Articles by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
The simple matching game has some deceptively complex mathematics behind the scenes
Everything you wanted to know about the science and history of stomping on the toy blocks
Human remains dating back to the Roman Empire populate the grounds below the surface, representing a burden for developers but a boon for archaeologists
This rapidly evolving tech aims to empower consumers and shine a light on the food industry
Why scores of Londoners thought the fire of 1666 was all part of a nefarious Catholic conspiracy
More than four hundred years after the Bard’s death, the quality of his works is still a fluid scale
In order to stop the carnage wrought by German U-Boats, the Allied powers went way outside the box
No, there’s no science behind an astrologer’s prediction for 2016, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be accurate
A look at what’s really going on when we get the creeps
Take a trip to the uncanny valley and hope you make it back unscathed
In a world before the printing press, how did news of the famous document make the rounds?
Throughout the United Kingdom, retailers are going mad over an 800-year-old document
Usage is on the decline – so why are banks looking to the machines to save them?
Tool of the devil, harmless family game—or fascinating glimpse into the non-conscious mind?
You aren’t alone in your fear of makeup-clad entertainers; people have been frightened by clowns for centuries
Demanding a combination of brains and brawn, this new sport has competitors floating like butterflies and stinging like kings
Rival towns are vying for the king’s remains and his legacy now that his skeleton has been found 500 years after his death
For a wife-beating, baby-squashing scofflaw, Mr. Punch has done pretty well for himself
You’ve never been so interested in being bored