The card game BS is known for its notoriously risky decisions and rage-inducing gameplay. The objective is to get rid of all of your cards through deceptive means — the person who does this first is the winner. For a player with their mind set on winning, a well-known game theory concept can assist in helping them secure a victory: the prisoner’s dilemma.

Also known as seasonal depression, SAD impacts 5% of adults in the United States. SAD is commonly found alongside bipolar and other depressive disorders, each exacerbating the other’s severity. Symptoms of SAD include loss of pleasure or interest in activities that used to be enjoyed, changes in appetite, loss of energy, difficulty thinking or making decisions and engaging in purposeless physical activity such as pacing or slowed movements and speech.

Aurora borealis, more commonly known as the northern lights, are visible year-round in Canada and Alaska and are typically expected to stay confined to regions of higher latitudes. Yet, from March 23 through March 25, 2023, skywatchers as far south as North Carolina, Virginia and Arizona observed the same streaks of color in their night skies.

In the centuries preceding the advent of what is now considered “modern science,” the study of nature and the physical universe was known as “natural philosophy.” The name itself implies an intimate connection between the sciences and philosophy. It begs the question: At what point did the two disciplines diverge?