Car thieves unknowingly steal bottles of smelly stoat anal gland oil

September 29, 2016 - 12:10 pm in People

Sometimes the universe is just. Some thieves in Wellington, New Zealand broke into a car last week allegedly looking for chemicals for illicit drug production. What they got, however, was a rancid surprise. […] Source: Science -

Ripple is a vegan milk alternative made from peas

September 27, 2016 - 12:06 pm in What's hot

The dairy case used to be packed with cow milk. These days, it’s full of alternatives like soy, almond, cashew, and rice. And now they’ll have to…

Your Instagram account shows how depressed you are

September 25, 2016 - 12:04 pm in Apps

The photos you post on social media may be saying more about you than you intend. Scientists from Harvard University and the University of Vermont have…

NASA releases stunning retro-style space tourism posters

September 24, 2016 - 12:02 pm in Extra

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory has just released these 14 stunning posters that showcase some of the finest travel destinations from our solar system, and beyond. They’re appropriately retro-styled, as the aesthetic is perhaps from […] Source: Science…

Squid proteins help create self-healing fabrics

September 22, 2016 - 12:01 pm in Uncategorized

Imagine you just tore your favorite pair of pants. You’d have to spend some time with a needle and thread to have any hope of salvaging them, and you need to actually be […] Source: Science -

Mysterious SETI signal is either super-advanced aliens or the Russian military

September 21, 2016 - 11:58 am in People

Astronomers working on the SETI project have reported a peculiar signal, one that could potentially indicate the existence of alien life in a solar system 95 light years away. It is also possible […] Source: Science -

Entomologist subjects himself to “lie on the floor screaming” levels of insect sting pain

September 20, 2016 - 11:56 am in Science

Pain is a hard thing to quantify, but University of Arizona entomologist Justin Schmidt has done his best to do just that. He’s stung himself over 1,000 times with 85 different insects so […] Source: Science -

Sony ‘s new 4K action cam is the absolute BOSS

September 18, 2016 - 11:53 am in Gadgets

  Sony unveils its latest 4K action cam at IFA 2016 and its built-in optical image stabilisation makes it one smooth operator 2 Sep 2016     Sony's Balanced Optical Steady Shot (or BOSS, for short) has been a staple feature of its handy cam…

How to Properly Maintain Your Home’s Attic

September 17, 2016 - 11:51 am in Life

Getting a smart thermostat to control the heating and cooling in your house can potentially save you money depending on how you use it, but a thermostat isn’t going to save you money all by itself. Your home also needs good airflow and insulation, and the…

How to watch Apple’s iPhone 7 launch live: stream Apple's 7 September event live-media-1

How to watch Apple’s iPhone 7 launch live: stream Apple’s 7 September event live

September 16, 2016 - 11:39 am in Software

    Want to find out about the iPhone 7, Apple Watch 2 and iOS 10? Here’s how 6 Sep 2016 The iPhone 7 is coming. Its arrival is as certain as the world turning, the tides rising and falling, and Britain’s summer being completely over in the first…