Latest Mike Stroud Stories

2012-06-29 11:50:50

On the centenary of Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole, a study to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on Sunday 1st July has shown that Scott's men starved to death because they were consuming far too few calories to fuel their daily exertion.

2008-08-29 00:00:27

By Michael Machosky Making great new cutting-edge pop music is hard enough as it is. Just try it without a vocalist. Calling Brooklyn laptop-and-guitar-based duo Ratatat -- coming to Diesel this Friday -- "pop music" isn't totally accurate.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.