A Man-Friendly Guide to Periods

The period, the ‘time of the month’, the red scourge; whatever you choose to call it, menstruation affects us all. Yes, even men suffer through them. Of course you guys don’t actually suffer it first hand, but I think it’s safe to assume most of you have been the unfortunate recipient of a hormone-fuelled rant at one…

360 Degrees of Mars!

You may have thought that without becoming an astronaut, you’d never get to see the surface of Mars. Over the years NASA’s Curiosity Rover has tried to help by giving us loads of snapshots of the surface. We’ve even had a selfie from the Rover itself: Now you can get an even more immersive experience with a…

The Psychology of Beards

A fairly recent phenomenon has taken the world by storm. Beards have been springing up all over the place. Literally EVERYWHERE: Celebrities have them… Bar tenders have them… Even models have them!… Personally I’ll blame (thank?) Jason Momoa, AKA Khal Drogo. I mean seriously, he’s delicious both in and out of character. The beard only…

Analysis of ‘Hobbit’ Fossil Reveals New Species

“In a hole in the ground, there lived a hobbit.” Unbeknownst to Tolkien, he actually wasn’t far from the truth. In 2003, archaeologists stumbled upon the fossil of a diminutive human species which they called Homo floresiensis which soon gained the nickname of ‘The Hobbit’. The fossil is at least 17,000 years old and about a meter tall (hobbits are…

Eating Habits of Stonehenge Inhabitants Revealed

The University of York has combined forces with the University of Sheffield to discover how our ancient ancestors may have eaten nearly 5000 years ago. Teams from both universities have excavated an area of the Durrington Walls in Sailsbury, which once surrounded the world famous Stonehenge monument. The walls, which are dated back to the late-Neolithic period…