- Why no wheels? At Gambler’s House, teofilo endeavors to explain why ancient cultures throughout the Americas didn’t make use of the wheel — even when they understood its principles!
- Acro-tastic! (with additional GADZOOKS!). Over at we are all in the gutter, Emma takes a lighthearted look at some of the more unusual acronyms that have found their way into astronomy.
- Prehistoric mammal Prolibytherium had a “butterfly face”. At his new digs, Brian Switek investigates the curious protrusions of Prolibytherium, and what they might have been used for.
- ‘Gravity doesn’t exist’, says philosophically naive scientist/journalist. Finally, Michael at Good, Bad and Bogus points out that words matter, and argues that the semantic death of gravity is definitely overexaggerated.
Check back next week for more “miscellaneous” suggestions!