Why our sun makes a figure eight in the sky every year. It’s complicated.
The Ten Most Shocking Olympic Gender Scandals. Yeah, it should be “sex scandals,” but that title would lead you to think they were about sexual behavior.
Can a cat do a scientific experiment? We weren’t sure until she repeated it, just like a scientist is obligated to.
What can you do for a schizophrenic 6-year-old? There are no proper services available. The story continues on a blog. (via Metafilter)
Window replacement is one of the least cost-effective ways to make your home more energy-efficient. If you do it for the tax credit, be sure to read the fine print.
A love story of Olympic proportions. 25 years later, Al Joyner sees Flo Jo every day, in their daughter. (via Metafilter)
Rare Photographs of Now Extinct Beasts.
Government health insurance explained in simple terms.