• Tharaka Kaluarachchi

    Human Geographer with little science knowledge writing about science

  1. To beef or not to beef

    In my years of studying geography, my courses have been plagued with cynicism, despair, foreboding, and just a general sense of doom and gloom. Poverty, social …


  2. Girls, contraception, and Neil Armstrong’s foot

    Today is the International Day of the Girl. Let’s learn something about girls! The World Health Organization released a report a few years back with this …


  3. Battling my ice addiction

    If you’ve ever watched an episode of TLC’s My Strange Addiction, you’ll know there are a bunch of people out there who can’t help but do …


  4. Sharks are friends – not food

    It may not be a surprise to you that humans aren’t the only species that enjoy creating friendships with one another. There is plenty of evidence …