Sunday, June 19, 2011

Boredom: A Lively History

Peter Toohey, a professor of classics at the University of Calgary, believes the subject of boredom deserves more attention. Reading this Boring Article to find out why.

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Shipping Container Overboard!

Every year an estimated 10,000 intermodal shipping containers fall off ships and are lost at sea. A group of marine scientists based in the San Francisco Bay Area are attempting to draw attention to this largely unknown problem.

Saturday, June 11, 2011

Alexandra Robbins on Quirk Theory

In today's Failure Interview, Alexandra Robbins explains quirk theory - and why high school outcasts are likely to surpass their "popular" classmates in terms of real-world success.