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4 Ways We Might Detect Aliens
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?
You Are Doing Your Best to Stop Climate Change. Businesses Are Not
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.
9 Unusual Food Podcasts That Will Make You Want to Eat
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!
How The Climate Strike Has Already Changed The World
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.
What It REALLY Means If Horror Movies Scare You
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?
Here's What Might Happen When We Meet Aliens
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...
8 Out-of-This-World Podcasts About Aliens
You may believe, or you may just find it all very entertaining. Either way, the obsession of over half of Americans with theoretical otherworldly intelligence is nothing to be ignored. This being 2019, there's a large handful of entertaining and informative podcasts about aliens and their ilk. Some are skeptical and some are not, but they all make for fascinating commute listening. Here's how to tune in to the people who are tuned in to the skies.
4 Reasons That Biking to Work Is Just Better
Remember the joy of riding a bike? It's often one of the first "grown-up" skills that kids learn, and once you get the hang of it, you never forget. As more cities build protected bike lanes and no-car byways, it's time to dust off that banana seat and reconnect with the joy of two wheels. Here's why.