Food & Culutre

Breeding A New Apple Takes Decades

Have you ever noticed how many different types of apples you can buy? It’s far more than your average red, green, and yellow varieties — there are striped ones and freckled ones and ones with names like “Jazz” and “Pink Lady” and “Honeycrisp.” You might not give a passing thought to kaleidoscopic apples with funny […]

Curiosity

How the Shackleton Expedition Survived an Antarctic Winter on Floating Ice

How the Shackleton Expedition Survived an Antarctic Winter on Floating Ice Let’s say you’re looking for a job, and you come across this gem online. “Small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, constant danger. Safe return doubtful.” Chances are, you’d pass it up. But in 1914, 28 intrepid adventurers eagerly signed up for […]

Curiosity Design

What Was the First Internet Meme?

What Was the First Internet Meme? Today’s internet is a churning sea of funny images, remixes of those images, parodies of those remixes of those images, and cat videos. But before there was the Y U NO Guy or the Ermagerd girl, there was an animation that would come to change the internet forever. It was called Baby […]