Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Love spicy hot peppers? Afraid they could cause health risks? Here are some answers (Don't worry- you can still eat your faves!): Chile Peppers Would math class have been easier for you if you could read novels as a way of learning? These teachers think so: Novels in Math Class Discovery of a fossilized human … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Spicy Peppers, Novels in Math Class, Earliest Known Fossil Finger, and Vacation in Outer Space

Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Human Fossils, Skating to Disturbed, Batman Dies, and KFC in Space?

The origin of the modern humans may be older that we thought: Oldest Human Fossils Discovered The routine isn't perfect, and falls away from the music at times, but it's pretty good nevertheless, and worth watching just to hear Disturbed's haunting version of "The Sound of Silence" again: French Skater's Free Skate Adam West, who … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: Oldest Human Fossils, Skating to Disturbed, Batman Dies, and KFC in Space?

Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Almost everybody loves the beach, right? It seems there is some scientific basis for that feeling, and that is a lovely reason to spend more time by the water: Water's Influence on the Brain With the rise in antibiotic resistant bacteria, new technologies are being explored to combat them: CRISPRS We all love dinosaurs, don't … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings: The Beach is Good for Your Brain, Combating Resistant Bacteria, New Look for Old Dinosaurs, and Animated Film from Old Photos

Wednesday Wanderings:A Colder Cold, Become Mentally Strong, Tomatillo Fossil, and Winter Photo Slideshow

And you thought Winter in New England got cold!: Scientists Make Colder Cold We can all use some mental strength now and again. Here are four ideas based on the philosophy of Stoicism that may help: Mentally Strong Do you think they had chili verde competitions, too?: Tomatillo Fossil This is how I like to … Continue reading Wednesday Wanderings:A Colder Cold, Become Mentally Strong, Tomatillo Fossil, and Winter Photo Slideshow