Weekly Geekery


Lizard brain, meet the one-sentence novel.

Sea slugs: the key to why you’ll remember this article.

Are millenials “empty inside”? New books reveal the truth!

Whale Skyping might become a thing.

Why aren’t you reading this in Chinese? Science’s English bias.


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Julia F. P. Ostmann writes from Southern California about nineteenth-century mushrooms, hybrid burritos, and brain science. Next year she’s excited to move into Stephen Hawking’s old dorm at Cambridge, where she'll be studying history and philosophy of science. If you follow her at @JuliaOstmann, she will probably retweet you. More from this author →