The Week: Most Recent from Lauren Hansenhttp://theweek.com/editor/articles/lauren-hansenMost recent posts.en-usMon, 01 Sep 2014 09:01:00 -0400http://theweek.comhttp://theweek.com/images/logo_theweek.pngMost Recent from Lauren Hansen from THE WEEKMon, 01 Sep 2014 09:01:00 -0400These real-life Rosie the Riveters changed the face of laborhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267276/these-real-life-rosie-the-riveters-changed-the-face-of-laborhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267276/these-real-life-rosie-the-riveters-changed-the-face-of-labor<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62331_article_main/w/240/h/300/world-war-ii-women-at-work.jpg?208" /></P><p>When America entered World War II after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, it did so fully, committing all of its assets. As the men stepped into battle across Europe and in the Pacific theater, women entered the workforce, occupying the roles of their husbands, brothers, and sons.</p><p>Nearly 350,000 women volunteered to serve in the army both at home and abroad. Those housewives and students were suddenly in uniform, driving trucks, repairing airplanes, fixing engines, rigging parachutes, and manning aircrafts that acted as flying targets during training. It was a whole new world and they rose...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/267276/these-real-life-rosie-the-riveters-changed-the-face-of-labor">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Mon, 01 Sep 2014 09:01:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267316/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267316/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62333_article_main/w/240/h/300/best-photojournalism.jpg?208" /></P><p ><br /> Spook a Little, ridden by Britain's Josh Collins, competes at the World Equestrian Games, at the d'Ornano stadium in Caen, France. | (<em>REUTERS/Regis Duvignau</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A swimmer topples through "The Wedge" wave break in Newport Beach, California. | (<em>REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Participants toss placards into the air after attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the "Largest Human National Flag," in Kathmandu. | (<em>REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Michael Brown, Sr. mourns over his son's casket at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri. | (<em>REUTERS/Richard Perry/Pool</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Karate kids practice their...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/267316/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:26:00 -0400This week I learned that alcohol boosts your sense of smell, and morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/267248/this-week-i-learned-that-alcohol-boosts-your-sense-of-smell-and-morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/267248/this-week-i-learned-that-alcohol-boosts-your-sense-of-smell-and-more<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62299_article_main/w/240/h/300/smell.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/165213957%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-4olE2&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p><strong>Read more about the facts mentioned:</strong></p><p>Drinking small amounts of alcohol boosts people's sense of smell <em>(Research Digest)</em></p><p>Moon smells: Apollo astronauts describe lunar aroma <em>(Space.com)</em></p><p>Whale-watching found to stress out whales <em>(Scientific American)</em></p><p>Lobsters were once only fed to poor people and prisoners <em>(Factually.com)</em></p><p> </p><p><strong>Listen to more of</strong> <strong><em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts</strong>:</p><ul><li>Is monogamy on the way out?</li><li>Lauren Bacall's remarkably honest account of Humphrey Bogart's death</li><li>Your weekly streaming recommendation: <em>O</em>nly <em>God Forgives</em></li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud...</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/267248/this-week-i-learned-that-alcohol-boosts-your-sense-of-smell-and-more">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:20:00 -0400A doll hospital is an endearingly creepy place to workhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267102/a-doll-hospital-is-an-endearingly-creepy-place-to-workhttp://theweek.com/article/index/267102/a-doll-hospital-is-an-endearingly-creepy-place-to-work<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62246_article_main/w/240/h/300/doll-hospital-sydney.jpg?208" /></P><p>Behind a toy shop, in Sydney, Australia, there is a hospital where employees stitch up fingers, restore vision, and take their marching orders from a surgeon-in-chief. Many of the specialists are veterans of the hospital, having worked there for decades.</p><p>But this family-owned infirmary doesn't save human lives. It tends exclusively to dolls, teddy bears, and other childhood toys. For more than a century, the Doll Hospital has nursed these cherished best friends back to health.</p><p>While it sounds downright precious, a Doll Hospital in action can be jarring at times &mdash; there's a reason Chucky...