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 people even saw it in Michigan, Iowa, New York, Indiana,...
Our eyes are amazing structures. Taking in information from a 220° field of vision, they are at their best when focusing on about 10% of what is directly in front of us. This is the optimum field at which our eyes focus perfectly. Outside of this range is what...
What happens to the human body when it's in space? Well, you'd think we'd all know for certain by now, wouldn't you? What with the amount of astronauts there have been. But while a lot is known, the science on the data isn't exact. All scientists have been able...
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 is. You see, there exists a simple, cheap and easy...
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 famous theoretical physicist is certain that aliens exist. And not just...
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 live much past the first week of its life. The baby...
Are you one of those lucky people who just slides into bed, instantly falls asleep and then wakes up eight hours later feeling refreshed and ready to attack the day? Or are you more the kind who takes forever to get to sleep, tosses and turns all night and...
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 thing until it is finally able to fend for itself...
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 shooting out from behind the clouds at regular intervals. But...
Astronomers have incredibly discovered an as-yet-unfound NINTH PLANET in our solar system. It's been dubbed 'Planet X', it's about the size of Neptune and it's hidden behind Pluto. It's thought to orbit the sun once every 15,000 years. There's no concrete proof of Planet X yet as no pictures...
'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 hallucinogenic drugs? Probably not... In one of the more interesting stories...
Water. It's pretty good, isn't it? Without it you'd be in a little bit of trouble. Especially when you fancy a drink. But liquid can be used for more than just slurping on. And we're not just talking about rivers and lakes. We're talking about cool little science tricks! There...
This is Jackson Taylor. Recently the 16-month-old Australian was traveling in a car along with his mother and 9-year-old sister when they collided with a vehicle going more than 70 MPH. Little Jackson's chances of survival were slim. As a result of the crash, Taylor suffered an “internal decapitation”...
The mysteries of the universe. As time goes by, it seems as though we learn more of them every day. But for every answer than science seems to throw our way, they also chuck in a hundred questions. We're learning more about Mars now than ever before, all thanks to...
We are not alone. That's been the thinking of many people for years. It seems almost unthinkable that the entire universe exists with its countless planets and life-sustaining stars and yet little old planet Earth is the only one with living organisms running about on it. And, while many...