Fire in the Hole. Coal mine fires are burning in places all over the globe; some have been burning for decades. (via Metafilter)
Top Ten Hippie Travel Destinations. I had no idea -but I'll get my bag packed right away!
Points for you if you understand this physics-based bumper sticker. Explanations are in the comments.
What You Don't Know About Poinsettias Won't Kill You.
Neurobiologist Ben Barres writes about the differences in how male and females scientists are regarded. He has a unique perspective because he used to be a woman scientist.
Sunken Cities, both real and mythological. Click on the titles for the history of each location.
The man who smuggled himself into Auschwitz.