On Charles Darwin’s use of photography in his book about human and animal emotions.
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On the unlikely 17th and 18th-century German fashion of keeping tree frogs to forecast the weather.
A possible solution to a well-known conundrum about Ancient Rome.
On the effectiveness of anecdotes and understatement in conveying catastrophic events.
How Charles Darwin's legendary flatulence wasn't all it's cracked up to be.