Tag Archives: Life

The History of Healing: Farmacy (Part III)

Nope, that’s not a typo. Yes, that’s deliberate. Why? Because pharmacy, or medicine in general, shares the same origins with agriculture.

Physics, Pi, and Poker: The Hawk’s Farewell Flight

A SCIDOLS tribute to Stephen Hawking.

The Wisdom of Words with William Whewell

What are names and why are they important?

Sexiest Homo Came Earlier than Expected

Homo sapiens are just about ready to do it anywhere, anytime. And when I say “do it” I mean to say talk. There’s just so many things that arise after talking. Friendships are formed. Relationships are established. Structures are erected. Sex happens. And because of the latter and our penchant for constant conversations, we have […]

Watt is Making it Hot in Here?

Things are starting to get really steamy.

This Google Doodle Could Use a Quick Google

Things can get nasty when wrong ideas are given a platform to go wildly viral.

Montaigne on Calculus, Natural Selection, and the History of Science

What a French man of letters has to say about two British men of science and the world we live in.