Those of us who grew up on Star Trek like to think that intelligent alien life will be at least recognizable to us. Even if it's a sentient ball of energy or a shapeshifter, its actions ought to be obvious in person and detectable at a distance. Right?
There's a guilt narrative attached to any discussion of climate change. We drive too many cars. We eat too much beef. We, as in, the consumer, the person, the individual culprit sleepwalking over the climate cliff.
The only thing better than a good meal is a podcast about a good meal. But what if you want a podcast about a meal that is altogether strange, different, and beyond your expectations? Break those culinary molds, and come along with these intrepid hosts as they explore food so weird that you won't believe you've never heard about it. Prepare to crave some strange stuff!
You've seen Greta Thunberg on the news, and you watched the coverage as millions of kids struck for the climate. But what did they accomplish by skipping school? Critics say that this was just a way to get out of class, but there's a long history of teens and young people changing the course of history. Here's how the climate strike changed the world in a single day.
Human beings love being scared. That's why we watch so many horror movies! But have you ever wondered why we watch movies about scary things that don't exist, like Frankenstein's monster and evil inhuman nuns, rather than stuff that does? In terms of body count, heart attacks beat out Freddy Kreuger so badly that there's not even a contest! Why aren't there horror movies about those?
It's very unlikely that we're alone in the universe. (That is, unless you think that something happened to everybody else.) There are a lot of possible scenarios that might play out when we finally meet E.T. Which ones are we most likely to experience? Read on...