Posts by: Dan Weiss
Bad news, everyone: snakes are totally winning the evolution game.
It’s time to bring back Victorian-era slang....more
Like I said, you’re doing great science, so hey why not try and grow some plants on the moon....more
Good news Olympic athletes: you have a very small chance at winning part of a meteor next year.
The Upworthy generator is my favorite thing today.
The Lake Monsters of America is pretty great though too....more
Would anyone like to join me on a road trip to find all the forgotten arrows pointing across America?
Did you know that Galapagos tortoises can have 1,360 babies in their lifetimes?
On the origins of Red Riding Hood (they are very old)....more
Did you know that the original spacesuit was made by a bra manufacturer?
But what happened after 12 Years a Slave? (Spoiler alert: no one knows.)
NASA made this video about what Mars might have looked like 4 billion years ago but the main takeaway from it is that NASA employees are huge dorks....more
The key to finding alien life is looking for purple (something something Prince joke).
Maybe you’d like to check out some plant and rock based interactive sound installations.
Photographing Victorian era piers (is a thing you could do)....more
80s mall photos are pretty sweet huh?
How much does Twitter owe you? (It owes us $11,860)....more
Last night was Halloween and we here at MC are taking the day off. We’ll be back on Monday! (all other Rumpus business will be running as normal!)...more
We are all just waiting for Houdini to escape death.
Better news! The age of jetpacks is (maybe almost) really here.
It was only a matter of time before someone figured out how to crack CAPTCHAs....more
Now it’s time to see the most popular boy names since 1960 (spoiler alert: it’s basically all Michael).
Important news: cosmetics look like outer space if you photograph them close up....more