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/267102/a-doll-hospital-is-an-endearingly-creepy-place-to-work">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:24:00 -0400The peculiar, old-school charm of pachinkohttp://theweek.com/article/index/266672/the-peculiar-old-school-charm-of-pachinkohttp://theweek.com/article/index/266672/the-peculiar-old-school-charm-of-pachinko<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62185_article_main/w/240/h/300/pachinko.jpg?208" /></P><p>For decades, entering a pachinko hall in Japan meant you were immediately accosted by the smell of wafting cigarette smoke, the sound of thousands of rattling silver balls, and the sight of row upon row of (mostly male) gamblers sitting patiently, waiting for the big score.</p><p ><br /><strong>January 1964:</strong> Men sit in a smart-ball parlor (similar to pachinko) in Tokyo. | (<em>AP Photo</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br /><strong>January 1964:</strong> A pachinko machine in Tokyo. | (<em>AP Photo</em>)</p><p><br /><br /> The country's modified pinball game first popped up in the mid-1940s, and its popularity quickly caught on. In the years since, Japan would come to have more than 12,500 pachinko...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266672/the-peculiar-old-school-charm-of-pachinko">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 12:44:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266920/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266920/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62163_article_main/w/240/h/300/clock-cleaning.jpg?208" /></P><p ><br /> Workers clean one of the four faces of the Great Clock, which contains the Big Ben bell, in London. | (<em>Oli Scarff/Getty Images</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A police helicopter flies over Ferguson, Missouri, during violent unrest sparked by the fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown by a white policeman. | (<em>REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Newborn giant panda triplets snooze inside an incubator at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China. | (<em>REUTERS/Stringer</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A man gets a shave from a roadside barber in New Delhi as another waits for his turn. | (<em>REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Athletes compete in a heat of...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266920/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 15:19:00 -0400This week I learned a store in Alabama is selling your lost luggage, and morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/266854/this-week-i-learned-a-store-in-alabama-is-selling-your-lost-luggage-and-morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/266854/this-week-i-learned-a-store-in-alabama-is-selling-your-lost-luggage-and-more<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62124_article_main/w/240/h/300/luggage.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/164176491%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-pPURZ&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p><strong>Read more about the facts mentioned:</strong></p><p>Where do bags go after the TSA takes them? <em>(BoingBoing.com)</em></p><p>Why names are so easy to forget <em>(The Atlantic)</em></p><p>Richard III was a bottle-a-day drinker <em>(BBC)</em></p><p>Cities are making spiders grow bigger and multiply faster <em>(Wired.com)</em></p><p><strong>Listen to more of</strong> <strong><em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts</strong>:</p><ul><li>How formula-feeding made my husband a better father</li><li>Corporate advertisers are hijacking girl power to sell products, and I'm totally into it</li><li>Your weekly streaming recommendation: <em>The Comedy</em></li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, and TuneIn.*</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266854/this-week-i-learned-a-store-in-alabama-is-selling-your-lost-luggage-and-more">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:38:00 -0400How a Palestinian turned airstrikes into arthttp://theweek.com/article/index/266694/how-a-palestinian-turned-airstrikes-into-arthttp://theweek.com/article/index/266694/how-a-palestinian-turned-airstrikes-into-art<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0124/62040_article_main/w/240/h/300/tawfik-gebreel.jpg?208" /></P><p>The tenuous 10-day cease fire that quieted the airspace between Gaza and Israel and allowed families to literally pick up the pieces of their shattered lives has ended.</p><p>Militants in Gaza fired a round of rockets at Israel on Tuesday evening, provoking a fatal airstrike from Israel. Blame ricochets back-and-forth, negotiations have been traded in for vows of violence, and experts worry the worst is still to come.</p><p>It's a harsh reality for those living in the war zone. But 27-year-old Tawfik Gebreel, who lives in Gaza, chooses to find some hope among the wreckage. The Palestinian architect and artist...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266694/how-a-palestinian-turned-airstrikes-into-art">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:24:00 -0400Corporate advertisers are hijacking girl power to sell products, and I'm totally into ithttp://theweek.com/article/index/266578/corporate-advertisers-are-hijacking-girl-power-to-sell-products-and-im-totally-into-ithttp://theweek.com/article/index/266578/corporate-advertisers-are-hijacking-girl-power-to-sell-products-and-im-totally-into-it<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0122/61207_article_main/w/240/h/300/ads-from-always-left-verizon-center-and-bing-celebrate-womennbsp.