The human body is pretty rad and it can do a lot of really cool things. But we’re here to get weird, so let’s talk about some of the more interesting things our bodies can do. When your body experiences extreme starvation, there are chances that your brain will start to eat itself. You can pinch a weenus as hard as you want. A weenus is that extra skin on … [Read more...] about Our Bodies Are Wonderfully Weird and Here’s Why
Most of the time when we hear about scientific breakthroughs that require a ton of testing we see footage of lab rats. And in just about every movie where science is sciencing, what do we see? A sciencey lab full of people in white lab coats, beakers that are bubbling, and, you guessed it, cages of lab rats. But what’s the deal? Why is so much testing done on lab rats? Let’s … [Read more...] about So, Why DO We Test on Lab Rats?
There is no denying that, more often than not, we humans are almost always the real danger that stands in our own way. We have all done something stupid more than once in our lives, but when you meet an overwhelmingly intelligent person, you would assume that they are different. They don't get confused with how to open a door or put the wrong shoe on the wrong foot in the … [Read more...] about “I Always Thought Ham Was a Type of Bird”: Times Intelligent People Did Things That Were Not-So-Smart
Sure, we’re already almost two months into 2023 (somehow?) but we are just now catching up with all of the amazing discoveries made in 2022, so please join us on our journey. Ameca debuts at Consumer Electronics Show 2022 (image via: news shield) In January, Britain’s Engineered Arts introduced Ameca, a robot of unprecedented humanlike appearance. … [Read more...] about Just Some Really Cool Discoveries Made in 2022 That You Might Have Missed
Does anyone remember watching the hit 1990s Snick show, ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ And at the beginning of every episode, they would introduce their spooky story and say, “submitted for the approval of the Midnight Society…”? Well, we’re kind of having one of those moments right now because today we’re going to tell you about the curious emergency room visit and death of … [Read more...] about The Curious Emergency Room Visit and Death of Gloria Ramirez