Researchers do look into near-death experiences, seeking a verified case of what they call “apparently non-physical veridical perception.”
Thursday, March 19
Wednesday, March 18
Tuesday, March 17
In the deep ocean, a swimming sea-worm called a “green bomber” can throw sacs of light when attacked.
Monday, March 16
Santería or Vodou are explored as possibilities.
Sunday, March 15
She’s 80 now, working 13 hour days, and still won’t take so much as a reporter’s hand to cross the stream.
Friday, March 13
Locals on the Outer Banks are arguing about whether climate change is real. Meanwhile, their islands are disappearing.
Wednesday, March 11
Perhaps because your people have always hunted them. But also because there’s demand in New York fashion circles for their pelts.
Friday, March 6
A man’s love of pigeons leads him to build a Ponzi scheme out of birds.
Thursday, March 5
The controversial owner of the Dallas World Aquarium once nearly caused a riot over pygmy sloths.
Saturday, February 28
The British and Irish have coined some fabulous terms to describe nature and landscrape. “Doofers” is the Scots’ term for horse-shit; “clinkerbell” means icicle in Hampshire.
Friday, February 27
Identical twins in Pennsylvania have the same genes, the same upbringing, similar adult lives. And yet one crucial difference may have made one of them sick.
Thursday, February 26
The flawed science that helped convict a Tennessee man of murder.