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The Physics of Falling Cats Is Surprisingly Complicated

November 19, 2016 - 2:08 pm in Science

Cats are mysterious creatures, and among their many secrets is how the heck they always manage to land on their feet. It’s a phenomenon that has interested scientists for as long as both […] Source: Science - Geek.com

Consuming Energy Drinks Every Day Can Cause Hepatitis

November 17, 2016 - 2:06 pm in Science

Energy drinks are an incredibly popular type of beverage that promises to give you the extra energy you need to get through a busy day. But consuming…

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.…

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 make room for pea milk. There […] Source: Science - Geek.com

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 found that there is a strong correlation […] Source: Science - Geek.com

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 - Geek.com

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 - Geek.com

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 - Geek.com

Freddie Mercury gets his own asteroid for 70th birthday

September 10, 2016 - 11:46 am in Science

Celebrated Queen front man Freddie Mercury would have turned 70 years old on September 5th. In celebration of Mercury’s life and influence on the world, the International Astronomical Union and the Minor Planet […] Source: Science - Geek.com