Both exertion and synchronicity play a role in the social effects of dance
A reference post for why I’m going to start having silly drawings in my posts instead of real data.
Reported in Scientific American, this Week in World War I: April 22, 1916
Scientists, engineers and tech developers earn spots on magazine’s list of the year’s most influential people
The psychology of group dynamics goes a long way toward explaining what drives ordinary people toward radicalism
Do you think it was the issue with the article on “Marihuana”? Mysteries from the inside cover of Hooteroll?
The development of statistics, probability theory, game theory and chaos theory owes a lot to people trying to figure out various games of chance.
New evidence suggests the ancient trade route ventured through the heights of Tibet
Many films on the festival circuit feature science worth watching
Rockfalls without an obvious cause (like an earthquake or expanding ice) may be due to hot daily air temperatures expanding small cracks in cliff faces.
Mathematician and author Adam Kucharski talks about his new book The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling (Basic Books, 2016).
How did one Titanic crew member survive the icy ocean water, all thanks to his favorite drink?
Why have cats taken over the Internet?
Mundane notes about daily life on 16 ceramic shards written about 600 B.C. at an ancient military fortress in the Negev Desert reveal that literacy had to be common.
Plastic in Apollo spacesuits, Andy Warhol paintings and other museum pieces is falling apart. Researchers are learning how to rescue the endangered treasures
Last month, the first day of the #SciArt Tweet Storm was bombarded with porn bots during the first few hours. Solving this problem led to an interesting insight into how bots and Twitter function (some vulgar language ahead)...
High-profile physicists and philosophers gathered to debate whether we are real or virtual—and what it means either way
The #SciArt Tweet Storm swept over Twitter last month with an astonishing number of tweets displaying the intersection of art and science. In this post Glendon crunches the numbers for the community...
Mad Art Cast, the podcast of the science-art site Mad Art Lab recently asked Symbiartic's Glendon Mellow to join them and discuss the #SciArt hashtag, the new material Vanta Black, and more...