A Serial Pigeon Throttler Is Stalking the Erudite Streets of Cambridge

Remember the brusque but ultimately golden-hearted transient woman in Home Alone 2: Lost in New York who helped Kevin defeat his adult foes with her team of loyal pigeons? Yeah, well, this story about a vigilante pigeon strangler stalking the streets of Cambridge, England is nothing like that at all. It’s actually a… » 9/06/13 9:30am 9/06/13 9:30am

Science Solves the Perfect Ponytail Puzzle

Ever have that problem where you don't know what your ponytail is going to look like on a given day? Well, science has just solved it for you—at least if you're willing to do a bunch of calculations first. British scientists say they've created a "Ponytail Shape Equation" which can predict the shape of any ponytail.… » 2/13/12 11:30am 2/13/12 11:30am

Public Opinion Down On British Working Mums

A new study out of the UK says: get back to the kitchen, betch! Well, it doesn't exactly » 8/06/08 9:30am 8/06/08 9:30am say that, but the survey conducted by Cambridge University sociologists shows that the number of people who believe " if a woman went to work" has dropped substantially since 1998. Back in those hazy Blair/Clinton years, 51% of…