Seagulls follow whales to eat anchovies.

The Sound of an Unknown Whale

Researchers might have identified one—and maybe even two—brand new species of whale.
Twin stars in space

Watching the Twin Suns Rise on a Real-Life Tatooine

Twin suns, like the ones seen in Star Wars, may be more common than originally thought.
Lego Luke Skywalker crossing light sabers with his father (aka Darth Vader)

May the 4th Be With You…The Ego and Id in The Empire Strikes Back

A Freudian reading of The Empire Strikes Back for Star Wars Day
Phytoplankton

Old Data, New Discoveries: Solving The Paradox of the Plankton

In 1961, G. E. Hutchinson first outlined what he called the paradox of the plankton. Over 50 years later, it may be solved.
Victoria Secret storefront

When Sex Didn’t Sell: Marketing Victoria’s Secret and Frederick’s of Hollywood

How will Frederick’s of Hollywood be remembered in a Victoria's Secret age?
A row of houses in San Francisco

The Biggest US Housing Subsidy is For The Rich

The National Tax Journal looked at how significant the US housing subsidy is and what the effects of repealing or altering it would be.
Scuffed military boots

On Military Desertion and Executions

Military desertion is not as rare as one would think.
Wall St. street sign

Wall Street’s Slave Market

New York City will unveil a plaque today marking the location of the city's slave market at Wall Street.
Avengers presentation featuring most of the main characters from the franchise

Choose Your Own Adventure: The Marvel Universe and Our Cultural Values

A postmodern view of the Marvel comics and cinematic franchise,
SEM image of Milnesium tardigradum in active state

The Invincible Tardigrade

Tardigrades, aka water bears, are microscopic animals that are found in virtually any environment on Earth.