Charles Seife

Jul. 04, 2014

A Web of Doubt

Author Charles Seife spots the falsehoods and fakes that make their way onto the information super highway.

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May. 08, 2009

The Two Cultures, Fifty Years On

Are the humanities and the sciences irrevocably divided?

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The Myth of the Woolly Bear

\tLegend holds that the length of a woolly bear caterpillar’s color bands can be used to forecast how severe the winter weather will be. The myth dates back to colonial American folklore but was popularized by a 1948 study. SciFri finds out if there’s any truth to the lore, and what the caterpillar’s fuzzy bristles are really used for.

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