Science

10 Food Myths You Probably Believe
All too often we get carried away believing (or worse, repeating) everything we are told and don't spend enough time questioning what's actually been said. We've picked 10 very common health mantras you hear everyday and weeded out the worst of the lies, because we want you to ea…
Adorable 3-Year-Old Helps You Remember the Elements
For the uninitiated, ‘The Elements’ is a song written in 1959 by musical humorist and mathematician Tom Lehrer, which recites the names of all the chemical elements on the periodic table. Actor Daniel Radcliffe famously sang it on a British chat show and helped introduce the song to a new generation…
Hypoallergenic Dogs May Not Exist
Many people these days, our nation's president included, are interested in having a hypoallergenic dog. That is, a dog that supposedly will cause less allergy problems for an allergic person. It sounds great - many of us have suffered from allergies our whole life. And many of us love dogs. But…
‘Flashed Faced Distortion Effect’ = FREAKY! [VIDEO]
Researchers have discovered a very weird phenomenon that turns pretty girls into grotesque monsters. They don't know why it happens but if they line up the eyes and flash the faces of women at high speed, our eyes perceive the faces to be highly deformed. Watch this video and see the effect for…
Will We See The Lunar Eclipse??
I remember at school when I was a teenager we all got to go outside to view a Solar Eclipse. It was lunchtime and I was hungry, but I decided to see what all the fuss was about. The teachers warned us NOT to look at it directly, even with sunglasses on.