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Top 10 Horror Movies Featuring Animals (and Behaviour)

One of my guilty pleasures is sci-fi movies featuring animal behaviour, especially when it’s done terribly. For something different from my usual articles, I decided that for Hallowe’en I’d highlight my top ten favourite good-bad movies that feature animal behaviour as a main theme (even if not intended that way)...

November 1, 2013 — Felicity Muth

Ge o’ the Lantern

(Happy Halloween! This post originally appeared at En Tequila Es Verdad back in 2011, and I thought you all might enjoy having it reprised here.

October 31, 2013 — Dana Hunter

Scary subject matter.

This being Hallowe’en, I felt like I should serve you something scary. But what? Verily, we’ve talked about some scary things here: Dangers to life and limb in academic chemistry labs, and the suggestion that lab safety is too expensive...

October 31, 2013 — Janet D. Stemwedel

Social Lessons from Our Favorite Horror Movies

I’m a fan of scary stories. With a few hours to spare, I’ll gladly spend them with Richard Matheson or Shirley Jackson. If I don’t have a few hours to spare, I’ll pass the time with whatever horror movie I can find playing in the background while I work...

October 31, 2013 — Krystal D'Costa

Tripping the Light Fantastic: Artists Paint With Light

Via This Colossal, Jen-Luc Piquant was thrilled to learn about a nifty new tool called the Pixelstick. The brainchild of Duncan Frazier and Steve McGuigan of Brookyln-based BitBanger Labs, the Pixelstick lets users create long-exposure light paintings — and yes, they have a Kickstarter campaign...

October 31, 2013 — Jennifer Ouellette

The Coldest Place in the Universe – The Countdown, Episode 34

More to explore: ALMA Reveals Ghostly Shape of ‘Coldest Place in the Universe’ (National Radio Astronomy Observatory) United Nations to Adopt Asteroid Defense Plan (Scientific American) Earth’s Water Likely Came from Very Early Asteroid Strikes ( Sun Continues to Emit Solar Flares (NASA) Kepler Spacecraft Finds First-Known Tilted Solar System (Scientific American) And visit the [...]..

STAFFOctober 31, 2013 — Joss Fong

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