Shameless Marketing Is Set To Bring A Cat Cafe To New York

For anyone tired of just reading about cats, cats, cats, a pop-up cafe is coming to New York which will be overrun with adoptable felines for you to hang out with and maybe even take home. All free of charge thanks to Big Pet Chow megacorp, Purina One. » 4/21/14 4:29pm Monday 4:29pm

Let's Take A Minute To Remember CERN's American Older Brother

Along with the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at CERN, Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) is the only other large particle accelerator in the world. While the CERN collider's size and ambition has catapulted it into the cultural consciousness, the humble RHIC has been quietly smashing… » 4/14/14 4:18pm 4/14/14 4:18pm

One of Star Wars' Desert Cities Is Being Threatened By Shifting Sands

While much of the Star Wars films were filmed in studio lots or in preexisting structures, a number of their exterior sets, especially for the desert planet Tatooine, were purpose built for the films and simply abandoned to the sands and the fans when filming was over. Now shifting dunes (not a Death Star) are… » 4/10/14 6:29pm 4/10/14 6:29pm

The Voynich Manuscript: The World's Most Mysterious Book

Since its supposed discovery in 1912, the Voynich manuscript has baffled scholars and speculators alike with its indecipherable language, mysterious plant diagrams, and psychedelic cosmological diagrams. Credited as everything from a lost Enochian encyclopedia to a fraudulent alchemical text to a complete hoax, the… » 4/08/14 12:35pm 4/08/14 12:35pm