The lush summer greenery has inspired me to celebrate the substance that gives them the colour. Here are some cool facts about chlorophyll.
It’s just the thiosulfinates | Day 287
Thanks to thiosulfinates, the taste of red onion can really spruce up a salad, but the same chemicals are also responsible for the indelible aftertaste.
Capsicum genders: The nonsense one finds on Facebook | 241
There are pages whose content you should not share because they are pits of pseudoscience. But some things, like the gender of capsicums, can be trickier.
Fractals everywhere | Day 22
Each November Sydney erupts into gorgeous, light purple blossoms, courtesy of jacaranda trees. When this time of year comes around, whole streets and neighbourhoods start to resemble fantasy landscapes. However, even during winter the deciduous jacarandas can still be interesting.