Posts by: Dan Weiss
Today’s weird fact: the military once asked Walt Disney to make Iron Man style suits.
We are living in very dark times for pubic hair grooming.
2013 was also a bad year to be a manatee.
This dwarf planet has all of the water....more
Happy MLK Day! We’ll be back tomorrow morning. Be good to each other....more
Painless Parker is your new favorite dentist of all time....more
Meanwhile, in the world of never made films, the Miyazaki Pipi Longstocking that could have been.
I would give almost anything to be inside the futuro house....more
I nearly forgot! Here is what animals went extinct last year, and here is what could have been public domain THIS year.
BBC has your nightmare inducing future timeline infographic for the day.
This makes sense to me: praising your kids too much can make them feel worse about themselves....more
Back in action.
Very important news: dogs poop along a magnetic axis.
The world is pretty neat because it includes things like Victoria Crowned Pigeons.
Also because there is a giant serpent skeleton in the Loire River.
Perhaps you would like to read Langston Hughes’s testimony before the McCarthy Committee....more
It’s the end of the year, which means things like this.
2013 in Science (hooray for the olinguito!)
Here are the films the Library of Congress are adding this year (the Library of Congress is pretty cool)....more
This is real big: China has landed on the moon.
This is similarly real big: turns out the universe could totally collapse at any second....more
Yes, but why do we have squirrels?
I have a legal obligation to link to anything with the word “aquanaut” in it....more
Bad news, everyone: snakes are totally winning the evolution game.
It’s time to bring back Victorian-era slang....more