Two Greek words for ‘fear’ (which I wish we had), the best icy pole in the world, top-notch lizard news, the earliest person whose name we know, there are a lot of extremely cute international terms for ‘hamster’, why not make a list? And some unsolicited advice
“In fact, they believe there may be as many as 150 million dead mammoths frozen beneath the Siberian tundra just waiting to be dug up.” Also, Victorian…
I love petty resentments and cutting insults, but since I’m basically a nice person, I only ever feel comfortable enjoying them when they’re directed a…
"Stop calling yourself salmon!" splutters furious Taiwanese official. Real Ferries Bueller vibes. Also in this issue: a neolithic gravesite, struggleca…
Vampires in folklore and fiction, systemetised. A mouse-muscles fact. Self-decapitating seaslug. Small tip for focusing at work. The thing about ventur…
Ancient artistic fuckups, a weird amount of iceberg content, and dealing with the “I can’t start any tasks because I have an appointment in 5 hours” pr…
L—R: The hedjet, the White Crown of Upper Egypt, the deshret, the Red Crown of Lower Egypt, the pschent, the Double Crown of unified Egypt.
This will only be a small improvement to your life, but it will be an objective and tangible improvement, and who is turning that down these days?
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