Marine biology nerd chess is the only decent justification for 280-character tweets

Twitter bumped all of its users up to 280 characters this week, reducing the density of the average tweet, if not that of the intellects behind them. There have, at least, been a number of decent gags to come out of the change, even as we all adjust to the newfound eyestrain of massive walls of text on a service that…

‘Harmless’ Radioactive Cloud Drifts Over Europe Following Mysterious Nuclear Accident

The cloud of radiation that swept through Europe in recent weeks originated at a nuclear facility in either Russia or Kazakhstan, according to a report put out France’s nuclear safety institute. The levels of radiation were never dangerous—at least for Europeans living outside of the immediate area affected—but the…

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