The Science of Plan B or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love…

It was Marie Curie who pronounced that fear should be tempered with understanding. "Now is the time to understand more," the two-time Nobel laureate is quoted as saying, "so that we may fear less." » 12/04/12 11:20am 12/04/12 11:20am

The best way to get back at your superhero ex: Become a supervillain.

Breaking up with a superhero can be tough, but Veronica, star of the webcomic Plan B, somehow manages. Of course, it helps that she's the world's most brilliant supervillain, complete with a kick-ass alien lair and a perverted super-mechanic sidekick. » 8/21/10 12:35pm 8/21/10 12:35pm

A Greenhouse Made of Steel

Who said nature has to be pristine and untouched by technology? The Orquideorama is a giant steel-and-wood structure recently built in the middle of a more traditional botanical garden in Medellin, Colombia. It consists of a series of modular, honeycomb-like "flower-tree" structures. The hexagonal "flowers" actually… » 3/31/08 2:51pm 3/31/08 2:51pm