Often, scientific studies are meant to advance our understanding of the world, providing us with irreplaceable tools to solve our daily problems. Occasionally, though, science goes beyond the necessary and enters the realm of the ridiculous just because the scientists didn’t have anything better to do that day. Ever hear a child ask stupid questions
With their microscopic size, bacteria are everywhere and can perform feats that are unachievable for beings like us. In recent times, we have shown you some truly extraordinary microorganisms, such as bacteria that eat radioactive waste. However, there are certain species of these little creatures with abilities that we could say are true superpowers. Now,
We all wish we could be Batman (except with parents), but come on, let’s be sensible. These are 10 Real Vigilantes Who Thought They Were Above The Law.
Odors are things that we probably do not pay much attention to. We just tend to prefer pleasant scents and stay away from unpleasant odors. However, there is more to these smells. For instance, that chlorine odor we perceive in pools is not chlorine. And the smell of a new car is surprisingly dangerous to
For most of us, memory is the cornerstone of who we are. Our past defines us and shapes both who were are now and who we will become. Many of us deliberately set out to make memories that we can enjoy later. It is commonly known that memories fade a little with age, and conditions
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Automobiles have come a long way since Karl Benz created the first car in 1885. (Karl Benz did not actually invent the car, but we will get to that shortly.) Several features we take for granted in today’s cars were not originally standard. For instance, the first cars did not have steering wheels or top
Cutting-edge technology allows researchers to get creative with their goals. Quirkiness in the name of science is bound to produce something unusual. From octopuses that are plied with Ecstasy and people reading each other’s thoughts to a reality that exists only when looked at, scientists are breaking new ground. However, as with all experiments, not
A brave man once said “Never tell me the odds”. His son pushed him into a black abyss sadly, but the people involved in these insane incidents would probably …
We really don’t realize how lucky we are until we take a look back at the medical history books and recognize that most surgical practices during the Victorian era (1837–1901) were basically medieval. Between the 1840s and the mid-1890s, there were some radical changes in the operating room which went on to become a surgical
Do you ever dream that you could be paid to do nothing? Instead of being held down by a job, you could read books or surf the web as much as you wanted. Sound impossible? Well, sometimes, the fates align in such a way that people actually end up making money for doing little more