25 March

For a really wild game of “Six Degrees of Separation,” you might consider swapping Kevin Bacon for Charles Manson. Yep, the crazed cult leader crossed paths with more than a […]

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25 March

The idea that humanity should keep a vault that will secure life in case of global catastrophe has been conceived in stories such as the one about Noah’s Ark in […]

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25 March

Cemeteries make natural breeding grounds for ghost stories and other fantastic tales. Usually, these fictions swell around Halloween, when a few brave teenagers visit them and scare themselves witless, then […]

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24 March

Ultimate slackers and world-saving rock gods Bill and Ted are heading back to the big screen, according to an official announcement by stars Keanu Reeves and Alex Winter. Orion Pictures […]

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24 March

People are drawn to steampunk for all kinds of reasons: pure love of the Victorian period it draws from; fascination with how a particular type of technology fancifully fuses with […]

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24 March

The year that marked the middle of the 19th century was a turning point for most of the world ― just two years before, Europe was tangled in a series […]

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24 March

There’s something deeply fascinating about gazing at a miniature world. Artists and craftspeople draw on incredible technique to create something detailed and perfectly proportioned — and that can be held […]

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23 March

A pioneering genetic study is shedding new light on the way in which migration from Central Europe transformed the society and peoples of the Iberian Peninsula during the Bronze Age, […]

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23 March

Genevieve von Petzinger is studying European Ice Age rock art to earn her Ph.D. in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. She is […]

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23 March

Consumers could soon be looking at cheese in a new light. Switzerland has played host to a ground-breaking study which goes beyond the usual factors of appearance, taste, and smell. […]

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