Secrets of the Dead: Alcatraz Escape

The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea and drowned, according to conventional wisdom. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees could have made it to dry land—but only if they left at a specific time.

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Cincinnati Zoo Director Thane Maynard says the Zoo is a safe place and it is regularly reviewing safety.

Cincinnati Zoo Director Defends Decision To Kill Gorilla

The Director of the Cincinnati Zoo says killing its 17-year old gorilla named Harambe was the only option given his strength, his agitation and disorientation, and risk of darting him since it wouldn’t immediately take effect.

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Musical Mashups: Part 2

Earlier this year, I shared a "musical mashup" by Grant Woolard, consisting of 57 classical melodies from 33 different composers. It was quite fun trying to pick out all of the favorite melodies he ha…

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