Science Filter
  1. Michael Moreci on what science fiction can teach us about ourselves: ” . . . sci-fi possesses the unique ability to instruct and inform, to subtly—or, at times, not-so-subtly—act as a warning of what happens to worlds overrun with inequality, with war, and with hate.”

    Books
  2. Farnam Street

    Farnam Street, a blog created by Shane Parrish, is devoted to helping you develop an understanding of how the world works, make better decisions, and live a better life. It aims to expand your intellectual horizons, connect ideas, think in multidisciplinary ways, and explore meaning.

    Exploration
  3. Science & Food

    A diverse team of science students and scholars at UCLA writes on the intersection of biology, chemistry, and engineering with the food we eat.

    Cooking
  4. The 99 Best Things that Happened in 2017

    Many might want to forget 2017 ever happened; at Quartz, Angus Harvey compiled a list of 99 things that might help salvage the image of the year that just ended.

    Culture
  5. Anthropocene Magazine

    Anthropocene focuses on human innovation in a challenging, rapidly changing world, sharing stories on sustainability, biodiversity, preservation, and more.

    Environment
  6. Columbia Science Review

    Students across scientific disciplines at Columbia University come together to write and edit the Columbia Science Review, where they publish articles on written to introduce cutting-edge science to a broad audience.

    Journals & Magazines
  7. Global Catastrophe Is Just Two Melted Glaciers Away

    In a widely shared article, Grist writer and meteorologist Eric Holthaus warns about the rapid collapse of Antarctic glaciers and the devastating floods that could ensue.

    Current Events
  8. Is Wilderness Sustainable?

    “Gazing back from our coughing, hacking, smoke-filled present, the preservationist impulse can seem ironic. The landscapes Americans most wanted to save are instead changing rapidly—in some cases more so than adjacent, unprotected areas—and preservation itself is to blame. “

    Environment
  9. Berfrois

    Founded and edited by Russell Bennetts, Berfrois is a literary-intellectual online magazine based in London, England, covering a range of subjects from poetry to philosophy and science to economics.

    Art
  10. The Last Word On Nothing

    “Science says the first word on everything, and the last word on nothing,” said Victor Hugo. The Last Word on Nothing is a collaborative blog by science writers all over the world. They write for publications like New Scientist, Scientific American, Smithsonian, National Geographic, and more.

    Environment
  11. Researchers in the World

    Follow Yannick and Orsi as they travel around the world learning about new countries and cultures through science.

    Photography
  12. Finding Fossils with a Legendary Dinosaur Hunter

    “Wendy is more Mad Max than the nerd with a fondness for fossils I’d expected. A living legend, known the world over for her sixth sense. A celebrated dinosaur hunter. And a real badass.” Photographer Susan Portnoy explores the Canadian Badlands of southern Alberta with Wendy Sloboda.

    Exploration
    Photo by Susan Portnoy
  13. Quam Proxime

    Kathryn Hume works in the artificial intelligence sector, but has a background in philosophy and literature. On her blog, she publishes essays that bring together her interests in tech, language, culture, and more.

    Art
  14. The Alan Turing Institute

    The Alan Turing Institute is the United Kingdom’s national institute for data science. Turing’s work in theoretical and applied mathematics, engineering, and computing are considered to be the foundation of the data science field.

    Data
  15. Undark

    Undark Magazine explores science at the point where it intersects — and sometimes collides — with politics, economics and culture.

    Business