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/163716988&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p>Read more on this story.</p><p><strong>Listen to more of</strong> <strong><em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts</strong>:</p><ul><li>Your weekly streaming recommendation: <em>Escape From Tomorrow</em></li><li>This week I learned penguins were once as tall as LeBron James, and more</li><li>Four annoying sounds you need to stop making</li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, and TuneIn.*</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266578/corporate-advertisers-are-hijacking-girl-power-to-sell-products-and-im-totally-into-it">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:25:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266465/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266465/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61951_article_main/w/240/h/300/synchronized-swimming.jpg?208" /></P><p ><br /> People march through the streets of Los Angeles as part of a 300-mile trek from Merced County to the U.S.-Mexico border, in an awareness campaign for the plight of undocumented immigrant mothers and their children. | (<em>REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Russians Daria Korobova and Svetlana Kolesnichenko perform their synchronized swimming free routine at the LEN Swimming European Championships in Berlin, Germany. | (<em>AP Photo/Michael Sohn</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A protester throws a smoke bomb back at police in Ferguson, Missouri. | (<em>REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A sales assistant sits next to TV sets broadcasting a report on Pope...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266465/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:43:00 -0400This week I learned penguins were once as tall as LeBron James, and morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/266387/this-week-i-learned-penguins-were-once-as-tall-as-lebron-james-and-morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/266387/this-week-i-learned-penguins-were-once-as-tall-as-lebron-james-and-more<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61913_article_main/w/240/h/300/lebron-penguin.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/163164162%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-LaaGO&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p><strong>Read more about the facts mentioned:</strong></p><p>Extinct mega-penguin was as tall as a person <em>(DiscoverMagazine.com)</em></p><p>Why do we count sheep <em>(Mental Floss)</em></p><p>Celebrities who are great at the last thing you'd expect <em>(Cracked)</em></p><p>Hear how Robin Williams woke up the space shuttle Discovery crew in 1988 <em>(SmithsonianMag.com)</em></p><p><strong>Listen to more of</strong> <strong><em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts</strong>:</p><ul><li>4 annoying sounds you need to stop making</li><li>Robin Williams: A remembrance</li><li>This week I learned the moon might be littered with dinosaur fossils, and more</li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, and TuneIn.*</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266387/this-week-i-learned-penguins-were-once-as-tall-as-lebron-james-and-more">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:52:00 -0400This German hospital is ready for an Ebola outbreakhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266274/this-german-hospital-is-ready-for-an-ebola-outbreakhttp://theweek.com/article/index/266274/this-german-hospital-is-ready-for-an-ebola-outbreak<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61875_article_main/w/240/h/300/ebola.jpg?208" /></P><p>The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has claimed more than 1,000 lives since it first appeared in March, making it one of the worst in history. Because it is the first major outbreak in the region, health care workers were ill prepared to contain the virus and protect themselves and others, allowing the disease to spread quickly.</p><p>But hospitals all over the world are stepping up their game in preparation, should the virus jump continents. The Charit&eacute; hospital in Berlin has the largest isolation unit in Germany and can handle up to 20 patients suffering from highly infectious diseases.</p><p>Recently...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/266274/this-german-hospital-is-ready-for-an-ebola-outbreak">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:14:00 -0400This week I learned that a little bit of poison is good for you, and morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/265996/this-week-i-learned-that-a-little-bit-of-poison-is-good-for-you-and-morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/265996/this-week-i-learned-that-a-little-bit-of-poison-is-good-for-you-and-more<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61752_article_main/w/240/h/300/eat-your-vegetables.