What's behind the epidemic of chronic disease in America? Annika returns to welcome us to the Inflammatory Industrial Complex.
How To Cook A Mammoth
A new paper suggests that fire helped kill off Los Angeles' megabseasts. Humans might have lit the match.
Are We Wrong About the American Horse?
New findings push back the origins of American horse culture. The secret? Knowing what questions to ask.
Decline and Fall Free: Purge Night
Anakin Skywalker falls, leading us to ask: what does it really take to commit an atrocity?
Decline and Fall: The Turning Point
Revenge of the Sith ends. We contemplate the nature of coups, purges, and what it actually means to fall.
Festival of Fires
Difficult heroes, failed rebellions, and how to rebuild a religion
Decline and Fall: Anatomy of a Tragedy
Revenge of the Sith premiers. The Iraq War goes sour. We contemplate legitimacy, interpersonal politics and
Decline and Fall Annex: Kosher Torture
Disney's Andor has a lot to say about imperial rule — and the difficulties of overthrowing it.
I Met A Traveler From An Online Land
What do lost cities and the modern internet have in common?
Halloween Heat Death Spooktacular
We were working in the lab, late one night, when our eyes beheld an eerie sight