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August 4, 2019


The Invention Of Cities: Part 2

Çatalhöyük’s long period of excavation and its wealth of well-preserved artifacts and archaeological remains has made it an indispensable source of data about human prehistory.

August 3, 2019


The Invention of Cities: Part 1

Around 10,000 years ago, humans first domesticated plants and animals, started living in fixed, urban areas called cities, and organized themselves into complex societies.

May 1, 2018


The Dating Lives Of Turkeys

Female turkeys find strutting, making low drumming noises, and males who hang out with their brothers attractive.

May 15, 2015




Tryptophan's sleepy effect is maximized by foods heavy in carbs.

October 18, 2014


Natural fires like this one at Yanartas near Çıralı Olympos in Turkey inspire awe and fear.

Earth’s Eternal Flames

One of the world's oldest eternal fires gets demystified.

April 2, 2014


Because pop-up timers aren't super accurate, you should probably get a regular food thermometer to make sure your meal is safe.

Timers Are Popping Up All Over

We solve yet another kitchen mystery on this A Moment Of Science.

November 25, 2010


Myth: Turkey Makes You Sleepy On Thanksgiving

Do you get sleepy on Thanksgiving and blame the turkey? Well, you're wrong to do so!

November 23, 2010


A Moment Of Science Tackles Thanksgiving

Check out these cool Thanksgiving related posts!

February 20, 2009


Got Milk? Thank the Anatolians from 7000 BC

Scientists developed a technique to identify the residue of fats from cows' milk on ancient pieces of pottery.

October 18, 2006


Dinosaur Turkey!

It would take a lot of stuffing to fill this Jurassic turkey.

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