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 …
“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?
A piece of living shadow has broken through from the Void Dimension. Also, simulating dyslexia, escaping the Titanic, found poetry, and hair rats.
If you were like me, you're like “nup, I’ve reached my limit of new social media things I can be bothered understanding. The kids can have TikTok for t…
I recently found out that Anna Paquin won an Oscar when she was 9. How would that affect your life goals - if you’d already achieved one of the biggest…
I remember when I first noticed my internal monologue. I thought it was a cool trick I’d learned to do, speaking without making any sound. Like riding …