Update January 22: Super-TIGER has broken the official NASA balloon record. And yes, there's a trophy for that. Which has already reached the team in Antarctica. (Yet it takes a week for UPS to deliver a simple package within the continental United States. What is up with that? But we digress.) Cur ... More >>
image viaFike and a 443-million-year-old limestone slab containing the fossilized remains of extinct sea creatures.Once upon a time -- well, between 443 and 445 million years ago -- all the land on Earth was clumped in a big mass around the equator and the rest was covered with oceans full of ... More >>
Plus: The great pop-vs.-soda debate and a chat with Missouri's Most Handsome.
Is it soda, or is it pop? This not-so-great debate has raged for decades on college campuses like Washington University's, where students are drawn from all over the nation. After all, regional differences have long been assumed to inform the debate, a suspicion confirmed by a Web site created by ... More >>