BBC Future
03/23/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
It took less time to invent the airplane or the electronic computer.

The ingenious invention to better the button
BBC Future
03/23/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Fourth-century monks described the 'noonday demon’, who led workers to stare listlessly out of their window. Feel familiar?

The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common
BBC Future
yesterday at 23:00. Facebook
Do those blessed with beauty live in a cloud of appreciation – or does it sometimes pay to be plain?

The surprising downsides of being drop dead gorgeous
BBC Future
yesterday at 16:00. Facebook
"After 22 years of hard work, Mozambique was declared free of mines in 2015"

The deadly danger you can’t see
BBC Future
yesterday at 12:00. Facebook
Who fancies a pickled cabbage, garlic, banana and artichoke smoothie? Your gut microbes, that's who.

Why your diet may be bad for your gut bacteria
BBC Future
03/21/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
Witzelsucht is no laughing matter - especially for the patient's friends and family.

The curse of the people who can’t stop making puns
BBC Future
03/21/2017 at 16:00. Facebook
"Queue-barging is the worst solecism a foreigner can commit" - Debrett's etiquette guide

We hate to admit it, but Brits aren’t the best at queuing
BBC Future
03/21/2017 at 12:00. Facebook
Psychologists have identified six principles of powerful persuasion - and Gregor MacGregor used them all.

The conman who pulled off history’s most audacious scam
BBC Future
03/20/2017 at 21:00. Facebook
It took a nightmarish 206 days to build the first sarcophagus

A vast new tomb for the most dangerous waste in the world
BBC Future
03/20/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
"Many behaviours and attitudes can be normalised with apparent ease – and not only in politics"

The powerful way that 'normalisation' shapes our world
BBC Future
03/20/2017 at 12:28. Facebook
There might be almost as many asexual people as there are gay individuals

‘I have never felt sexual desire’
BBC Future
03/17/2017 at 21:03. Facebook
From gigil to wabi-sabi and tarab, there are many foreign emotion words with no English equivalent.

The ‘untranslatable’ emotions you never knew you had
BBC Future
03/17/2017 at 17:26. Facebook
There are some intriguing things we’ve learnt in recent years about our mind’s journey to the Land of Nod. #WorldSleepDay

What you may not know about sleep
BBC Future
03/17/2017 at 13:11. Facebook
According to researchers, the most natural time to take a nap, based on our circadian rhythms, is in the afternoon sometime between 2 and 4pm. #WorldSleepDay

Sleep: How to nap like a pro
BBC Future
03/16/2017 at 16:16. Facebook
The 1901 Dorland’s Medical Dictionary defined heterosexuality as an “abnormal or perverted appetite toward the opposite sex.”

The invention of ‘heterosexuality’
BBC Future
03/16/2017 at 15:02. Facebook
What would happen if our planet suddenly started turning the opposite way, or slowed to a crawl?

One thing is for sure, it wouldn’t be a smooth outcome for civilisation.
BBC Future
03/16/2017 at 12:27. Facebook
Garlic goes into the bloodstream – so its effects linger for some time.

The surprising foods you should eat to banish garlic breath
A lost medieval city has been revealed by lasers. (via BBC Culture)

The surprising discovery at Angkor Wat
What would happen if our planet suddenly started turning the opposite way, or slowed to a crawl?

Well, the world would be an utterly different place.
Engineers want to bore a tunnel beneath the ancient site.

Stonehenge: The world’s trickiest construction site