Are Grasshopper's Mouth Similar to Ours?
Evolution has a strange way of doing things. So maybe the princess in the fairy tale kissed a frog instead of a grasshopper, but if she had kissed a grasshopper instead, she would have noticed something odd.Read full story
Volcanos Are Dangerous; They Have Been Worse in The Past, And It Could Happen Again
You may have a persistent low-level fear of violent tectonic activity if you live near a fault line or an active volcano. Mount St. Helens and Vesuvius eruptions provide a glimpse of the Earth's devastating potential, but a new study published in the journal Climate of the Past indicates a volcanic history far more violent than anything we've seen in recorded history.Read full story
350 Birdhouses—And It's a New Hotel!
Danish architecture firm Bjarke Ingels Group was enlisted to design Treehotel’s newest suite, a spherical treehouse covered in bird nests.Photo: BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group. This Mind-Blowing Swedish Treehouse Is Made Up of 350 Birdhouses—And It's a New Hotel!Read full story
Nicola Coughlan isn't letting her laurels grow old
Coughlan discusses the strange side of fame ("or whatever you want to call it"), "Derry Girls," and Penelope's journey in "Bridgerton" season two. Nicola Coughlan was 25 years old ten years ago, roughly a year out of theater school and working in a soap shop in London's Covent Garden, a very touristy location. Soap, to be precise. She was looking for work as an actor, but it was proving difficult.Read full story