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Find All the Absurdities!

A little blast from the past to puzzle over while your head spins from chocolate overload this weekend.Two centuries before M.C. Escher confounded us with his optical illusions and play on perspective, William Hogarth (1697-1764) created Satire on False Perspective ...

March 31, 2013 — Glendon Mellow

The Chemistry of Easter Egg Dyeing

Happy Easter! Today, children across the world will be searching for colored eggs and goodies brought by the mysterious Easter bunny. Perhaps most of them won't be thinking too much about the chemistry of colored eggs, but undoubtedly some of us science geeks will be...

March 31, 2013 — Carin Bondar

Can You Scaiku?

A couple weeks ago, I was reminded how much I enjoy the poetry format known as haiku. On a whim, I threw out a tweet soliciting #scaiku, science-themed haiku, to see what delights my tweeps would come up with...

March 31, 2013 — Kalliopi Monoyios

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