Bullfrog's Twitter tweet mentioned a Dictionary's Hot Word article on "Why is it called America, not Columbusia? ... Why aren't the continents of North and South America called 'Columbusia' after Christopher Columbus?
Blue's News shared The Verge's article on "How Atari box art turned 8-bit games into virtual wonderlands -- Modern games have nothing on these cartridges... The original Atari featured a wealth of games with box art that was quite a bit more imaginative than the “grizzled man holding a gun” template that’s so popular today. The concept of playing a video game in your house, on your television, was still in its infancy in the late 1970s, and Atari needed a way to market its games. One solution was to commission intricately detailed covers that sold the idea of a game much better than any simple screenshot could..."
This Science Daily article mentioned "Arachnophobic Entomologists: When Two More Legs Make a Big Difference ... For some entomologists, an apparent paradox exists: Despite choosing a career working with insects, they exhibit negative feelings toward spiders which range from mild disgust to extreme arachnophobia..."
TV.com shared its Autumn/Fall Television/TV 2013: Your Everything Guide to the New Season, Including Premiere Dates.
"Beatrice the Biologist is part science blog, part comic, and part incoherent rambling..."
Blue's News shared a Gizmodo article showing Sixteen/"16 Classic Films that Got Future Tech Right -- ... Such is the reality of science that it doesn't always mesh with our fantastic visions of fictional futures filled with flying cars and other implausible technologies. In other words, reality sucks compared to what we've grown up watching on television/TV.