What are biofilms and how they form

Bacteria learned there’s strength in numbers. These communities are called biofilms.

Which animals use tools?

Tool use ranges all the way from sponges and toothpicks to sex toys.

Meet the most frustrating programming language ever. It’s called ‘Brainfuck’ and it’s purposely designed to make you cry

Continue at your own risk.

Who invented the flushing toilet?

A historical account of one of mankind’s most important inventions.

Vintage Files: The Curious Case of the Roman Dodecahedra

A big archaeological mystery which will likely never be solved.

The Greek Navy’s wooden wall — Olympias, last trireme on duty in the world

One ship to carry a huge legacy.

NASA’s ‘Mars Explorers Wanted’ posters will set you packing for space

Where’s my toothbrush?

Why do people have sex?

A deceivingly simple question.

The legendary Fairy Flag passed on by Scottish clan leaders for over 1,000 years

Reality is more amazing than the myths.

Solid energy — how batteries power the world

Power in the palm of your hand.