Mar 6, 2014

NASA plans on sending an unmanned vehicle to search for life in the oceans of Europa, Jupiter’s sixth-closest moon. The exciting news was practically buried in a press release regarding agency funding….





Via CNN: Two men claiming to be Los Angeles-area gang members have posted a video showing them firing rifles in Syria’s civil war, apparently fighting on behalf of President Bashar al-Assad’s regime….






Remember “peer pressure”? Of late it has been largely discarded as the go-to means of explaining/demonizing youth behavioral patterns, but The New Inquiry offers a look back: Parents have mostly given up…



Kanina Foss writing at the University of the Witwatersrand: The question of why an individual would actively kill itself has been an evolutionary mystery. Death could hardly provide a fitness advantage to…