A set of diagrams from a 19th-century gynecology manual, in which the figures bear an uncanny resemblance to depictions of aliens from more than half-a-century later.
Do you know where the chocolate you eat everyday comes from? Join Andy as he travels to Mexico and explores the entire process of making chocolate entirely from scratch. He personally attempts every step of the process, from picking the cacao pods to tempering his chocolate.
Stephen Sluyter was lounging on his leather couch, taking bong hits and watching the Cartoon Network, when his phone rang. "Bro, you hungry?" his best friend and roommate Max Bocanegra asked on the other end of the line. "I got some beans for you. I need you to get them right now." Sluyter was a 28-year-old graduate student at Texas A&M – Corpus Christi, and founder of its Kappa Sigma fraternity chapter, famous for the slip-and-slide parties and oil-wrestling events…
Even after all the discoveries we made in our search for answers about the mysterious French psychic Maria Duval, we still need to solve the mystery of this woman and confront her face-to-face. This time, we go to France.
In public, everyone says that Thomas Sayers Ellis, 52, formerly of Case Western and Sarah Lawrence, a visiting professor at the Iowa Writers Workshop this semester, is brilliant. Even the people who find him off-putting and unprofessional tend to agree.
Robotic probes launched by NASA, the European Space Agency (ESA), and others are gathering information all across the solar system. We currently have spacecraft in orbit around the Sun, Venus, Earth, Mars, Ceres, a comet, and Saturn; two operational rovers on Mars; and a recent close flyby of Pluto and its moons. Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are still performing experiments in low Earth orbit and sending back amazing photos. Here's a sampling of what they're seeing.