The Magic Lantern Shows that Influenced Modern Horror
Eighteenth and early nineteenth century audiences were delighted and horrified by these spectral apparitions conjured in dark rooms.
A Primer on Neutron Stars
In the far off constellation of Hydra; two neutron stars collided, producing vast clouds of gold and other heavy elements. What's a neutron star anyway?
The Science of Secretions
Although secretions like saliva and digestive juices might have a high ick-factor, these bodily products are essential for us to function normally.
Zoological Jokes and Hoaxes
The humor in inventing fake animals comes from the fact that the audience is in on the joke. Nevertheless, the line between satire and hoax can be fuzzy.