From wondering about how ants move to gazing at the vast distant sky above us, human are forever seeking meaning in things. Our drive to learn has shaped humanity from its very inception, and it will always be a part of us.
Being curious and inquisitive are the very traits that make us human. As soon as a child is born, he/she explores the world and starts to wonder about its grandeur. This urge to learn is what underpins our whole human experience.
But, why are humans so naturally curious?
SUMMARY: Join the Poo Crew as they guide you through time in this craptastic and pissarific children's book that tells you about the many amazing uses for poo and wee! After relocating to Germany, I was initially intrigued, then amused, by The Shelf that is built into many German toilets. This shelf is designed so Germans can carefully inspect their fæces before flushing. What are they looking for? I wondered. Let's face it, most people -- children and quite a... Read more
We sailed from Bahia. A few days afterwards, when not far distant from the Abrolhos Islets, my; attention was called to a reddish-brown appearance in the sea. The whole surface of the water, as it appeared under a weak lens, seemed as if covered by chopped bits of hay, with their ends jagged. These are minute cylindrical confervae, in bundles or rafts of from twenty to sixty in each. Mr. Berkeley informs me that they are the same species (Trichodesmium... Read more
Ever dreamed of owning your own ship? Sail the seven seas? Pillage? Adventure? Explore strange new worlds, seek out new life and new civilizations, boldly go where no one has gone…oh wait…not that ship…but same idea. If commanding your very own seafaring vessel is on your bucket list, look no further. Thanks to . . . → Read More: Building Spanish Galleons 101
Fossil fuel divestment is one of the major subjects of student activists today. Back in December energy advocate Bill McKibben argued that colleges should cease investing in oil companies: “fossil fuel industry [is] an enemy that must be defeated,” since the industry uses “money and political influence to block climate action in Washington.”
Students at many colleges have taken up the cause, known as “Fossil Free.” There are fossil fuel divestment […]