It’s still early, but you know who the biggest winner of the week is, by far? Science. Science makes Joe Flacco’s week look, eh, okay, and that couple who won the lottery – twice – like they’re just doing all right. Science’s week is like Joe Biden’s summer of ’87, that’s how great it is.
First, there was the historic announcement on Monday that the remains of England’s notorious King Richard III had been discovered – underneath a midlands parking lot. The story provided fodder for worldwide headlines, a jackpot’s worth of memes and a treasure trove of awesome stories within the story on the science behind it.