Bloomberg special issue on the periodic table and the elements.
Excerpt from The Understory by Robert Macfarlane.
Review of The Mosquito: A Human History of Our Deadliest Predator by Timothy C. Winegard.
The insect 'apocalypse' in the U.S. is driven by a 50x increase in toxic pesticides.
Dark-energy mapper will reconstruct 11 billion years of cosmic history.
If Sapiens were a blog post. Useful summary if you've read the book.
J.M Coetzee on Australia’s shame, i.e. the camps where asylum-seekers who try to reach Australia by boat are detained.