The Wall Street Journal reports on the "new light on the plight of winter babies. Researchers stumble upon alternative explanation for the lifelong challenges faced by children born in colder months.
This Wired science news article, with a 13 seconds YouTube video clip, reports on how severed gecko tails have a mind of their own. -- "Even after they're no longer connected to a lizard brain, gecko tails can flip, jump and lunge in response to their environment -- and may even be able to evade predators.
World of Warcraft (WoW) shows a comic strip/cartoon about realisms in the game.
Neatorama talks about the history and evolution of space food.!<--break--> -- "Throughout history, intrepid adventurers and successful armies of conquest have marched on their stomachs. The wagon trains and cattle drives that opened the American frontier would have stalled without Cookie and his chuck wagon. Camp cooks have always ruled their little kingdoms, be they isolated lumber camps, mine operations, or construction projects.
John Scalzi's AMC blog shows a short guide to the most epic FAILs in Star Wars design -- "I'll come right out and say it: Star Wars has a badly-designed universe; so poorly-designed, in fact, that one can say that a significant goal of all those Star Wars novels is to rationalize and mitigate the bad design choices of the movies. Need examples? Here's ten..."
VideoSift shares a nine minutes and 58 seconds YouTube video showing an explanation of the perennial science fiction weapon: lasers. Every show uses them, but do any of them really know why? The host explains the formula behind their power, and using video clips from many recognizable science fiction sources (and other surprises). He also goes into another science fiction/sci-fi weapon based on the formula for Kinetic Energy. This weapon isn't what sci-fi says, but it is exactly what it means..."