We often think of using herbicides to get rid of weeds, but now people are trying SMASHING THE SEEDS TO DEATH WITH A GIANT HAMMER. And I love it. By Brooke Borel
“Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them.” Long, but really important. When Google tries to scan every book in existence, publishers fight them, and everyone loses. By James Somers.
(Mouse) SPERM! (Freeze-dried) IN! SPAAAAACE!! Scientists have frozen mouse sperm, sent it to space, brought it back...and it still worked. By Laurel Hamers.
“Technically it’s not even my dolphin vagina mold,” she says. “I was carrying it for someone.” When scientists and the TSA cross paths, the results are hilarious. By Ed Yong.