The Dark Ages Weren’t Really Dark

Learn about the “smellicopter,” a drone that can smell via a live moth antenna; why the “Dark Ages” weren’t as dark as you might think; and how simple word swaps can secretly trick your brain. 

Introducing Smellicopter: a drone that uses a live moth antenna to smell things by Grant Currin

The Dark Ages weren’t all that “dark” by Steffie Drucker

The Framing Effect Shows How Simple Word Swaps Can Secretly Trick Your Brain by Ashley Hamer

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