Unlike chocolate chip cookies or tomato soup, the invention of bread can’t be pinned down to a single person or people; instead, it evolved to its present state over the course of millennia.
Feelings of sadness or anxiety might be linked to increased “chitchat” between two areas of the brain, a new study suggests. In the study, published today (Nov. 8) in the journal Cell, a group of researchers listened in on electrical conversations in the brain — in other words, the signals that brain regions […]
Brutality now becomes my appetite Violence is now a way of life The sledge my tool to torture As it pounds down on your forehead Shakespeare it’s not. Those lyrics, from “Hammer Smashed Face” by the band Cannibal Corpse, are typical of death metal — a subgenre of heavy metal music that features […]
In the 2004 climate-change disaster flick “The Day After Tomorrow,” increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have a paradoxical effect: Rather than heating up the planet, they trigger a sudden-onset global ice age. The movie was very silly and unscientific, but there was a kernel of truth at the core of it: The Earth […]