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Personal Space

Don't stand so close to me.

Monkey Crouch

The whys and wherefores of the jockey's squat.

Roach Breathing

The ins and outs of roach respiration.

Bring Out Yer Dead

How ant undertakers recognize their dead.

Zombie Science

The epidemiology of zombie-ism.

Walking in Circles

What happens when we wander?

Shrinking Sheep

Mary had an ever-littler lamb.

Backwards Planets

The planet WASP-17b spins to the beat of a different drummer.


Does the way he's looking at you make you blush? Good!