This article’s almost a parody of popular science journalism (the squirrel Kevin Bacon! the squirrel Facebook!) but how can you not love a study of networking squirrels?
A hydraulic analog computer built in 1949 (from scrounged Lancaster bomber parts) that represents the British economy using gauges, sluices, colored water, and felt tip pens. (Thanks, Jere!)
P.D. Smith, author of Doomsday Men, on mad scientists and the dream of the superweapon.
Get out your bristol board and rubber cement: it’s time for the school science fair.