How to organize scientific articles in the Internet age, The Onion predicts how the world will actually end at the hands of scientists, "sexsomnia" and other sleep-related illnesses, elevating dinosaur fossils, Dawkins ruins fun party trick...

  • Scientists Warn Large Earth Collider May Destroy Earth
    The Onion points out the need for even larger scale science experiments to finally get the job done and really destroy the planet.
  • Richard Dawkins and Derren Brown talk about “psychics”
    Forever on his quest to break the hearts of children and worshippers of magic worldwide, Richard Dawkins explains the science behind so-called psychics.
  • Things that go bump in the night
    You might think you wouldn’t mind a case of “sexsomnia” until your partner describes your loving touches as if “the skin is being ripped away from her body”.
  • Skeletal Remains
    Surely any number of kids were lulled into science worship with their first trip to a Natural History Museum and that first tremulous sighting of a T. Rex skeleton, but as this article points out, these bones are meant for more than child’s play. (via 3QuarksDaily)
  • Defeating Bedlam
    This week Olivia Judson, instead of tackling the complexities of scientific theory, attempts to reign in the entropic disarray of scientific information on the web by offering helpful organizational advice.

Got something for Seed‘s Daily Zeitgeist? Email the Zeitgeister.

Originally published December 17, 2008

Tags

Share this Stumbleupon Reddit Email + More

Now on SEEDMAGAZINE.COM

  • Ideas

    I Tried Almost Everything Else

    John Rinn, snowboarder, skateboarder, and “genomic origamist,” on why we should dumpster-dive in our genomes and the inspiration of a middle-distance runner.

  • Ideas

    Going, Going, Gone

    The second most common element in the universe is increasingly rare on Earth—except, for now, in America.

  • Ideas

    Earth-like Planets Aren’t Rare

    Renowned planetary scientist James Kasting on the odds of finding another Earth-like planet and the power of science fiction.

The Seed Salon

Video: conversations with leading scientists and thinkers on fundamental issues and ideas at the edge of science and culture.

Are We Beyond the Two Cultures?

Video: Seed revisits the questions C.P. Snow raised about science and the humanities 50 years by asking six great thinkers, Where are we now?

Saved by Science

Audio slideshow: Justine Cooper's large-format photographs of the collections behind the walls of the American Museum of Natural History.

The Universe in 2009

In 2009, we are celebrating curiosity and creativity with a dynamic look at the very best ideas that give us reason for optimism.

Revolutionary Minds
The Interpreters

In this installment of Revolutionary Minds, five people who use the new tools of science to educate, illuminate, and engage.

The Seed Design Series

Leading scientists, designers, and architects on ideas like the personal genome, brain visualization, generative architecture, and collective design.

The Seed State of Science

Seed examines the radical changes within science itself by assessing the evolving role of scientists and the shifting dimensions of scientific practice.

A Place for Science

On the trail of the haunts, homes, and posts of knowledge, from the laboratory to the field.

Portfolio

Witness the science. Stunning photographic portfolios from the pages of Seed magazine.

SEEDMAGAZINE.COM by Seed Media Group. ©2005-2012 Seed Media Group LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Sites by Seed Media Group: Seed Media Group | ScienceBlogs | Research Blogging | SEEDMAGAZINE.COM