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/162163184%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-nVfQA&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p><strong>Read more about the facts mentioned:</strong></p><p>Poison yourself, it's good for you <em>(OutsideOnline.com)</em></p><p>Hummingbirds are freaks of nature <em>(TheWeek.com)</em></p><p>9 poems penned by presidents <em>(Mental Floss)</em></p><p>The struggle is real <em>(Reddit)</em></p><p><strong>Listen to more of</strong> <strong><em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts</strong>:</p><ul><li>The sheer terror of being alone</li><li>4 common words that come from heat</li><li>This week I learned the moon might be littered with dinosaur fossils, and more</li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, and TuneIn.*</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/265996/this-week-i-learned-that-a-little-bit-of-poison-is-good-for-you-and-more">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:45:00 -0400The firsts of the First World War: A visual historyhttp://theweek.com/article/index/265656/the-firsts-of-the-first-world-war-a-visual-historyhttp://theweek.com/article/index/265656/the-firsts-of-the-first-world-war-a-visual-history<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61629_article_main/w/240/h/300/world-war-i.jpg?208" /></P><p>One hundred years ago today, World War I began.</p><p>By the time it was over, 10 million soldiers were dead, along with another six million civilians. Europe was bankrupt, setting the stage for World War II, which kicked off a mere 20 years later.</p><p>But the Great War also prompted innovation on a scale rarely seen before. Some of the inventions of that era &mdash; tanks, for instance &mdash; were not peaceful in purpose. But the war also saw the introduction of blood banks, mobile X-rays, and the inclusion of women in the military.</p><p>Below, a visual history of the First World War's firsts:</p><p ><br /> <br /><strong>Tanks |...</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/265656/the-firsts-of-the-first-world-war-a-visual-history">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Mon, 04 Aug 2014 16:34:00 -0400The week's best photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/265700/the-weeks-best-photojournalismhttp://theweek.com/article/index/265700/the-weeks-best-photojournalism<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61602_article_main/w/240/h/300/clown-congress.jpg?208" /></P><p ><br /> Clowns gather for a group picture during the sixth annual Latin American Clown Congress in Guatemala City. | (<em>AP Photo/Moises Castillo</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />A crew member checks guide wires as a hot air balloon inflates at the QuickCheck New Jersey Festival of Ballooning. | (<em>AP Photo/Mel Evans</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Yeoman Sergeant Bob Loughlin walks through the art installation "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red," marking the 100th anniversary of World War I, at the Tower of London. | (<em>REUTERS/Neil Hall</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />People look on as participants ride goats and sheep during a race in Fengshan, China. | (<em>REUTERS/China Daily</em>)</p><p ><br /><br /> <br />Men rest their...</p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/265700/the-weeks-best-photojournalism">More</a>By <a href="/author/sarah-eberspacher" ><span class="byline">Sarah Eberspacher</span></a> and <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:34:00 -0400This week I learned the moon might be littered with dinosaur fossils, and morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/265645/this-week-i-learned-the-moon-might-be-littered-with-dinosaur-fossils-and-morehttp://theweek.com/article/index/265645/this-week-i-learned-the-moon-might-be-littered-with-dinosaur-fossils-and-more<img src="https://7e8c.https.cdn.softlayer.net/807E8C/origin.theweek.com/img/dir_0123/61573_article_main/w/240/h/300/dinosaurs.jpg?208" /></P><p><iframe width="100%" height="166" scrolling="no" frameborder="no" src="https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%3A//api.soundcloud.com/tracks/161168409%3Fsecret_token%3Ds-guK8g&amp;color=ff5500&amp;auto_play=false&amp;hide_related=false&amp;show_comments=true&amp;show_user=true&amp;show_reposts=false"></iframe></p><p><strong>Read more about the facts mentioned:</strong></p><p>The Moon Could be Littered With Fossils From Earth (<em>Popular Science</em>)</p><p>Study finds that like yawning, sniffing is contagious (<em>Discover</em>)</p><p>Elephants appear to be super sniffers (<em>Student Science</em>)</p><p>Physicist create ice cream that changes colors as it's licked (<em>Phys.org</em>)</p><p><strong>Listen to more of <em>The Week</em>'s mini podcasts:</strong></p><ul><li>Why I hate cupcakes<br /></li><li>How I learned to love the evil-looking earwig</li><li>Your weekly streaming recommendation: <em>Black Death<br /></em></li></ul><p> </p><p ><strong>*You can also find The Week's mini podcasts on iTunes, SoundCloud, Swell, and TuneIn.*</strong></p> <a href="http://theweek.com/article/index/265645/this-week-i-learned-the-moon-might-be-littered-with-dinosaur-fossils-and-more">More</a>By <a href="/author/lauren-hansen" ><span class="byline">Lauren Hansen</span></a>Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:37:00 -0400