Science Saturday

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Jello made from humans?

So, maybe you don’t need to force yourself to drink those eight glasses of water a day.

What can baboon males teach us about human males? (Or, what we probably could have guessed about men from reading the daily news.) Good news for Beta males: your lives are less stressful than the Alphas’. Good news for the Alphas: you’re having a lot more sex than the Betas.

Happy Belated 1st Birthday, Neptune! On July 13, 165 years after Neptune was spotted by man, the planet completed its first revolution around the sun. Damn, it’s been a long year Neptune, you deserve a drink.


LaToya Jordan is a writer from Brooklyn, New York. She is the author of the poetry chapbook, Thick-Skinned Sugar (Finishing Line Press, 2015) and her work has been listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016. Her writing has appeared in Mobius: The Journal of Social Change, Mom Egg Review, Poets & Writers, The Rumpus, and more. Visit her at latoyajordan.com. More from this author →