated, but we gave ourselves the opportunity by being prepared. It was already 28 years ago that the Hubble Space Telescope was launched […]
If everything was hot, dense, and super close-together at the Big Bang, what kept us from collapsing into a singularity? The Big Bang is one of the most counterintuitive ideas […]
One radical notion is that the story of Jesus was a type of psychological warfare to pacify the Jews.
According to current policy, when a child under 12 qualifies for an adult-sized organ, they're often placed on the bottom of the adult list, even if their condition is more critical, because of a lack of comparative data.
Lasting power is accorded to only a handful of presidents, especially after their death. There is no doubt that John Kennedy is one of the few. How did it happen?
The magic “x-factor” that people talk about when they talk about talent is not so magical: it’s simply a matter of hard work. And no other craft reminds one of […]
Christian Lorentzen makes an excellent point excellently: Tougher for the novelist are the tasks of rendering convincing characters across the class spectrum and capturing economic intricacies in a way that’s […]