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The Top 5 Worst Plagues in Human History
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The Top 5 Worst Plagues in Human History

By Lisa BernierJanuary 22, 2013

Whenever we turn on The History Channel, or NatGeo, they're always having specials about the next big pandemic. While we find these...More  →

Top 10 Most Badass Female Warriors in History

Top 10 Most Badass Female Warriors in History

By Becky FerreiraJanuary 14, 2013

A little while back, we listed our picks for the top 10 Nerdiest Women in History. But women haven't been just brainy...More  →

10 Ways the Dinosaurs Definitely DID NOT Go Extinct
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10 Ways the Dinosaurs Definitely DID NOT Go Extinct

By Becky FerreiraDecember 20, 2012

65 million years ago, the great reign of the dinosaurs came to a sudden end. The evidence suggests that they were killed...More  →

A Brief History of James Bond

A Brief History of James Bond

By Becky FerreiraNovember 2, 2012

Next Friday, November 9th, James Bond, M, and even Q will be back for the latest 007 film, Skyfall. Obviously, there's no...More  →

I've Got a Problem With Steampunk: a Rebuttal

I've Got a Problem With Steampunk: a Rebuttal

By Paul KirschNovember 2, 2012

Some time ago, Sparkitor Josh Perilo aired his grievances with the genre of Steampunk in this here article. So, our esteemed contributor...More  →

Top Five Most Mysterious Lost Civilizations

Top Five Most Mysterious Lost Civilizations

By Becky FerreiraAugust 23, 2012

Last week, archeologists in Oaxaca, Mexico, found a crazy pyramid left by the Zapotec civilization. Part-tomb, part-sports-bar, the 1,500-year-old structure contains graves...More  →

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BOOK REVIEW: "Behemoth," by Scott Westerfeld

By Paul KirschJune 20, 2012

Few things are more enthralling than a good series. I started exploring Scott Westerfeld's Leviathan and, like a transfixed moth, had to keep...More  →

BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

By Paul KirschMay 24, 2012

I originally picked up Leviathan for a base and shallow reason: it has an amazing map. You can tell a lot about a...More  →

Top Five Most Tantalizing Losses from the Library of Alexandria

Top Five Most Tantalizing Losses from the Library of Alexandria

By Becky FerreiraMay 10, 2012

If you invent a time machine, The Library of Alexandria is the first place you should visit (you can see the dinosaurs...More  →