Talents of the Octopus.
The Victorians Who Flew As High As Jumbo Jets. (via Digg)
The Shit Pyramids of King Sneferu. (via Metafilter)
14 Simple Charts For Teaching Children That Life Is Hard.
How are viruses, viroids and prions related? They’re all so weird they stretch the very definition of life.
From The Night Manager to Star Trek — The Best Gender-Swapped Characters in TV History. Many you wouldn’t even know about if you hadn’t read the book.
93 Percent Of The Great Barrier Reef Is Practically Dead. Overfishing, pollution, and climate change are the culprits.
Here are all the ways it costs more to be a woman. Or maybe not all -they didn’t even cover childbirth costs and maternity leave.
Why Friends is still so popular. Because that’s the kind of life people would love to have.
The Oldest Libraries Around the World. Their books are pretty old, too.