Anyone know what Oasis is? Not the crappy English band, but the stuff that gardeners and flower arrangers use? No? Well it's known as floral foam, and keeps flowers in place whilst also absorbing sufficient water to keep them...
Astronomers and cosmologists working for NASA have found what they're calling 'Earth 2.0', a planet that's being described as 'Earth's twin'. The most exciting thing about this new discovery? It's the closet and most exciting indication as yet that...
Professor Stephen Hawking has, as he's often said, tackled the mysteries of the universe his entire life. And mysteries don't get a lot bigger than the question that's plagued mankind since we evolved... Are we alone? Well, the world's most...
A sonic boom is the sound we hear when a supersonic aircraft passes through the sound barrier, at a speed known as Mach 1. It is the sound associated with the shock waves created when an object, most commonly...
Blackheads. They are a total pain in the butt. You try to squeeze them and you get scarred for life. Or you spend obscene amounts of money on exfoliating skin products and they don't work. Well, until now that...
Solid carbon dioxide, more commonly known as dry ice, is an extremely important chemical for the science industry. For example, it is used to flash freeze biological samples when normal refrigeration methods will destroy them. It is also used...
Okay, okay - we know some people don't get on board with the whole idea of evolution and opt more for the religious 'creationism' argument for how we all got here. And we respect that. But let's get a...
The skies about Wisconsin and Illinois lit up GREEN recently. An odd green fireball tore through the sky, causing hundreds of frightened residents to call 911 and report what scientists now believe was a meteor. There are reports that some...
It might sound like a cheesy cliche, but pregnancy is amazing. Pregnant women convert these little people from cells to personhood over a period of nearly a year! The whole process of pregnancy is simply unbelievable. You nurture this tiny...
A heart-rendering picture of a poor newborn baby born with one eye has been released by medical experts in Egypt. The eye is central to the face, giving a 'Cyclops'-like appearance to the unfortunate child, who isn't expected to...
A 'mega-tsunami' could be heading our way soon and could be of such biblicial proportions that we'd all face extinction. A 1,000ft wave swept across the Earth 73,000 years ago. A volcano on the Cape Verde Islands off West Africa set...
'How to cure insomnia?' 'How to cure anxiety?' If you suffer from either of these afflictions, you'll have no doubt sought the answers to these questions. But would you ever have imagined that the answers may lay in powerful...
This is the Gordon Dam in Tasmania, an island off the coast of south Australia (y'know, where the devil comes from). It's a whopping 415 ft in height. So what happens when you drop a basketball off the top...
Why light one match when you can light six thousand matches, huh? Well, because it's costly and time consuming and weird and you don't have that matches on you. But if you did? It'd be fun, wouldn't it? Well,...
This guy was riding his bike in Greenwood, Indiana when he spotted something incredibly strange occurring in the sky above. Freaked out, he decided to pull out his camera and film what appears to be a beam of light...