Over at Sleepy City, an absolutely amazing photo essay of the Paris Metro including all the stations you probably know about, many you don't, and some that have not been accessed by the outside world for more than 50 years. The gallery includes shots of vacant trains sitting at many of these unused stations, including some of the original 1903 Spragues. I could look at photos like this all day long. (Thanks Harold!)
On Thursday May 26, Red Nose Day will return for the second year. It’s all about giving to children to fight hunger, sickness, and homelessness. In the video above, the most famous magician in the world, David Copperfield, has his own magical way of asking you to get involved. There’s going to be a two-hour TV show on […]
When the Congressional Science committee wants to talk about the cold weather, and when NASA has to defend their budget by explaining why NASA is important, it can make people who believe in facts… a bit tense.
The dreaded tax season is nearly upon us, but you don’t have to suffer this year as you dig up old receipts and fill out an endless number of forms. In fact, you can turn this tax season into an opportunity to maximize your returns while boosting your financial literacy when you pick up the […]
Unless you’ve been living under an extremely large rock over the past year, you’ve doubtlessly heard about the vaping epidemic, which has put dozens of people in the hospital and threatens the lives of smokers who are simply trying to find a safe way to quit. The SAUC Starter Kit: Lead-free Cannabinoid Delivery System offers […]
A common New Year’s resolution is to learn a new language, which of course makes foreign travel much more enjoyable and sharpens the mind while reducing the cognitive effects of aging. But far too many people give up on their goals because the leading language-learning platforms are either far too expensive or rely on boring […]